Senior Highways Engineer

Senior Highways Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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SENIOR HIGHWAYS ENGINEER  (Contract or permanent)

Our Client is an award winning civil, structural, rail and transportation consultancy which is one of the largest independently owned consultancies in the UK with offices in London, Stockport and Warrington.

Due to successful contract awards with Local Authorities, aswell as commisions to work a number of high profile multi-million housing development sites an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Highways Engineer for their Stockport Office.  Due to the pandemic this role will be home based, with site visits as and when required.

You will be responsible for designing highway infrastructure projects for local Councils, highway authorities and private sector organisations.

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

Duties will involve:

The preparation of feasibility studies, designs, scheme drawings and calculations;
Preparation of contract documents and specifications;
Undertaking project management tasks for schemes;
Mentoring/managing junior members of staff,
Liaising with clients and supervision of contractors.
A working knowledge of the DMRB and current design standards/codes is essential.

Specific objectives include:
  • Providing a high level technical service.
  • Providing support, training and guidance to other staff.
  • Developing and retaining specialist knowledge in certain areas.
  • Reporting to the highways director.
  • Liaising with other discipline team leaders to ensure technical integration.
  • Financial and commercial management.
Applicants should be:
  • Experienced in working in a highway design office which is essential, typically with at least 10 years’ practical design experience.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Capable of operating with minimal supervision/mentoring junior members of staff.
  • Seeking increasing level of responsibility.
The role will be considered on a contract or permanent basis.

Competitive salary, benefits include:
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Flexible working.
  • Organised social events.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • On-site cycle storage and showers.
  • 5 minutes walk to Pure Gym.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Varied work and early responsibility.

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