Senior Highways Engineer

Posted 20 May 2024
Salary £36k - 48k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameZubair Ahmed

Job description

We are currently looking for a Senior Highways Engineer to join one of the fastest growing consultancies in the UK. The role will offer flexible working and the ability to work remotely when needed.
As a Senior Highways Engineer, you will have significant experience in the development and detailed design of highway maintenance and / or improvement scheme designs in accordance with the DMRB using AutoCAD and Civils 3D.
You will join a vibrant team and work on major prestigious projects across the UK.
The role
·Proven ability to be able to produce highways and traffic related design deliverables including documents and drawings.
·To provide support to management on a range of tasks to our clients.
·Production and checking of all deliverables (documents & drawings).
·Support other  employees with technical advice on Highway Engineering projects.
·Involved in the management of projects and to led on the delivery of projects. To ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget. Programme management and financial management of projects.
·To lead the engineering input at all stages of a project from conceptual design, through the project cycle to site monitoring.
·Support junior staff with their training and development and assisting in the team management.
·Conduct any liaison or consultation with statutory authorities or undertakers as necessary to implement the construction of the project.
The ideal candidate
·Accredited degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) and Master's is beneficial.
·Consideration given to significant relevant experience in lieu of specified education and professional qualification.
·In depth understanding of Highway & Traffic Design and design standards.
·Knowledge of contract procurement is highly desirable
·Demonstrableknowledge and experience of developing feasibility, and preliminary design to traffic/local roads problems which include Alignment, Drainage, Pavement, Road Restraint System, Road Signs & Markings.
·Knowledge or awareness of walking & cycling design, traffic calming, Healthy Streets, junction design, and carriageway renewal design.
·Working knowledge of MS Project.
·Working knowledge of Civils 3D.
·Experience in supporting junior members such as CAD Technicians & Graduates.
·Good project management skills and financial management.
·Chartered or working towards chartership with a professional institution
·Negotiable and subject to experience.
·25 days' annual leave + Bank Holidays!
·Continuous training and development.
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice.
·Plenty of company organised social functions!
·Flexible working policy
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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Zubair Ahmed at Carrington West on 02393 876065 for more information.
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