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Senior Highways Engineer

  • Job reference: TR-001359
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Swavesey
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We are looking for dynamic, charismatic Senior Highway Engineers with broad ranging experience and a high level of technical competence in highway design to join our Civil Engineering Practice in Swavesey.

You will be a role model for aspiring engineers and technicians, designing works with values up to £50million, ensuring that they are delivered to the highest technical standards and quality targets.

  • Leading technical delivery of civil engineering projects / civil engineering input into multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Deriving potential solutions by using your excellent analytical skills to solve engineering problems and applying engineering judgement to appraise and recommend options.
  • Overseeing completion of designs and the production of and review design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications.
  • Staying abreast of industry developments and changes in standards. 
  • Developing more junior staff by technical training and mentoring.  
  • Maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships with Clients, which can secure repeat business.
  • Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner.
  • Assisting with / preparing fee offers for agreement with the client.
  • Assigning work to and checking / reviewing the project team’s work.
  • Working collaboratively across the joint venture.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications required:

  • BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
  • Incorporated or Chartered status and corporate membership of the ICE or CIHT, or able to demonstrate that this will be achieved in an agreed and appropriate timescale.
  • Experience of working with our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, Highways England, Developers and/or major Contractors.
  • Understanding of the DMRB and BIM and there use in design.
  • Ability to develop and agree scopes and manage the internal technical supply chain, including budgets, programme and quality of deliverable, delivering within set time frame.
  • Commercial awareness and an excellent communicator with the desire to take on extra management responsibilities and keep on developing your skills and our team.
  • Knowledge of project governance and processes for Highways England and Local Authorities.
  • Ability to research information and data independently and ability to find solutions to complex problems.
  • Sound interpersonal skills and ability to converse with a wide range of Clients and colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines.
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills.
Flexible Working:

We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.


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