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DATE ADDED: Thu 10/05/2018

Principal/Associate Highway Engineer

Altrincham, UK
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COMPANY: CALIBRE SEARCH LTD

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £50k - £55k pa + plus bens


Principal / Associate Highway Engineer needed in South Manchester for a large county council framework. You will be responsible for the design, project management of the highway infrastructure team under the direction of the Engineering Manager
You will be responsible for leading the team and delivering all the specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to a high quality.

You will comply with all relevant technical standards and play an important senior role on the account in supporting the future vision, promoting the right culture and supporting professional development and training for less experienced colleagues.

Maintain good relationships with all external stakeholders to enhance the reputation of the local authority framework

  • Managing a challenging programme of highway works from creation of the programme, sign off, detailed design and then supervision through the construction phase with an emphasis on client requirements and innovation
  • Develop effective design solutions that are consistent with the briefs and overarching policies
  • Undertake a wide range of design work on all aspects of the functions design and maintenance
  • Implement effective, value for money and innovative design solutions to meet technical and project requirements
  • Liaise with clients (both internal and external) and ensure their requirements are effectively communicated to the team
  • Prepare and check engineering designs, calculations, and oversee drawing production
  • Undertaking the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances
  • Prepare and support with the HIAMP and policies for the account.
  • Prepare and check tender documents and scheme cost estimates
  • Prepare and check technical documents and reports and assist in the preparation of expressions of interest and tenders
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations
  • Supervise team members including all engineers, senior engineers, senior technicians and assistant and graduate engineers
  • Assist with project planning and programming
  • Project administration reporting to the Project Manager including monitoring programme delivery, resources and budgets Inspection work, feasibility studies, cost estimating for works and fees
  • Effective management and response of project related correspondence
  • Undertake site supervision duties of contractors and when required
    *Check to ensure compliance with the Integrated Management System and assist in its development
    *Support Consulting in the preparation of bids and delivery of services on other contracts


What are we looking for?

  • Chartered Engineer
  • Minimum of 10 years' post-qualification experience in Highway design
  • Thorough knowledge & experience of relevant highways technical standards
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
  • High personal standards
  • Good experience of leading the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Client focused approach to service delivery
  • Ability to work within a small team and have a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public
  • What they are looking for?
  • Chartered Engineer
  • Minimum of 10 years' post-qualification experience in Highway design
  • Thorough knowledge & experience of relevant highways technical standards
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
  • High personal standards
  • Good experience of leading the co-ordination of multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Client focused approach to service delivery
  • Ability to work within a small team and have a dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines
  • Good communication skills dealing with clients, developers, consultants, elected representatives and the public


If this role is of interest or you're looking for something similar in the highway engineering industry, please do not hesitate to contact me at Calibre Search

Calibre Search promotes equality in the workplace and acts as both an employment agency and employment business.



Role: Principal/Associate Highway Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Altrincham, North West

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