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Assistant Highways Engineer - Peterborough

Ref no. BHN569503
Benefits Full benefits package
Location Peterborough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

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.

Key skills required for this role

highways design, DMRB


highways design experience. DMRB knowledge, AutoCAD sills

Job description

Assistant Highway Design Engineer - Peterborough

Our client is seeking an Assistant Highway Design Engineer to join their team based in Peterborough. As an Assistant Highway Design Engineer, you will play a crucial role in supporting the engineering design team in delivering a wide variety of highway schemes. This includes designing major road schemes, junction improvements, and local cycling infrastructure projects.

In this role, you will work closely with a small highway design team of Engineers, Assistant Engineers, and Technicians. You'll report to a Senior Engineer and be involved in an integrated design and operational team, where designers are closely engaged with the construction delivery process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the design of a range of highway improvement and traffic engineering schemes, varying from small-scale city centre cycling and pedestrian improvements to major new highway infrastructure and sustainable transport projects.
  • Prepare engineering outputs, including technical reports.
  • Collaborate with project managers and local teams to plan and implement highway and transport schemes from start to finish, ensuring adherence to budget, schedule, and quality, safety, and environmental requirements.
  • Apply relevant standards in accordance with national and local criteria and sound engineering practices to deliver cost-effective and suitable solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • Good knowledge of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges/Specification for Highway Works related to the design and maintenance of local authority highway and transport schemes.
  • Proficiency in using software such as AutoCAD Civils 3D, KeySign, and Microdrainage.
  • Experience in delivering highways and transport design projects as part of a team of professional engineers.
  • Working knowledge of the design and delivery of highway infrastructure projects using BIM/Digital Engineering software, systems, and data.
  • A relevant degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, or a Foundation Degree/HNC/HND with sufficient post-qualification experience.

Individual Attributes:

  • Strong communication and client liaison skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.
  • A valid UK/EEC driving licence.

Our client offers a competitive salary, along with excellent benefits including 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday, a pension scheme, a hybrid working scheme, employee discount scheme, and life assurance. You'll have the opportunity to work for an organisation committed to reducing carbon emissions, driving a circular economy, and increasing biodiversity. Milestone Infrastructure Limited has received numerous industry accolades, including the Environmental Sustainability and Special Merit Award at The Highways Awards.

If you're looking to take the next step in your career as an Assistant Highway Design Engineer and want to contribute to meaningful projects and be part of a dynamic team, apply now!

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