An exciting opportunity has arisen within an award winning engineering consultancy. They are looking to appoint a Senior Highway Engineer who will be reporting to the Principal Design Manager. Our client are well known throughout the UK due to exciting projects they have been working on, in a multitude of sectors, i.e. Construction, Rail, Highways, Aviation, Industry and Energy. Their innovative approach drives success within the company, combined with their level of expertise.
You will be expected to have an ability to liaise closely with clients and to manage a team of technicians to produce work to high technical standard and to meet Client's programme. You will be developing preliminary and detailed designs on drainage, roads and other infrastructure projects. You can expect an active involvement and to be contributing to a number of work sectors, projects and client accounts at any given time. You will be supported by a team of experienced technical staff, and you will also be managing a team of engineers/technicians to whom you will be expected to provide guidance and support.
You will have several years' experience within the sectors i.e. Aviation and Rail. You will need a desirable relevant degree. You will have experience of pavement design, highways and drainage for major infrastructure projects.
You will also need
To be chartered or working towards chartered status with a recognised professional institution
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
You will also be expected to have a flexible approach to location and a willingness to develop new skills and knowledge of up to date Codes of Practice and design software.
Experience in stakeholder management