Group Highway Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£35 to £45 per hour
Carrington West
Job Ref:

Group Engineer
Our clients Transportation division is seeking an experienced Group Engineer / project manager on a contract basis to lead on the delivery of engineering projects within their major Local Authority professional services contracts in the south of England. The role will involve heading up a team of engineers, graduates and technicians to develop solutions from concept to implementation, across a wide range of small, medium and large highway projects.
The successful candidate will be responsible for engaging with clients in both the delivery of projects and the development of future work as well as the mentoring and personal development of team members.
The role will be full time, working primarily between their office and the clients’ offices in Winchester.
The role is full time for an initial period of 6 months.

• Leading technical delivery of civil engineering projects / civil engineering input into multi-disciplinary projects.
• Demonstrable experience in project management.
• Using your excellent analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgement to appraise and recommend options.
• Act as Technical Lead or Technical Reviewer on projects.
• 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.
• Ensuring work produced is technically accurate and delivered in accordance with the appropriate standards.

• Developing more junior staff by technical training and mentoring. You’ll most likely be acting as a Delegated Engineer or Supervising Civil Engineer for those under formal training agreements.
• Working with and supporting multi-disciplinary global teams.

• Maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships which can secure repeat business.
• Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner.
• Client, programme and financial management of projects.

• Assisting with / preparing fee offers for agreement with the client.
• Assigning work to and checking / reviewing the project team’s work.
• Assisting the Regional Highways Manager and PMs to plan delivery of portfolios.

• BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.
• Chartered / Incorporated status and corporate membership of the ICE, IHT or IStructE.
• Extensive experience of working with local authorities as consultant or client.
• In depth knowledge and experience of delivering design solutions appropriate to the needs of the clients.
• Ability to write project briefs, prepare project plans and calculate fee estimates.
• Experience of managing the supply chain.
• Experience of financial and budgetary processes.
• Ability to identify and respond to our clients’ values in a competitive market sector.
• Proven ability to keep control in pressed situations, deliver work within set timeframes and create a well-motivated team.
• Experience of demonstrating best value and innovation to clients.
• Ability to work flexibly.
• Collaborative behaviours with both staff and client.

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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