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Principal Highway Engineer

  • Location:

    Central London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 55k per year

  • Contact:

    Zubair Ahmed

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 065

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Are you a Principal Engineer looking for your next challenge? Are you an Senior Engineer looking for a step up? If so, I am currently recruiting for a Principal Highway Engineer for an established private sector consultancy, working on a major projects across the UK.
During the pandemic, my clients are experienced continued growth, retaining staff across all sectors and winning some of their largest design schemes alongside major framework wins during this period. They now have ambitious growth plans over the next year and are looking for a Principal Highway Engineer  to join their Major Projects Teams based in London.   
My client values a healthy work-life balance and offers flexible working, whilst giving you the freedom to achieve personal growth and development. They will provide you with the opportunities to enable you to succeed and support you to reach your potential.
The role

·Project programme development and management
·Budget Control and reporting
·Adopt best and appropriate practice for the works in hand
·Client engagement / supply chain interface
·Resource management
·Stakeholder engagement
·Effective communication
·Working across organisational boundaries
·Seek to add value on all works
·Ensure quality control
·Assist in the bidding and securing of new works
·Staff development
 The Ideal Candidate
·Chartered or actively working towards Chartered status
·Demonstrable experienced Highways Engineer in the private sector
·Wide range of skills and projects including highways, engineering and with a breath of disciplines and skillset to coordinate across the team
·Ability to determine appropriate solutions with innovation and added value at all stages
·Experience of DMRB, Conditions of Contract, MCHW, Health and Safety and Best Practice
·Knowledge of and engagement with the civil engineering industry
·NEC3 Project Management Accreditation or equivalent 
·Negotiable salary DOE
·27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays!
·Private Health Care
·Continuous training and development
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Plenty of company organised social functions!
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 have
any questions about the vacancy please click APPLY NOW or contact Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West for
more information on 02393 876065
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 Zubair at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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