Principle Highways Engineer

Wales, Cardiff
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
09 Sep 2016
07 Oct 2016
Rebecca Whittock
Contract Type
Full Time

Principle Highways Engineer Job in Cardiff paying circa £48,000 working for large multi discipline consultancy

Your new company

Your new company is a leading European company in the Consulting & Engineering industry. In the UK, the organisation works with clients in the private and public sectors across seven main disciplines of strategic consultancy, water, climate and energy, buildings and landscape architecture, transportation, environment and contract consultancy. Working on a variety of Highways projects including maintenance and design. You will be able to develop diverse skills as the projects will vary from small one of commissions to multi million pound projects.

Your new role

You will be working on a broad cross section of highway infrastructure projects across several markets, including some of the most prestigious projects across the UK. Key clients include the Highways England and working with this client to deliver their aspirations and ambitions will be an important factor. You will be managing your own cross section of projects as well as the team that report to you. You will be able to project manage and be client facing. You will play a leading role in the design and assessment of highway projects within multidisciplinary design teams and will take appropriate responsibility for the delivery and quality of the highway design elements. You will also be expected to take responsibility for the day to day management of around 5 members of staff ranging from graduates to Seniors.

What you'll need to succeed

You will have a recognised degree in Civil Engineering (BEng or MEng). You will be fully conversant with the Highways Agency's Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works, have experience of 3D design software (e.g. Bentley MXROAD and AutoDesk Civil 3D) and a sound understanding of their use in the design process for BIM. You will need to have strong management skills and be keen to develop your more junior team members.

What you'll get in return

Working in the centre of Bristol you will be able to get to work easily wether by car or public transport. A salary of circa £50,000 per annum plus benefits package. This is an exciting opportunity for the right engineer to be able to work on a wide variety of projects including Highways England work. Working in a strong team environment. Your new company is a business that provides an environment and structure which promotes forward thinking and encourages innovation.

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