Principal Highway Engineer

Posted 06 September 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameTony Hutt

Job description

My clients' Cambridge Office is home to friendly, highly talented and supportive professional highway engineers that thrive on delighting their clients. The company creates rewarding experiences for everybody involved whether driving growth through the largest strategic highway projects in the UK or creating real social value and sense of space in local communities. They are looking for a Principal Engineer who can lead their highway engineering team in Cambridge.
Join and you will:
·Be expanding the Cambridge team, with responsibilities for recruitment, winning work, welfare issues and ensuring high quality of delivery and governance.
·Be responsible for coordinating resources to exceed Client expectations, working within budget expectations, building a network of external and internal Clients.
·Be line managing, supporting and mentoring the local team and creating multi-disciplinary teams to meet workload demands.
·Promote collaboration and driving efficiency, embracing emerging technology and minimising environmental impacts.
·Help to win and develop new work by developing and maintaining excellent professional relationships with Clients, supporting Market teams and preparing work proposals (fees and technical proposals).
·Deputise for the Practice Manager, working with appropriate autonomy within the delegated authority.
They would want to hear from you if you have:
·A BEng, MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and are an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer.
·Have demonstrable experience of managing highway engineering teams with a track record of developing others.
·Proven leadership qualities with an ability to develop collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders.
Their Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. They are creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in the industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of the organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping them to improve their leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.