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Senior Highways Engineer

£38000 - £42000 per annum
Job Type:
North West
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Post Date:
15-09-2020 03:09 PM
Resourcing Team
We are currently dealing with an award-winning Engineering consultancy who specialize within Infrastructure schemes specifically within Highways Engineering, so therefore are looking to expand the team by recruiting a Senior Highways Design Engineer on a contract or permanent basis being located just outside of Manchester.
Within the role you have opportunities to design and act as the Lead/Senior Engineer on highway infrastructure projects for local Councils, highway authorities and private sector organizations. The said consultancy has a strong work bank and has been appointed to many local authority framework contracts and have recently been awarded commissions to work a number of high profile multi-million housing development sites. Reporting to the Highways Director, you design highway infrastructure (local roads and drainage projects, section 38, 278s) for Local Authorities and private sector clients. 
As the Senior Highways Design Engineer duties may include, but not limited to:

  • Preparation of contract documents and specifications
  • Preparation of feasibility studies, designs, scheme drawings and calculations
  • Undertaking project management tasks for schemes/ Act of the Lead Engineer in schemes.
  • Mentor and offer technical guidance to Graduate/Assistant Highway Engineer
  • Liaising with other discipline team leaders to ensure technical integration.
  • Financial and commercial management.
  • Liaising with clients and supervision of contractors.
  • Working to the DMRB and current design standards

Job Requirements

  • Must have experience working on local authority jobs/frameworks
  • Chartered, Incorporated or equivalent experience
  • Experience in mentoring Graduate, Assistants and Highway Design Engineers
  • Have a ‘hands on’ approach with the professional engineering knowledge and skills to design projects using DMRB and current design standards/codes.
  • Experience in Design software such as Civil 3D, MX or similar
  • Experienced local roads and drainage projects, section 38, 278s) for Local Authorities and private sector clients. 
  • Experienced in working in a highway design office, typically with at least 7+ years’ practical design experience.


Please note contract and permanent staff will be considered for this position

As mentioned, this position is based in the North West, just outside of Manchester so could suit candidates from the Stockport, Warrington, or other North West towns. If this position is of interest, then don’t hesitate to contact Sebastian at Critical Project Resourcing.

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