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. Their client are well known throughout the UK due to exciting projects they have been working on, in a multitude of sectors.
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 will be responsible for the design of transport infrastructure improvement works under Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980.
Initially a hands-on role, the successful candidate will be required to grow and lead a sub team, as well as develop new clients focussing on additional work streams across the sector. This is a key strategic appointment working on high profile projects throughout the UK.
* You will need a desirable relevant degree. You will have experience of pavement design, highways and drainage for major infrastructure projects.
* 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.