Penguin Recruitment

£35000 - £45000 per annum

Senior Highways Engineer

This is a permanent position within our Clients’ Highways Engineering team in Birmingham.

The position offers an excellent opportunity for a Senior Highways Engineer seeking to develop their career and business acumen and taking on new engineering challenges.

Key skills & experience:

  • Qualified with an appropriate engineering degree and already be / or working toward Incorporated or Chartered status
  • Minimum of 5 years’ UK experience working in an engineering design consultancy
  • Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative
  • Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design principles and standards including MfS and DMRB
  • Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.
  • Experience of dealing with clients and other members of the professional team utilising competent communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Good commercial awareness
  • An ability to follow instruction and to work collaboratively as part of a team

The role will encompass the following:

  • Site appraisal and feasibility assessment
  • Walking, cycling and public transport audit (WCHAR) and design
  • Servicing / delivery design and management
  • Highways design – local authority and private residential / commercial (S.38 / 184 / 278)
  • Vehicle swept path assessment
  • Utility assessment and impact negotiation (C3 & C4)
  • Road Restraint Risk Assessment Procedure (RRRAP)
  • Ordinary Watercourse Consent application
  • CDM risk and mitigation assessment
  • Traffic calming and home zone scheme design
  • Traffic Regulation Orders and Stopping Up Orders
  • Road Safety Auditing (Stages 1 – 4)

What they offer:

They offer a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and payment of professional membership fees.

What to do next:

Interested in this or other roles in Civil Engineering, please do not hesitate to contact Martin Boland now on martin.boland@penguinrecruitment.co.uk 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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