Highway Engineering Manager

Ref No. EMP362221
Salary £40,000 - £50,000/year
Location Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Our client is a leading engineering consultancy that is looking for a Highway Engineering Manager for their team in Essex.


Highway Engineering Manager

The Job

Position Summary

As a Highways Engineering Manager, you will have people management responsibilities and will be the lead on a variety of projects. Responsibilities will include:

• Technical Leadership in the execution of a £20m Local Authority Highway Improvement programme;

• Identifying and leading on added value and sustainable engineering initiatives relating to Highway Improvement programme;

• Client relationship management at all levels in client organisations;

• Interfacing with other disciplines and offices such as Highway Civils, Geotechnical, Rail, Transport Planning/Traffic Systems, and Environmental;

• Resolving technical and specification / detailing issues as they occur and monitoring progress in your areas of responsibility;

• Strong financial management and monitoring;

• Experienced in team management, staff development and local recruitment;

• Actively pursuing opportunities for business growth and development.


A degree in Civil Engineering;

Essential Criteria


• Several years of experience in the highways improvement sector with delivery of local authority works programmes.

• Experience of liaising/negotiating with client representatives and staff at a senior level;

• Thorough understanding and practical application of the DMRB majoring on alignment, drainage and multi-disciplinary coordination

• Workload and resource management skills;

• Capability to oversee tasks and costs and deliver programmed work on time and under budget

• Good IT and presentation skills;

• Experience of motivating and driving delivery teams;

• Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills;

• Good understanding of CDM 2015 and in particular the execution of Principal Designer duties;

• Relevant Health and Safety training in the infrastructure sector.

Desirable Criteria

Good working experience of ECI or Design and Build projects;

Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options including but not limited to NEC3;

Experience of construction techniques and supervision;

PRINCE2 Accreditation.

To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK

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