Principal Highway Engineer

Posted 11 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of my clients' exciting projects? How about joining their talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together they face their clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

They know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of their culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you - from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays.
The company has a vision to shape the future, to lead where others will follow and to engineer the future of mobility today through Safety, Integrity, Collaboration, and Innovation.
Key responsibilities:
·Leading technical delivery of highway engineering projects and key technical input into multi-disciplinary projects.
·Project management on multi-disciplinary schemes and delivery.
·Act as Technical Discipline Lead or Technical Reviewer on complex projects.
·Maintaining excellent client relationships and ability to develop new clients.
·Line Management of a team of senior engineers, engineers, technicians, and apprentices.
·Mentoring and supporting the development of Early Careers.
·Overseeing and supervising multi-disciplinary global teams to deliver complex schemes.
·Support the Transportation business in winning work, acting as Bid Manager, leading, and preparing bids.
·Representing the business at networking events, and establish, maintain, and develop relationships with existing and prospective internal and external clients.
Essential requirements:
·BEng, MEng or MSc Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
·IEng or CEng with a relevant professional institution with a good level of post professional qualification experience.
·Extensive experience of working with key clients, e.g., Local Authorities, National Highways, Developers and/or major Contractors.
·Demonstrable experience of managing project delivery for multi-disciplinary highways schemes.
·Extensive experience in highways related technical standards.
·Demonstrable experience of people management, staff mentoring.
Meeting your needs:
To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, they offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.