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Senior Highways Engineer

  • Location: Grimsby
  • Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Construction
  • Contact: Chloe Whittall
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 23 May 2024
  • Job Ref: CWL/010_1714554299

Linsco are currently recruiting for Senior Highway Engineer in Grimsby. This is a permanent role working full time hours. On offer is a competitive salary between £42,000 - £47,000 depending on skills and experience and benefits package.

This role is based in Grimsby office, you may be required to travel to sites from time to time therefor a driving license is required. We offer the option to work from home up to 2 days per week.

You will be part of the Professional Services team, dealing with a variety of infrastructure projects including highway maintenance to large capital civil and structural projects. Examples of previous projects have been a number of multi million regeneration schemes within Grimsby and Cleethorpes enhancing the public realm, and delivery of new trunk roads and industrial estate access roads to promote business development in the area.

You will join an expanding team of engineers, technicians, apprentices and site support staff. Enthusiastic and dedicated, you will have demonstrable experience in design and management of highway projects, the ability to supervise people and projects and work independently.

What will you deliver?

  • As Senior HD Engineer, responsibility for supervision and development of junior members of the team.

  • Where appointed, support the Project Manager in the delivery of major schemes

  • Manage and co-ordinate workload to achieve project deliverables within the agreed time, quality, and financial objectives.

  • Develop design briefs, prepare feasibility studies and detailed designs, specifications, scheme reports and contract data on a variety of projects. Undertake design work with an innovative approach considering conservation, sustainability and budget.

  • Lead and contribute to design reviews ensuring design quality, monitor emerging legislation and engineering standards.

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified to HND/C level with a preference for degree level or equivalent knowledge sills and experience.

  • Chartered status with a relevant professional body or working towards Chartership is desirable but not essential.

  • A proven track record in the Highways and Transportation industry.

  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited management.

  • A sound knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and Manual for Streets.

  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of DMRB design standards and Local Authority procedures in relation to the design and construction of highway schemes under section 38 and 278 of the Highways Act.

  • Detailed understanding of Health and Safety legislation, working experience of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and understanding of legislative aspects of project delivery.

  • Proficient in the use of industry standard computer software including AutoCAD, Key Signs, Key Lines and Auto Tracks. Knowledge and experience of using 3D highway modelling software.

  • Commercial awareness and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary design environment.

  • Driving license

If interested in this role, please apply with your CV.

Linsco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.