Penguin Recruitment

£35000 - £48000 per annum

Senior Highways Engineer

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

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 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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