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Civil Engineer

Ref no. BHN566862
Location Southend-On-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

  • Our client is looking for a Highways Civil Engineer to join a busy team on a PERM basis starting soon.

Key skills required for this role

Civil Engineering, Highway Design, Asset Management, Traffic Management/Regulations, Road Safety


To deliver planned activities and services within the Civil Engineering Team in accordance with the Council's strategies and policies.

Job description

Main Purpose of the Job

To work within the Civil Engineering Team responsible for Highway Design, Asset Management, Traffic Management/Regulations, Road Safety, Maintenance, Traffic Signals, Street Lighting, Structures, Flood Risk and and
Coastal Protection.
To deliver planned activities and services within the Civil Engineering Team in accordance with the Council's strategies and policies. To oversee the initiation, planning and implementation of projects to our agreed high standard and within budget.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the technical execution of design and engineering activities on a
    variety of civil engineering projects, including feasibility studies,
    consultations, site inspections, surveys, contract administration duties,
    reporting and technical queries
  • Oversee the production of various aspects of design in accordance with relevant design standards and codes, including sign-off in accordance with grade.
  • Helping to ensure successful integrated delivery of projects by working
    collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary environment, including health
    and safety, sustainability, environment, planning to achieve integrated
    designs/solutions. Oversee and prepare design contract documents for various civil
    engineering schemes using appropriate design standards such as
    DMRB, MfS, MCHW, IANs, HPNs, TSRGD, Traffic Sign Manuals &
    relevant FCERM documentation.
    Use a variety of IT packages undertake surveys, designs other
  • Supervising and mentoring assistant engineers and technicians.
    Complying with Health & Safety and CDM Regulations and assisting in
    the development of a Health & Safety culture within the organisation.


  • HNC or degree in civil engineering / highways or related discipline
  • Technical or Incorporated Engineer Membership of (or working towards) a professional body and 5+ years' experience.


  • Equivalent in-depth knowledge and experience within a relevant field (highways design/maintenance, traffic management, road safety or parking)

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Callum Laycock directly on 07901964657
  • Email your CV to


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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