Senior Highway Engineer

Posted 23 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
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. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work.
They have 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.
Their Transportation sector is the centre of excellence for the design of highway and rail infrastructure projects.  They aim to be the first-choice designer for Highways England, Network Rail, Local Highway Authorities, contractors and developers and are working on a number of high-profile projects and frameworks nationwide including our appointment as Delivery Integration Partner for the North and South East under Highways England's Routes to Market framework, the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon upgrade and the Smart Motorways Programme.
They are looking for a Group Highway Engineer with broad ranging experience in the technical delivery of highways projects to join their Highways Practice in the North East/Yorkshire.  Experience of successfully leading design teams in the delivery of Design and Build projects would be an advantage.  You will be responsible for leading the design of significant highways projects, delivering to the highest technical standards and quality targets. You will be an experienced Highway Engineer with proven ability who takes ownership and responsibility for design solutions.  With offices in Newcastle, Stockton-on-Tees and Leeds, there is flexibility on where you will be based.
·Leading a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, technicians and other professionals to develop highway and engineering designs from concept through to detailed design and construction.
·Overseeing and reviewing the production of highway designs, models, calculations and drawings to DMRB and other relevant standards.
·Leading the highway design process and ensuring integration with associated environmental, geotechnical and structural engineering designs.
·Promoting the development of digital solutions and efficiencies in the highway design process and sharing best practice across the team for use on other projects.
·Determining and assigning highway design tasks and managing delivery to programme and budget.
·Leading the preparation of specifications; tender and contract documents and supporting the construction process.
·Encouraging the technical development of highways graduates and technicians in their knowledge of highway design.
·Ensuring compliance with business management standards set in the company's quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
·Liaising with customers in a responsive and client focused manner.
·Managing and developing stakeholder relationships to support the approval process with Highways England, Local Authorities and other key stakeholders.
·Acting as highway design lead with clients and key stakeholders including attendance at meetings, workshops and Public Consultation events etc.
·Preparation and presentation of progress and technical reports for discussion at client and key stakeholder meetings.
·Supporting the project manager with the development of design solutions and the management of the project, including supervision duties.
·Delivering projects to a high quality on time and to budget
·Operating project processes such as risk management and change control.
·Instigate and maintain business management systems and compilation of associated project specific documentation.
·Mentoring and supporting the development of graduates and technicians.
·Able to work and integrate into multi-disciplinary teams and work independently.
·Support in the process of bidding and winning work.