Principal Highways Engineer

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    Highways and Traffic, Design Engineering

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    about 4 years ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months +

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Principal Highways Design Engineer; 5 Months+ Contract based in Manchester; Rate £Negotiable
KEY Skills; Highways, Design, AutoCAD, DMRB, MCHW

The Role:
As a Principal Highways Design Engineer, you will be working on varied and challenging local authority highway schemes undertaking the lead role on preliminary/detailed design of highway schemes including maintenance and Improvement schemes.
Duties will involve supervision of staff, preparation of feasibility studies, reviewing/approving scheme drawings, assisting with the preparation of design fee estimates and interfacing with clients.
A working knowledge of the DMRB and current relevant design standards/codes is essential.
Liaising with other discipline team members to ensure technical integration.

The Candidate:
You will ideally be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer.
Experience of working in a highway design office at a principal or senior level is essential, typically with at least 8 - 12 years’ practical design experience.
Experience of delivering highway related projects from conceptual stages through all phases of pre-and post-contract activities.
Technical responsibilities for ensuring designs are delivered in accordance with current standards & best practices.

To discuss this Principal Highways Design Engineer vacancy please contact Stephen Slade

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