Senior Highway Design Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Highway Design Engineer in Manchester

Your new company
One of the UK's largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. They have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of their experience ensures that they are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

Your new role
Reporting to Principal Engineers, Associates and Associate Director. You will be responsible for Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Technicians, Clerks of Works, temporary and seconded staff within the team. You will be working with other external Consultants. You will manage and undertake the feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and supervision of the construction of a range of civil engineering and highway projects. You will compile detailed specifications, detailed design drawings and bills of quantities required to invite tenders and arrange procurement of project construction works. You will manage information in project cost plans. You will liaise with Clients, Stakeholders, and the public on projects.

What you'll need to succeed
You will possess a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council. OR You will be a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or other related profession accredited by the Engineering Council. You will have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects, in both, bridges and highway structures engineering design and construction. You will have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement. You will be able to demonstrate recent experience in the following: The ability to deal appropriately and effectively with external organisations, statutory bodies and clients; Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options; Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice; To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems; Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering;

What you'll get in return
They will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary they also give you a company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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