Highway Engineer

Posted 19 February 2024
Salary £35 - 40 per hour
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Engineer to come and join a busy client in West Yorkshire on a long term contract basis.

The main duties of the experienced Project Engineer are:

  • To design new highway construction schemes within the Traffic, Engineering and Design team
  • Responsible for project management for the delivery of major  projects and schemes
  • To facilitate the legal agreement, design reviews and checks and monitoring of S278 schemes.
  • Formulate design solutions for schemes and provide expert support for the management of external suppliers designs and proposals for highway projects.
  • To undertake and manage the investigation, consultation, evaluation, design, programming, contract preparation, implementation of highway improvement proposals.
  • Carry out site inspections, including setting out, ensuring compliance with drawings and specification, preparation and issue of orders. Undertake site measurement and checking / recommending contractual payments.
  • Responsible for design reviews, checking and processing of Highways Act 1980 - Section 278 procedures with respect to the Council's responsibility for new developments.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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