Senior Highway Engineer

Ref No. EMP412868
Salary £35 - £42/hour
Benefits flexi time available
Location Bedfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months+)
Job Status Applicants Required


With a number of significant and exciting development sites underway the client is looking an individual who has experience of running a small design team to deliver projects to programme.


Working at Senior Engineer level on Urban Design

The Job

They will need some project management experience and management experience. They will also need significant experience in highway design as they will be responsible for checking and approving designs.

With a number of significant and exciting development sites underway throughout the borough, Bedford Borough Council is looking for an experienced highway engineer to assist in the delivery of several key projects to support the busy in house engineering team.

The applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Significant experience in highway engineering, particularly urban junction design including design of roundabouts and traffic signal controlled junctions;
  • Excellent understanding of Manual for Streets, DMRB, other national standards, best practice guidance, local standards etc.;
  • Excellent understanding of the CDM regulations and their relevance to highway design;
  • Excellent understanding of the risks associated with projects and effective ways to manage and mitigate risks.
  • Knowledge and Experience in value engineering projects to achieve cost or time savings
  • Ability to work to challenging and changing deadlines and workloads;
  • Ability to work in a commercial and customer focussed way which achieves programmes, meets performance targets, generates and income for the engineering team and meets the council's corporate objectives.

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