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Senior Highway Engineer or Technician

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Senior Highway Engineer or Technician

  • Location:

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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This is a permanent position within my client's Highways Engineering team.
The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients.
This ethos has led to an expanding workload and the requirement for a Senior Highways
Engineer / Technician who will enjoy the challenges provided by their diverse range of clients and
projects. This position offers the successful applicant exciting opportunities to advance their
career across many facets of the profession, opportunities to learn whilst working alongside senior
The role will be varied and all encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways design
work and technical support to other members of the in-house team. Candidates must have
detailed design experience and a solid background in highway construction projects. You will be
able to review and take responsibility for issuing design drawings and have the seniority to liaise
effectively with clients, other members of the professional team, Local Authorities and contractors.
The position offers an excellent opportunity for a Senior Highways Engineer / Technician seeking to
develop their career and business acumen and taking on new engineering challenges - right at
the heart of a growing, talented, friendly and collaborative team.
Key skills & experience
·Qualified with an appropriate engineering degree and already be / or working toward
·Incorporated or Chartered status
·Previous experience working in a transport planning / engineering design consultancy
·Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design
·Strong self-motivation and initiative
·Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design
·principles and standards including MfS and DMRB
·Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.
·Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team utilising
·competent communication skills both orally and in writing
·Good commercial awareness
·An ability to follow instruction and to work collaboratively as part of a team
This team undertakes the following tasks
·Site appraisal and feasibility assessment
·Walking, cycling and public transport audit (WCHAR) and design
·Servicing / delivery design and management
·Highways design - local authority and private residential / commercial (S.38 / 184 / 278)
·Vehicle swept path assessment
·Utility assessment and impact negotiation (C3 & C4)
·Road Restraint Risk Assessment Procedure (RRRAP)
·Ordinary Watercourse Consent application
·CDM risk and mitigation assessment
·Traffic calming and home zone scheme design
·Traffic Regulation Orders and Stopping Up Orders
·Road Safety Auditing (Stages 1 - 4)