Principal Highway Engineer

Posted 13 February 2023
Salary £52k - 55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

Carrington West are pleased to offer an outstanding role with a fantastic company in Nottingham. The role for a Principal Highway Engineer is to lead a multi-disciplinary team to provide highway and civil engineering construction and design service.
What you will do:
·To lead and co-ordinate, the planning and delivery of highway and civil engineering design of significant and complex projects, understanding company wide and third party dependencies, resource and technical requirements to contribute to the growth and development of the business.
·To plan resource capacity, commitment and forward workflow in own team and working collaboratively across management roles within consultancy, to maximise productivity and achievement of customer expectations.
·To take responsibility for the scoping, development and achievement of highway and civil engineering design services and projects to enable successful delivery of significant and complex projects, programmes both internally and externally.
·To provide expertise and manage the process of complex queries for internal and external stakeholders through to resolution, taking account of professional liabilities, acting as escalation point across areas of team expertise.
·Manage, coach and develop a team of technical staff engaged in all aspects of service area to enable individuals to achieve their potential and deliver effective business results.
·To lead, coach and develop all team members to achieve individual full potential and create a high performing team with knowledge skills and experience to meet business requirements.
·Hold team to account to comply with all statutory responsibilities including Health, Safety and Environmental, duties, policies and procedures to ensure standards are met to maintain a consistent and high-quality professional service.
·Act as an ambassador across political, professional, business and community networks and events at local and regional level to maintain a positive company reputation, build relationships with third parties and promote internal expertise for business development.
What you need to know:
·Proven experience of managing a highway and civil engineering design service delivered through appropriate contractual arrangements.
·Proven experiences of managing people and performance to create high performing individuals and team meeting stipulated KPIs.
·Proven experiences of managing a portfolio of large scale highway and civil engineering projects and delivering all to projected delivery timescales as agreed with client / sponsor.
·Proven experiences of financial management and budgetary monitoring spend to give confidence on delivery programme and out turn costs being to client satisfaction.
·Proven experiences of influencing and communicating at a senior level within internal and external organisations.
·A degree in Civil Engineering, or a related subject and post qualification relevant experience, or equivalent knowledge gained through practical experience in a highway and/or civil engineering project management environment.
·Membership of a relevant Professional Institution or evidence to demonstrate a commitment to continual professional development.
·Strong ICT skills including Microsoft Office applications, highway design software and knowledge of data management environments.
What you get in return:
·This is not only a great opportunity to work on local environmental projects, but one where you will have a real opportunity to help influence the outcome of the projects in the team for years to come.
·True flexible working scheme.
·A culture that helps you to achieve your full potential with clear, structured mentoring, investment and feedback.
·A competitive salary - not just to attract you to the business but also to recognise your on-going contribution and capabilities.
·They also provide a leading pension scheme, and various perks and wellbeing initiatives to ensure you are properly looked after during your time with the business.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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