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Principal Highway Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 48 per hour

  • Contact:

    Evan Brookes

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principal Highway Engineer to lead and support with Highways Design on HS2. This role can be based from almost any location in the UK, with a combination of office and home based working. This is a full-time position which will likely fall outside IR35.
Key experience required:
·Good working knowledge of Highways Design and DMRB with Highways England standards
·BEng/MEng (Hons) Degree in Civil Engineering
·AutoCAD and Civil 3D knowledge/understanding
·Chartered Engineer or Incorporated Engineer (or working towards), MICE or equivalent
·Good knowledge of BIM procedures
·Experienced in project delivery including reports, drawings and specifications
·Full UK driving licence
Your key tasks and responsibilities will be:
·Design activities and project management, depending on the size of the project
·Lead design teams and act as the highway lead to deliver major highways projects on time and within budget
·Apply and promote policies relating to health and safety (including CDM Regulations), quality, and training
·Provide guidance, instruct, motivate, and manage assigned staff on the project
·Prove ability in financial arrangements for projects including fee forecasting, fee preparation, and allocation
·Able to prepare single discipline bid documentation (in association with other disciplines)
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.
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 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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