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  • Job reference: RMS0129362

Senior Highways Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (09/10/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is a global leader in the design and delivery of infrastructure, power and major engineering projects around the world. Their clients come to them for a wide range of advice, resources and skills - in engineering, maintaining infrastructure, managing construction, planning and strategic thinking.

The Role:
The post will be attached to the Highways &Transportation Business Unit,

Person Specification

The prospective candidate will be required to satisfy (or exceed) the following requirements:

• Formal, recognised academic qualification in a related discipline.
• Member of an appropriate professional institution.
• 10 years (minimum) and up-to-date experience.
• Wide and varied experience in engineering construction including time spent working for major civil engineering contractors.
• Working relationships with local authorities.
• Use of Microsoft Office applications and industry standard CAD software (AutoCAD).
• Be proficient in current versions of industry standard design software with particular proficiency in MX modelling packages.
• A thorough working knowledge of highway/traffic engineering and associated procedures.
• Current working experience of highway/ground modelling, and drainage design software.
• Up-to-date working knowledge of Highways Agency and local authority designs standards.
• Up-to-date working knowledge of the Highways Agency’s Specification for Highway Works.
• A working knowledge of local authority adoption and S278 works procedures.
• Have an appropriate level of communications skills (oral and written) to be able to liaise effectively with team members and external parties, including contractors and local authorities.
• Fluent in English language (oral and written).
• Have an appropriate level of communications skills (oral and written) to be able to liaise effectively with team members and external parties, including contractors, clients, and local authorities.
• Ability to manage time and activities to meet delivery requirements.
• Ability to manage work assigned to junior team members and supervise/mentor as required


Job Description

• Delivery of work packages associated with HA Area 10 ASC
• Coordination and delivery of feasibility studies in relation to highway and development projects.
• Contract preparation for highway and general infrastructure projects
• Assisting with the detailed design of the Utility diversions.
• Production of reports, both internal and external.
• Production of drawings using CAD software. Drawings will be produced to various scales and levels of detail, dependant on purpose - internal review, planning approvals, construction issue, approvals, consultations, adoption procedures, etc.
• Production of setting out information, calculations, quantities, specifications.
• Liaising with team members and external parties in connection with work development and delivery.
• MX modelling
• Highway drainage design
• Pavement Engineering
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