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Lead Highways Engineer - Design

  • Location
  • Merseyside
  • Job type
  • Contract
  • Job ref
  • wilde 45

​The Lead Engineer will be responsible for managing and organising reactive maintenance to highway infrastructure, ensuring the successful delivery of highway improvement schemes, as well as acting as the project manager on various projects such as junction capacity projects, sustainable travel projects and safety projects.




·       Chartered with experience of writing tender documents to procure design consultants

·       Experience of managing and liaising with the design consultant and the contractors for civils works, street lighting and traffic signals

·       Experience of developing a collaborative programme to ensure that all parties achieve the deadlines that are set, along with producing reports and monitoring budgets.

·       Providing cost estimates, monitoring budgets and producing spend profiles


Essential experience


·       Good working knowledge of current traffic / highway design guides and legislation.

·       Experience in planning, designing, evaluating, project managing major traffic engineering schemes and measures to improve traffic flow and junction capacity

·       Working knowledge of AutoCAD and associated software packages

·       Strong project management skills with the ability to ensure good housekeeping in relation to project documentation

·       Knowledge of Highways legal matters relating to delivery of highways projects by 3rd parties, particularly those relating to S278 and S38 and S106 agreements

·       Knowledge of development control policies, standards and procedures and legal agreements, and experience of development management matters relating to highways, traffic, and drainage issues for major schemes.