Principal Highways Design Engineer

Appoint Group
13 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Principal Highway Design Engineer

Location: Manchester

Salary: £40K - £45K

The Role:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Highways Design Engineer to be based in our Manchester office. You will be technically competent in dealing with all types of Highways and infrastructure projects, and will manage project teams and undertake the day to day client liaison and management. Our design team operates out of the Manchester and Liverpool offices with major private sector clients and an increasing public-sector workload, the role would require the flexibility to work between both offices as workload requires.

The workload is wide ranging and covers all aspects of highway design from; feasibility to construction supervision and include minor highway improvements to major new road and infrastructure schemes. The role demands a proactive approach in a team environment and offers substantial opportunity for career progression within the company.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

1. Relevant degree or equivalent level qualification

2. Extensive relevant post qualification experience on Highways Projects such as S278, S38 and S104 agreements

3. Hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status or working towards this

4. Ability to prepare briefs and manage project costs and budgets

5. Working knowledge of design standards - DMRB

6. Understanding of highway design software, such as MX, WINDES, etc.

7. Full understanding of the health and safety legislation covering the construction industry

8. Management and project management skills to supervise and deliver a programme of works

9. Working knowledge of contract procurement, specification, supervision and contract administration experience. (NEC Contract, MCHW).

10. Excellent communication skills, including ability to write reports and prepare presentations

11. Ability to manage and motivate junior staff

12. Hold a current UK driving Licence

What do you do now?

For more information on this role, please contact David So on (Apply online only) or send your CV to: - keep up to date with our vacancies on the Appoint Group Consulting Engineering page on LinkedIn

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