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Highways Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £27k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A new opportunity has arisen for a Highways Engineer to join our client's expanding team based in Manchester. After numerous client wins 2020 has been a great year with 2021 projected to be a year of significant growth! As the successful Engineer you will be working on a range of schemes within the industry, in an established team of Highways Engineering professionals enabling you to advance your career and develop your skill set.
A healthy work-life balance is key for anyone in their career which is why our clients offer flexible working to everyone, with core hours of 10am till 4pm Monday to Friday, and the ability to work remotely when needed.
The role
·To assist in the delivery of a range of highways engineering related projects on behalf of both public and private sector clients
·Assist junior staff to ensure that their project work is technically correct
·Assist Project Managers to ensure that deadlines are met and within budget
·Respond to client and customer enquiries taking messages, when necessary and ensuring that their needs are met  
·Managing projects in accordance with Client requirements to exceed their expectations
·Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QMS system
·To assist the Senior and Principal Engineers with report writing and preparation
·Assist with the writing of technical reports
·Development of conceptual design and producing engineering designs and details in accordance with project requirements
·Visits to site as required
·Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QA system
The ideal candidate
·Accredited Degree in Engineering (or equivalent)
·Knowledge and experience of Traffic or Highway Engineering Design and design standards
·Sound understanding of highways and traffic engineering techniques and principles and a track record in transport planning, design and/or delivery
·Self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
·Possess strong analytical ability and a solid understanding of traffic and transportation fundamentals and current design standards
·Able to communicate / liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors
·Expertise in traffic and highways related industry recognised software
·Knowledge and experience of TMA 2004, DMRB, Highways Acts, RTRA 1984, RTAs, TSRGD 2016, Traffic Signs Manual and relevant British Standards
·Evidence of Continuous Professional Development 
·£27,000 - £35,000 DOE
·25 days per year + Bank Holidays
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Professional development and opportunities to progress
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Zubair Ahmed on 02393 876065.
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, Infrastructure & Transportation 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 Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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