Principal Highways and Traffic Engineer

Posted 30 April 2023
Salary £45k - 55k per year
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Permanent - Full Time
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameNatasha Jones

Job description

Principal Highways/Traffic Engineer
Do you want to join a company who will support you in your development as a Principal Engineer? If so, the following opportunity is working with my within their Highway and Traffic team in Huddersfield. My client is part of a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, providing specialist Highways, Traffic, Transportation and Water Engineering consultancy services to a broad range of domestic and large commercial clients.
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and career orientated individual to take up an important role in the future of an organisation that is committed to providing a quality service to our growing Client base.
The role is for a Principal Highway Detailed Design Engineer (Team Leader Position) who will head one of the teams which consist of two to four engineers and technicians working on the design and procurement of highway and infrastructure projects
·Manage and review the preparation of designs, drawings and reports for a variety of highway and infrastructure proposals
·Preparation of site appraisals for residential developments
·Undertake feasibility and pre-planning assessments of engineering infrastructure.
·Liaison with clients, regulators and other stakeholders
·Management and mentoring of engineers and technicians and reviewing technical outputs.
·Project management, team management and budgetary control
·Business development through client liaison, networking and preparation of bids and proposals
·Civil Engineering degree/HND educated in a relevant discipline
·Chartered or working towards chartered status with a recognized professional institution (e.g. ICE or IHE or CIHT) is desirable
·Excellent knowledge of infrastructure design at concept, feasibility and preliminary level
·Good knowledge of relevant policy and design standards (e.g. DMRB, Sewers for Adoption)
·Experience in the design and supervision of adopted drainage and highways
·Experience of NEC3 contracts and complying with Designer Duties under CDM
·Competent in the use of AutoCAD, PDS/3D Civils and WinDes Microdrainage
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.