Senior Highways Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £42000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Our Client is a Privately owned, award winning Civil and Structural Design Consultancy.  Due to an increase in workload they are looking for a Senior Highways Design Engineer to support them. 

Reporting to the Highways Director, Senior Highway Engineer to design highway infrastructure (local roads and drainage projects, section 38, 278s) for Local Authorities and private sector clients. 

The role requires a ‘hands on’ approach, application of engineering knowledge and skills to the design of highway projects.

Duties will involve:

•           Preparation of feasibility studies, designs, scheme drawings and calculations;

•           Preparation of contract documents and specifications;

•           Undertaking project management tasks for schemes;

•           Financial and commercial management;

•           Mentoring/managing junior members of staff, liaising with clients and supervision of contractors;

•           Liaising with other discipline team leaders to ensure technical integration.


Applicants should be:

•           HNC/D or degree qualified;

•           Experienced in working in a highway design office (essential)

•           Up to 10 years’ practical design experience;

•           Recent experience of preparing designs for local roads, junction improvements, cycling / pedestrian projects (essential);

•           DMRB and current design standards/codes (essential);

•           Team leadership experience – work with minimal supervision/mentor other staff (essential);

May consider contract for the right candidate

Circa £40-42k + benefits / Contract rate in the region £32 Ltd  (Outside IR35)                                 


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