Senior Highways Designer

Ascentia Technical Talent
Leatherhead, Surrey
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Highways Designer

Our client operates and maintains the busiest highways assets contract in the UK. They are now seeking an experienced Highways Designer to provide cost effective design solutions to improve the highways network.


You will be responsible for assisting in the design of improvement schemes encompassing surfacing, drainage, safety fencing, signage and signalling. Provide cost effective design solutions to maintain or improve the roads asset to the standards agreed and considering the needs of key stakeholders. You will assist in identify schemes that require improvement and prioritise these projects against need.

We are keen to speak with Highways Designers with the following skills and experience;
Relevant vocational qualifications (MEng / MSC/ BEng / BSc / HNC and HND)
Knowledge, design and drafting capabilities in AutoCAD
Knowledge of highway design software
Consultation experience with Highways England, Local Councils, Emergency Services and key stakeholders
Membership of an appropriate professional institution (ICE or IHT)
Registered with the Engineering Council to IEng level
5 days of CPD in last 12 months including 3 related to highway engineering
Project management skills
Competent in highway engineering
Broad skills, knowledge and understanding of other highway related design areas
Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation
Competent in exercising the Designer’s obligations of CDM
Appropriate CSCS card registration
Understanding of environmental requirements of highway schemes
Knowledge of design standards (DMRB / MCDHW etc.) relevant to highway engineering
Knowledge of the use of computer design applications
Broad knowledge of Quality Management and IMS

Up to £44K pa

Kristian Wilson (Apply online only)

Ascentia Infrastructure Talent