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Highways Engineer - Peterborough - Excellent salaries on offer

Ref no. BHN569500
Location Peterborough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Join our client's dynamic Highways Design Team and play a key role in developing and delivering a diverse range of highway, drainage, and transport infrastructure projects across Cambridgeshire.

Key skills required for this role

Highway design,


highways design skills, DMRB knowledge

Job description

Highway Design Engineer - Peterborough

Our client, a leading Consultancy working in the Highways sector, is seeking a Highway Design Engineer to join their engineering design team based in the Peterborough Highways office. As a Highway Design Engineer, you will be working alongside a small team of Engineers, Assistant Engineers, and Technicians to support the delivery of a wide range of highway schemes, including major road designs, junction improvements, and local cycling infrastructure projects.

This role offers a unique opportunity to work as part of an integrated design and operational team, where designers are closely involved in the construction delivery process. Reporting to a Senior Engineer, you will play a crucial role in producing design packages, reports, and other project deliverables, ensuring they align with project outcomes and are delivered within agreed time and cost expectations. Additionally, you will be responsible for conducting site visits, surveys, and resource planning for multi-disciplinary teams. Health and safety compliance, environmental considerations, and customer relationship management are also key aspects of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Produce design packages, reports, and other deliverables to achieve project outcomes.
  • Organise and undertake site visits and surveys.
  • Deliver successful projects to agreed time and cost expectations, ensuring compliance with internal quality standards and processes.
  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Resource planning and coordination of multi-disciplinary teams, including sub-consultants.
  • Staff and people management, including training, development, and performance reviews.
  • Work collaboratively with customers to understand and develop project objectives and deliverables.
  • Manage, build, and develop customer relationships.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Incorporated Engineer or highly experienced engineer working towards IEng / CEng.
  • Design and construction experience in the highways sector.
  • Commercial awareness in project delivery.
  • Awareness/experience of Local Highway Authority standards, including Local Transport Note 1/20
  • Evidence of developing assistant engineers, graduates, and technicians.
  • Working knowledge of programming tools, such as ASTA.
  • Evidence of managing Health & Safety and Environment in design and construction.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and other design software, including drainage, alignment, and traffic signs (desirable).
  • Computer literate, particularly with packages such as Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • UK/EEC driving licence.

What's in it for you?

* 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days Bank Holiday.
* Generous Pension Scheme / Life Assurance.
* Employee Benefits Portal, including a cycle to work scheme and shopping discounts.
* Professional body membership fees covered.
* Group-wide career development opportunities.
* Hybrid working options.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for our client, a leading organisation in reducing carbon emissions, driving a circular economy approach, and increasing biodiversity.

With numerous industry accolades, including the Environmental Sustainability and Special Merit Award at The Highways Awards, our client is constantly evolving and meeting the ambitions of its clients across the UK.

If you are an experienced Highway Design Engineer with a passion for sustainable infrastructure, apply now to be part of this dynamic team.

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