Principal Highways Engineer

Our client is currently recruiting for Principal Highway Engineers to join their growing Highway teams based in Sheffield, who pride themselves on their forward-thinking attitude to adopting the latest changes within the sector.

Your role:

  • Promoting a health, safety, and welfare culture
  • Working within a team environment
  • Mentoring and coaching talent
  • Supporting Group Director and Regional Director to achieve budget and strategy targets.
  • Working closely with business managers on resource management, utilisation monitoring, and pipeline management
  • Developing business
  • Project management and technical delivery of highway schemes and infrastructure projects

What you need to succeed:

  • A track record of successful tendering and delivery of schemes in either the local or national transport market or for private developer clients
  • Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW) or other relevant design standards.
  • Experience of managing a professional team on projects
  • Organisational skills to coordinate the delivery activities of a professional team.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of robust business processes and systems and a strong commitment to quality
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Client-focused
  • Experience of working on major highways projects
  • AutoCAD, Micro Drainage and Civil 3D software
  • Knowledge of drainage design and Section 104 agreements
  • Civil Engineering or equivalent degree. MEng preferred. Chartered Engineer

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Summary information

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £55k – £65k
  • Published: November 7, 2023