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Senior Highway Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £37k - 44k per year

  • Contact:

    Adam Butler

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876016

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  • Published:

    21 days ago

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Highway Engineer in Nottingham? Interested in working on projects in your county? If yes, please read on.
This is an outstanding vacancy with one of the most innovative and progressive consultancies in the civil engineering / highway engineering market. The role, Senior Highway Engineer, will involve the design and delivery of highway and civil engineering schemes in the consultancy portfolio of work.
What you will do:
·Lead design and deliver 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 to include checking and approval to relevant standards to support 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 companies Construction and Commercial Division to manage workflow there by 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; to 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 level.
What you need to know:
·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.
·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 of providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives.
·Experience of managing project budgets and financial reporting of project programme.
·Experience of 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's in it for you:
·This is not only a great opportunity to work on local environmental projects, but one where you will have a real opportunity to help influence the outcome of the projects in the team for years to come.
·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 on-going 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.
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