Highway Engineer

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary £30 - 38 per hour
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 Highway Engineer to come and join a busy Highway Design Team in the Manchester area.

The main duties of the experienced Highway Engineer are:

  • Lead, develop and deliver design of a range of major and complex highways and transportation schemes of various types and sizes including feasibility design, detailed design, construction and maintenance.
  • Identify and design out hazards, complete risk assessments, compile pre-construction information and ensure all design and construction works are planned, coordinated and completed in accordance with relevant legislation.
  • Prepare tender, contract documentation, evaluate tender returns, and award the contract.
  • Administer the contract, supervise contractors, verify valuations and certify payments for completed works.
  • Research, analyse and interpret a range of data in order to make objective and effective decisions to issues requiring an in-depth understanding of the respective work-areas ensuring compliance with the client's policies and procedures.
  • Supervise and check work of junior staff in terms of assisting in project delivery.
  • Supervise and check work of statutory undertakers, developers and contractors in terms of construction delivery.

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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