Highway Engineer

Posted 23 February 2023
Salary £25 - 30 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 to work on Active Travel schemes.

The main duties of the experienced Highway Engineer are:

  • Work alongside the Principal and Senior Engineers assisting with the detail design of major highway schemes.
  • Work with Transportation colleagues to develop concept plans into detail design and construction drawings.
  • Assist in the preparation of contract drawings and documentation for the major highway schemes you are involved in.
  • Get involved in other work across the Design team, which may involve schemes generated from; agreements made under Section 38, 278 or 106 of the Highways Act, and West Yorkshire Transport fund initiatives.
  • Play a part in the delivery of those highway projects you have had a hand in designing.
  • Undertake or assist with, depending on their complexity, inspections of works being undertaken on site, and keep clear and accurate records of those inspections.

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.