Penguin Recruitment

£45000 - £54000 per annum


In partnership with a civil consultancy, we are looking to recruit an ambitious Principal Highways Engineer. This is a permanent opportunity with the provision of flexible working from their office in East Grinstead.

The Company

Based in East Grinstead, they have taken a lead role in the industry working with a wide variety of clients across the UK, in both public and private sectors, and are known for delivering excellent levels of service.

The Role

As the Principal Highways Engineer you will be…

  • Managing the delivery of multidisciplinary projects, balancing demands and priorities, whilst reviewing civil infrastructure design, from project proposition through to construction.
  • Planning project resources and finances and monitor job financial performance.
  • The management of technical staff, with responsibility for planning team workload, as well as assisting and mentoring staff where needed, and developing more junior team members.
  • Preparing and reviewing technical reports, specification and schedules.
  • Applying customer focus you will be part of the work winning team securing the groups project pipeline.

What We Are Looking For

Alongside a willingness to join the team and get stuck in, you must hit the following points:

  • Relevant 1st Degree or HND/HNC (preferably in engineering) or equivalent qualifications
  • Membership of a professional institution (e.g., MICE or MCIHT) or aiming towards this status
  • In-depth understanding of highways and traffic engineering techniques and principles and a proven track record in highways design and/or delivery
  • Strong CAD/Civil 3D skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant technical / industry standards
  • Working knowledge of Legal and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Experience and ability working on or managing multi-task projects.

Interested in this or other roles in Civil Engineering, please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now on 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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