Highways Engineers

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways and Traffic

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Job ref:

    JO10484 - JW

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Highways Engineer - Stockport - Staff OR Contract - Long Term
Keywords / Skills: Highway Engineer, Consultancy,, S278, S38, Local Authority, Infrastructure, DMRB

Job Title: Highways Engineer
Location: Stockport
Rate / Salary: £27-£32/hr - c£40000 + Benefits
Duration: ONGOING
Job Type: Immediate, staff or contract

Wilde Recruitment Ltd are looking to recruit Highways Engineers to work for a local consultancy. This role can either be on a staff or contract basis.
Reporting to the Highways Director, Senior Highway Engineer to design highway infrastructure (local roads and drainage projects, section 38, 278s) for Local Authorities and private sector clients.
The role requires a ‘hands on’ approach, application of engineering knowledge and skills to the design of highway projects.

Duties will involve: 
Preparation of feasibility studies, designs, scheme drawings and calculations; 
Preparation of contract documents and specifications; 
Undertaking project management tasks for schemes; 
Financial and commercial management;
Mentoring/managing junior members of staff, liaising with clients and supervision of contractors;
Liaising with other discipline team leaders to ensure technical integration.

Candidate should be:
HNC/D or degree qualified; 
Experienced in working in a highway design office (essential)
Up to 10 years’ practical design experience; 
Recent experience of preparing designs for local roads, junction improvements, cycling / pedestrian projects (essential); 
DMRB and current design standards/codes (essential); 
Team leadership experience – work with minimal supervision/mentor other staff (essential). 

To discuss this vacancy please contact Mike Kelly or James Walker 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.

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