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Highways Design Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £28 - 32 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matthew Ulysses

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876013

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    16 Jun 00:00

  • Startdate:


What we need:

We are currently assisting our client, a local authority based in Hampshire, to find an experienced and available Highways Design Engineer to join their busy Highways and Engineering department.

What the job is for:

In relation to Highway Engineering, you will be responsible for:

Conducting feasibility studies leading to final design and implementation of schemes to current technical standards.
To prepare or assist in the preparation of technical design and contract documents
Formulate project programmes and liaison and co-ordination of stake holders to deliver project to time scale and budget.
Compile maintenance schemes / contracts and monitor progress of contracts and consultants to deliver cost effective maintenance of infrastructure.
Supervise, motivate and direct junior members of staff to promote project delivery to agreed timescale and budgets.
Liaison with: Consultants, Contractors, Head Teachers, Councillors, and outside organisations, to promote and implement smooth working of schemes.
Procurement of contractors
Appraise financial implications of schemes on overall budget with direction of line manager.
The work involved will be related to the authorities Surface Treatment work of the highway.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Ability to demonstrate experience in Highways engineering
  • General knowledge of Engineering, Highways and transport policies and associated legislation
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Able to work without close supervision
  • Ability to keep good work records
  • HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering / Transportation

What you will get in return:

Working at a fantastic location being paid £30.00 - £35.00 per hour, this will be an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join an already strong Highways Engineering team.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.

If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Matt Ulysses at Carrington West on 02393 876013 for more information.
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