Senior / Principal Highways Design Engineers

Senior / Principal Highways Design Engineers

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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  • Start date:



Our Client in West Yorkshire is currently seeking to recruit two Highways Design Engineers to support their team oin Huddersfield.

They are looking for a Senior Engineer with a minimum 5 years experience and a principal Engineer with a minimum of 7 years experience.

You will have section 38/278 project experience as will need to undertake S38 and S278 technical audits / reviews.

You will work with all necessary stakeholders to ensure that roads are designed to the appropriate requirements, and that the full implications of traffic and highway problems created by developments are resolved by the developer through agreements under S278 and S38 of the Highways Act 1980.

You will be able to demonstrate:

Significant experience in highway engineering, particularly local roads and housing estate roads;
Excellent understanding of Manual for Streets, DMRB, other national standards, best practice guidance, local standards etc.;
Excellent understanding of the CDM regulations and their relevance to highway design and checking;
Proficiency in the checking of highway designs including layouts, materials, highway drainage, construction details and the like;
A good understanding of S38 and S278 agreements;
That checks are carried out comprehensively and accurately, and comments, reports and other documents are prepared in a timely manner and to a consistently high standard;

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