Highway Engineer

Carrington West
04 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for Highway Engineers with broad ranging experience in Highway design to join our client’s team in Cambridge.

You will be responsible for designing elements of significant highway infrastructure projects, delivering to the highest technical standards and quality targets. You will be a competent designer with proven ability who takes ownership and responsibility for design solutions.
Our client’s workload includes significant projects in London and across southern England for strategic highways and local authority clients.



o Incorporated or Chartered Engineer (or proven ability to work at the level expected of an experienced Incorporated Engineer)
o BEng or MEng

Essential Criteria

o Proven ability in practical detailing for elements of highway engineering projects using appropriate standards and engineering judgment
o Experience of preparing detailed Specifications and Contract Documents
o Proven ability to coach and develop less experienced team members
o Excellent standard of written English in the preparation of technical reports and specifications
o A full UK driving licence is an advantage
o Competence and experience in many elements of highway design.
o A thorough understanding of the appropriate elements of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
o Knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project with a track record of successfully delivering a range of technically robust projects


o Evaluating engineering problems
o Ensuring tasks are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets
o Working with other highway engineers, geotechnical engineers, landscape architects and clients as required on technical aspects of projects and co-ordinating as appropriate
o Mentoring and supporting others
o Keeping up-to-date with current methods and design guidelines
o Compliance with Quality, Safety, Environment and managerial procedures.
o Solving engineering problems
o Developing works cost estimates
o Supporting Project Managers in designing schemes for both the public and private sectors
o Overseeing the preparation of scheme drawings, from feasibility to detailed design
o Utilising 3-D design packages in the development of designs, (ideally Civils 3D)
o Preparing works packages - bill of quantities, specifications and construction drawings
o Assigning work and checking/reviewing the work of others
o Preparation and presentation of project reports

The Individual

o Innovative in bringing high quality technical solutions to engineering problems
o Good communicator
o Ability to work under pressure
o A desire to develop and mentor others
o Well-developed interpersonal and organisational skills
o Ability to use own initiative with a desire to improve technical capabilities

For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on (phone number removed).

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information. CWHTT

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