Principal Highway Engineer

Bristol (City Centre)
13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Principal Highway Engineer - Bristol A leading provider of Highways Design & Management consultancy across the UK and Middle East are currently experiencing a period of growth, fuelled by a record order book and significant contract wins with Highways England in addition to a range of projects in the local transport market. They are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Principal Engineer to support their Bristol office on a permanent basis. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of projects including Trunk Road improvements, major highways and strategic infrastructure projects for both public and private sector clients. Key responsibilities / duties include: Undertake services within an engineering environment which may include (but not limited to); scheme investigation, site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, traffic order making, works/construction inspection and supervision to progress scheme design, development and construction. Leading the delivery of technical outputs within project teams. Responsibility for technical excellence and innovation across the project team. Collaboration with local management team to optimise the resource and demand balance. Champion Value Management / Engineering to support Project Managers in ensuring that schemes are delivered with innovation. Deliver improvements to SHEQ within all aspects of projects and lead task groups where appropriate to develop, communicate and implement SHEQ improvements. Accountable for checking, certifying and authorising for issue designs, documents, approvals, Professional Skill and Care Certificates and reports. Technical input to the agreement of project briefs, proposals and deliverables with Project Managers. ABOUT YOU The ideal Candidate will be a positive and enthusiastic team player, who has a degree / higher level qualification in Civil Engineering with previous experience of working in engineering within the construction industry. You will ideally be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer of a relevant professional institution. An understanding of Highways England and/or strategic infrastructure projects associated with commercial and residential developments. A working knowledge of civil engineering and utility provision procedures An excellent communicator and confident to attend meetings and advise clients and technical team members as appropriate Knowledge and experience in highways structures and/or drainage and general civil engineering projects and be able to check and verify the technical outputs of the team prior to issue to clients. Experience in the delivery of Highways England projects from a design perspective and familiarity with HA processes would be a distinct advantage. Ideally the applicant will be able to demonstrate their experience, competency and flexibility to meet the demands of the role. In Return You will receive an exceptionally competitive Salary & Benefits package, Career progression path from Day 1 and the opportunity to work on some prestigious projects. Please note, there are other opportunities for Highway Engineers of all levels with this organisation, get in touch. For more information, please call Euiain Herring at Carbon60 'The Best Construction & Engineering Recruitment Agency 2016' on: 07545 151365 02920 388757 Or connect with me on LinkedIn. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency. This job was originally posted as