Principal Highways Engineer

Civil & Structural
  • UK, East of England, Bedfordshire
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is an established design consultancy is looking for a Principal Highways Engineer to lead the design of the New Luton Airport Access Road where they is commissioned for 5 years through various stages of the project, providing leadership and direction to the project team and maintaining a local presence. ...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 08.03.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 648/20115

Quote ref: 648/20115

Job description

Our client is an established design consultancy is looking for a Principal Highways Engineer to lead the design of the New Luton Airport Access Road where they is commissioned for 5 years through various stages of the project, providing leadership and direction to the project team and maintaining a local presence.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities;  

- Project management of Highways and Infrastructure jobs.  

- Utilisation of local staff, contractor staff in other offices, and sub consultants  

- Manage design and disciplines for projects.  

- Collate project information and liaise with the client as required  

- Supervise site based projects as required.  

- Supervise and delegate to subordinates and others as required.  

- Provide technical input into major / minor highway and infrastructure schemes.  

- Coordinate and Liaise with other client's offices  

- Maintain a good understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current relevant design methods.  

- Comply with all Company Procedures and Work Instructions  

- Execute site-based or head office functions, liaising with the clients and other contractor’s staff to collect project specific information as required by the Project Manager.  

- Check/approve own and other staff work, including third party design proposals, as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects.  

- Carry out other duties identified in the Project Management Plan or as required by the Project Manager on assigned projects.  

- Supervise technical work of other staff as required.  

- Assist in monitoring, planning and forecasting utilisation of own discipline team members.

Requirements

Qualifications, Experience & Skills;  

- Degree in a relevant Civil Engineering discipline  

- Ideally MSc or MEng  

- A minimum of 5 years of highways design  

- Understanding of health and safety issues in relation to the design and construction of civil engineering works  

- Previous experience working for an engineering consultancy  

- Knowledge and experience of administering NEC contracts, preparing works information and supervising works on site  

- Industry standard computer aided tools i.e AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Micro drainage  

- Good presentation, communication and report writing skills

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