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Highways Design Engineer - Huntingdon

Ref no. BHN569505
Location Huntingdon, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced Highway Design Engineer to support the engineering design team based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Reporting to a Senior Engineer, you will be working as part of a small team on a wide variety of projects.

Key skills required for this role

highways design, DMRB knowledge, AutoCAD


Highways design, DMRB knowledge, AutoCAD

Job description

Highway Design Engineer - Huntingdon

28 days annual leave plus bank holidays / Flexible working (40% office, 60% home)

Our client is seeking an experienced Highway Design Engineer to join their engineering design team in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. Reporting to a Senior Engineer, you will be an integral part of a small and dynamic highway design team, working alongside Engineers, Assistant Engineers, and Technicians.

In this role, you will be responsible for contributing to a wide range of highway schemes, including major road improvement projects, junction improvements, and the design of local cycling infrastructure and active travel schemes. Additionally, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate closely with the construction delivery team, ensuring seamless integration between design and operational aspects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver projects within agreed timeframes and budget, ensuring compliance with internal quality standards and processes.
  • Create design packages, reports, and other deliverables to achieve desired project outcomes.
  • Conduct site visits, surveys, and investigations as required.
  • Manage resources and coordinate multi-disciplinary teams, including sub-consultants.
  • Utilize design software, such as AutoCAD, Civils 3D, and MicroDrainage.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in compliance with Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Provide technical training, supervision, and peer mentoring.
  • Collaborate effectively with clients and stakeholders to understand and develop project objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Hold a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, and be a professionally qualified/highly experienced engineer working towards IEng/CEng.
  • Possess UK design and construction experience within the highway sector, preferably with a Local Highway Authority.
  • Exhibit knowledge of design software such as AutoCAD, Civils 3D, as well as drainage, alignment, and traffic sign design.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with design standards including DMRB & MCDHW.
  • Show commercial awareness in delivering projects.
  • Provide evidence of managing Health, Safety & Welfare and Environment in design and construction.
  • Have proficiency in Microsoft packages such as Excel and Word.

What's in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount platform

If you have the skills and experience required for this role and are seeking a new challenge, apply now!

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