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Principal Highway Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £37 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Principal Highway Engineer
Are you an experienced Principal Highway Engineer?
I am currently recruiting for a Principal Highway Engineer on an initial 6-month contract basis in the North Somerset area. The Principal Highway Engineer will lead a busy highways team involved highway improvement activities.
Leading the Highway Improvements team in North Somerset, you will work on the design of highway improvement schemes with construction values up to £1 million. The role will also entail the management and leadership of the team, including Engineers and Technicians within the team.
Main responsibilities of the Highway Engineer - Highway Improvements:
- Scheme investigation, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of contract documents, works inspection and checking.
- Topographical surveys,
- Liaising with elected members, members of the public, developers and other stakeholders regarding current and forthcoming projects.
Experienced required for Principal Highway Engineer - Highway Improvements:
- Minimum HNC/HND standard in civil engineering or a related subject.
- Knowledge of highway design and construction standards, procedures, techniques and health & safety in construction
- Good AutoCAD skills
- Ability to use independent engineering judgement to provide innovative solutions to engineering problems.
What to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
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