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Senior Highway Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Highway Engineer to come and join a busy client in the Manchester area on a long-term contract basis.

The main duties of the experienced Senior Highway Engineer are:

  • A good understanding of Highway Design and delivery of Highway Design schemes / projects. Experience of the various design phases and an ability to check schemes carried out by others.
  • Working with internal and external partners to support the development of the strategic pipeline of projects over the next 5 to 10 years in alignment with the City's plans and aspirations for growth
  • Writing initial project briefs to provide to the MCC Highway Design Team so they can provide options / proposed solutions.
  • Commissioning feasibility studies from the Highways Design Team and assessing whether the solution put forward will deliver the desired outcomes. Assessing Schemes for strategic fit, maintainability etc.
  • Approval of all Highways Improvement Schemes. Checking Highway Schemes from a Client Team perspective to ensure that schemes / projects are fit for purpose and in line with the original scope / request.
  • Attending project development meetings to assess project designs throughout the various project design phases to ensure projects are in line with the original brief and not creating a negative impact on the local network.
  • Ensuring that post scheme monitoring is carried out to assess the required deliverables are achieved.
  • Attending Strategic meetings to support development of Asset Management and support with the development of Highways Operational Policies
  • Preparing new processes to support the development of the Highways Client Team
  • Have a good understanding of budgets, governance, and working within a highly political environment.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.

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 Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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