Penguin Recruitment

£25000 - £40000 per annum


We have an opportunity for a Highway Engineer to join our Clients’ Civil Infrastructure team in their Bristol office.

Our client is an independently owned multidisciplinary consultancy. They believe part of their success is looking after their people and their values help create a unique, dynamic, working environment.

The residential market has been affected by the pandemic but their Infrastructure Division have been busy winning and delivering work throughout and are now in a position to invest in new people and grow. They have earned a reputation for high quality and we have real depth in the team.

What you’ll be responsible for:

  • Scheme development, preliminary and detailed designs and project coordination
  • Upholding the quality and accuracy of deliverables
  • Design and site meetings, site inspections and progress reporting
  • Leading projects including budgetary control
  • Preparing fee proposals
  • Mentoring junior colleagues

The attributes they expect you to bring to the role and company:

  • A relevant qualification in civil engineering and several years consultancy experience within the UK
  • An ability to undertake and deliver General Arrangement, section 278 and 38 highway adoption projects.
  • Experience of working with developers.
  • Excellent analysis and technical design skills in AutoCAD and PDS (or equivalent design software such as Civils 3D or MXROAD).
  • Understanding of UK planning procedures and experience of providing technical support to secure planning approval
  • Experience of securing technical approvals from highway and drainage authorities
  • Self-motivated team player with good people skills
  • Integrity and credibility. People want to work with you (customers and colleagues)

What you can expect in general

Inspired and motivated colleagues. A genuine opportunity to develop and to be recognised and rewarded.


The remuneration package will include a competitive salary and employer pension contribution, 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to five days), healthy living bonus, well-being bonus and a wide variety of flexible benefits. There are also little things like a paid day off for good causes and free fresh fruit in every office.

What to do next

Interested in this or other roles in Civil Engineering, please click on the link to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now at or call 01792 365100. We have many more vacancies available on our website. This is a permanent role. Penguin Recruitment is operating as a Recruitment Agency in respect to this position.

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