Senior / Principal Highway Engineer

HeadNorth Consulting Ltd
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior / Principal Highways Engineer

Role Overview

HeadNorth Consulting are working with one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services to the Construction, Infrastructure and Transportation industries. Presently we are resourcing for an experienced Senior or Principal Highways Engineer to join a growing team.

HeadNorth Consulting

HeadNorth Consulting are an established technical recruitment and consultancy services company focused on the Construction, Property, Transport and Infrastructure industries. We are proud to partner with Multi-Disciplined Engineering Consultancies, EPC’s, Managing Contractors and major Service Companies that work both here in the UK and overseas.

Job Description

Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work and lead a team of engineers and technicians working on a variety of projects.You will be responsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme reports, scheme design for highways, drainage, flooding and a variety of other projects.You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress.You will be expected to attend progress meetings, public exhibitions and public inquiries as necessary.You will need to check and approve documentation prepared by others in the team, this will involve short timescales and delivery.Person Specification

A degree in Civil Engineering.CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent.Proven experience of most aspects of highway schemes.Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills.Thorough understanding of DMRB standards.Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice.Good IT skillsDriving licenceCommunication skills (Ability to converse articulately with clients)Knowledge of the financial management and control of projects.Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports.MX/3D Cad proficient, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)Desirable CriteriaExperience of construction supervision.Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options.
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