Senior Highway Engineer

Carrington West
12 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary:

The Cambridge Highways team is seeking a Senior Engineer with experience in the Highways Sector to be part of a growing team working on exciting highway projects.

The successful candidate will develop and deliver projects through various stages of design from feasibility to planning/detailed design and onto construction.

We are looking for rounded individuals responsible for planning and managing the delivery of projects, including adequacy of design, compliance with standards and legislation, resource time, cost and quality. Experience in one or more of the following will be essential:

1.Use of modelling and engineering related packages such as MX and AutoCAD Civil3D,

2.Drainage design (surface water) including use of Microdrainage Software package.

3.Highways and Pavement design to UK DMRB standards

The right candidate shall be able to take on significant elements of design, either working on their own initiative, with minimal supervision or by taking a lead role working within multi-discipline project teams. Able to obtain and analyse information and report on findings.

Core Functions:

·Project Management and provision of engineering expertise involving a range of multi-disciplinary infrastructure schemes primarily within the UK and occasionally elsewhere within the world, such as the Middle East

·Client focus, lead and attend design review meetings or progress meetings

·Technical input and design on Highway projects, including:

·Alignment design and modelling together with the integration into BIM

· Application of Highway England standards, Manual for Streets and Local Authority guidance in relation to highway engineering

·Management and procedures for aspects not covered by standard or Departures from Standards.

·Preparation of specifications and development of Bills of Quantities

·Technical checking and design reviews

·Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation

Training and Work Experience:

The successful candidate will be degree qualified in civil engineering or another appropriate subject and be a member of an appropriate professional engineering institution. Experience of working to British standards is essential.

The successful candidate will be capable of working to tight project timescales, work comfortably under pressure and have an open and honest approach. Evidence of good communication and team work skills will be sought.

·A degree in Civil Engineering

·Incorporated or Chartered Status (AMICE/MICE or equivalent) or equivalent demonstrable experience

·Be able to demonstrate clear and successful project management skills and technical competence in the field of highway engineering

·Full, clean driver’s license

·Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to push the boundaries of existing knowledge and the ability to take the lead outside of core discipline

·Proven track record of dealing with Clients and forging effective relationships in a professional and customer focused manner

·Experience of Contract Preparation and Contract Supervision using NEC forms of contract

·Mentoring and guiding junior members of staff

·Good written and oral communication skills are essential

Take a senior role in driving the CDM Regulations 2015 throughout scheme delivery


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