Senior Highways Engineer

Advantage Resourcing
East Grinstead
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Highways Engineer
East Grinstead
£40,000 - £45,000

The Background
I am recruiting for a Senior Highways Engineer to join a leading Infrastructure and Property group to join their existing highway engineering team based within the civil engineering business at the East Grinstead office. They are looking for someone with extensive experience in the design of highway infrastructure in a range of technical areas and ideally either hold or be working towards chartered status. The successful candidate will work within project design teams in the highway engineering discipline.

The Role
As a Senior Highways Engineer you will be responsible for:
*Supervising and overseeing the work of engineers and graduates.
*Taking technical ownership of activities that will include the preparation of highway design solutions for major civil engineering works at preliminary, tender, and detailed design stages.
*Lead teams of Graduates, Engineers and Technicians in preparing design solutions for civil engineering projects at preliminary, tender, and detailed design stages
*Programme, financial and technical responsibility for design services.

To be a successful Senior Highways Technician you will have:
*Degree in civil engineering.
*Significant post graduate experience of civil engineering infrastructure and highway design.
*Detailed experience in two or more of the following: road geometry, roadside features, drainage, pavement design, traffic signs or vehicle restraint systems.
*Experience of the application of Bentley OpenRoads or similar highways design software.
*Knowledge DMRB requirements.
*Experience of operating within quality management procedures.
*Experience of working with contractors on design and build projects.
*Experience of Highways England or local authority design and technical approval processes.
*Full UK driving licence.
*Willingness to support graduate highway engineers in developing their own technical skills.
*Ability to deal with clients in a friendly, efficient and effective way.
*Good team player within a multi-disciplinary environment who enthusiastically takes ownership of tasks, taking them through to successful completion.
*Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure when necessary.
*Excellent communicator, both orally and in writing.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established civil engineering team within a vibrant business, and to take a prominent role within the team to work on major infrastructure projects.

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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