Senior Highway Engineer

Posted 20 June 2024
Salary £38k - 45k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameAdam Butler

Job description

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading consultancy in Nottinghamshire as a Senior Highway Engineer. The role involves designing and delivering highway and civil engineering projects and providing specialist technical knowledge support engineering services which enhance and maintain the road network.
What you will be doing:
·Lead design and delivery of highway and civil engineering projects ranging in value and complexity including highway geometric alignment, pavement, and drainage design, specification and contract documentation to achieve quality, programme and financial targets meeting customer and stakeholder requirements.
·Provide specialist design, technical and cost advice to colleagues, clients or external bodies including checking and approval to relevant standards to support the delivery of complex and large scale projects across the organisation.
·Manage the evaluation and authorisation of externally designed engineering schemes on behalf of internal and external clients to ensure highway network asset meets regional and national design specification and safety standards.
·Collaborate with the Construction and Commercial Division to manage workflow thereby achieving company business plan objectives for productivity and profit across design and build functions.
·Ensure adherence to Health and Safety management systems, processes and requirements ensuring full compliance to health, safety and environmental legislation and policy; act as Principal Designer on low complexity highway and civil engineering projects, to comply with the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations.
·Coach and mentor developing technical expertise of team members to assist with achieving individual performance targets and future potential.
·Manage consultation, communication and liaison with clients and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including members of the public and elected Members to facilitate project delivery and maintain a positive company reputation.
·Act as an ambassador for individual schemes and the Company across professional, business and community events and networks at local and regional levels.
What experience you need:
·Degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject and post-qualification relevant experience or equivalent knowledge gained through practical experience in a highway and/or civil engineering design environment.
·Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or Engineering Technician and Member of a Professional Institution (relevant discipline) or working towards a development plan to gain chartership or equivalent skills, knowledge and experience demonstrated by CDP record
·Strong ICT skills including competence in specialist computer applications used to support highway design and civil engineering activities including working knowledge of current computer aided design with 3D design software, Microsoft Office and knowledge of data management environments.
·Extensive working knowledge of current highway design and civil engineering standards, contracts, and current Construction Design Management (CDM) Regulations.
·Extensive working knowledge of health and safety, technical, traffic management and other legislation and good practice appropriate to highway and civil engineering construction and maintenance activities.
·Experience in providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives.
·Experience in managing project budgets and financial reporting of project programmes.
·Experience in all stages of project implementation from feasibility to construction on site.
·A high level of personal drive and commitment to excellent customer care and the ability to set an example to other staff.
What you'll get in return:
This is not only a great opportunity to work on local highway / civil engineering projects, but one where you will have a real opportunity to help influence the shape and character of the team's expansion over the coming years.
A culture that helps you to achieve your full potential with clear, structured mentoring, investment and feedback.
A competitive salary - not just to attract you to the business but also to recognise your ongoing contribution and capabilities.
They also provide a leading pension scheme, and various perks and wellbeing initiatives to ensure you are properly looked after during your time with the business.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.