Highways Engineer

Ref No. BHN515908
Salary £35,000 - £45,000/annum
Location Cambridgeshire, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


I have an exciting opportunity for a Highways Engineer to join my clients Design Team working on a wide range of projects from maintenance to major road improvement schemes


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The Job

Highways Engineer - Cambridge - Ref No: 515908
I have an exciting opportunity for a Highways Engineer to join my clients Design Team working on a wide range of projects from maintenance to major road improvement schemes. The role will be based in Cambridgeshire.
As a Highway Engineer, you will have technical competence in highway engineering design. You will ensure the technical quality of the elements of work you are undertaking, embracing collaborative working, and helping to drive cashable efficiencies. My client is seeking candidates with experience in the design of new highways as well as those who are experienced in the design of maintenance schemes on the trunk road and motorway network.
Highways Engineer Package:
£35K- £45K
26 days holiday + the option to buy / sell extra days
Generous pension
Flexi working options and many more benefits
Highways Engineer Role:
Ø Designing a wide variety of highway projects at all stages of the project lifecycle from concept to in-use maintenance on the local and strategic highway network.
Ø Providing technical support and designing highway infrastructure projects from an up to date knowledge of highway engineering and the process and techniques involved in highway design and scheme development.
Ø Supporting the project managers and senior engineers on technical aspects of designs from project initiation through to completion.
Ø Ensuring robust technical solutions.
Ø Undertaking checking and assisting with technical reviews of projects.
Ø Supporting other team members and assisting with the technical development of staff.
Ø Solving engineering problems.
Ø Helping to prepare design resource estimates.
Ø Helping to develop construction cost estimates.
Ø Coordinating design with other specialists.
Ø Using proprietary software for highways design, drainage and other elements as appropriate to deliver technically robust designs.

Highways Engineer Requirements:
Ø BEng or Meng in Civil Engineering (or similar) and IEng status or equivalent capability.
Ø Experience of designing highway engineering solutions to DMRB. Ready for construction.
Ø Proven capability in highway engineering design for significant maintenance projects or new infrastructure projects (experience in highway drainage design would be an advantage).
Ø The ability to work within a BIM2 environment using proprietary industry standard design software including Civils 3D.
Ø Good communication skills, with the ability to interface with Clients, specialists and senior staff and advise other team members on technical matters.
Ø Willingness to help develop less experienced team members including planning, monitoring and controlling their work.
Ø Good technical and problem-solving skills.
Ø Good organisational and prioritisation skills with ability to manage the work of others.
Ø Ability to focus and deliver whilst working within programme and budget constraints.
Ø A desire to help others and contribute to the capability of the business.
Ø A full UK driving license is essential.

Ryan Atkins
manages this role


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