Senior Highway Engineer

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Job Sector:
South East
£30 to £37 per hour
Carrington West
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Currently seeking an experienced Senior Highway Engineer to work for a busy consultancy in the Reading area.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, the Senior Highways Engineer will be responsible for the following:

�Ensuring tasks are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality
�Leading the technical delivery of deliverables and input into multi-disciplinary projects
�Providing technical direction to design engineers, graduates and technicians
�Resolving technical issues as they arise and staying up-to-date with industry developments and changes in standards
�Liaising with clients, contractors and third parties
�Assigning work to and checking the project team’s work
�Developing more junior staff by technical training and mentoring them
�Leading a team of Highways Engineers and Technicians
�Undertaking Health & Safety duties and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design
�Identifying added value and sustainable engineering initiatives relating to Highways
�Working with and supporting multi-disciplinary teams in different offices in the UK and abroad

Essential Criteria

�Knowledge and experience of administering NEC contracts
�Experience in the preparation of Contract Drawing and Specification’s
�Ability to produce well-presented and technically accurate reports
�Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
�Good understanding and practical application of relevant design standards, including DMRB and Manual for Streets
�Good IT and presentation skills
�Experience of motivating and driving a delivery team
�Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
�Bachelors or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering
�Working towards or achieved Incorporated, Chartered Member of the ICE, IHT (or equivalent status)
�Strong technical design background in highways engineering
�Possess a good understanding of Local Authority and / or Highways England Project Governance and Development processes and policies
�Good understanding of Health and Safety responsibilities
�Knowledge of Statutory Utilities diversions / NRSWA procedures

Desirable Criteria

�Familiar with the outputs of MX and Civil 3D
�Working knowledge of AutoCAD and AutoTrack
�Experience and knowledge of BIM

For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.


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 02393 876025 for more information. CWHTT

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393876025
Contact: Evan Brookes

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