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  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Years Exp: 8
  • Industry: Water & Utilities
  • Discipline: Highways Engineering
  • Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree

Job Title : Senior Highways Engineer 

Location : Manchester 

Salary : £40,000 - £45,000 


We are currently looking for a talented and motivated Senior Highways Engineer to join our team in Manchester. 


Our Highways Team in Manchester has grown fast and we’re still growing. We’re winning lots of exciting work both locally and nationally with all team members working on a wide range of schemes, from very large Highways England projects, to local active travel schemes. This is the place where you can make your mark. You will develop and learn at pace while feeling fully supported and challenged. We have fun in the Manchester Highways Team, come and see if its right for you. 


Our highway engineering teams are recognised industry leaders and operate across several markets including strategic roads, local roads and private developments. We work for a range of clients including national government agencies, local authorities, developers and contractors. We use the latest design software and techniques to produce innovative, sustainable and efficient design solutions for our clients. 


What does the role involve?  


Working as a Senior Engineer in the Highways team we'll offer you exposure to varied project work, both operating client side and in a design and build environment working on publicly funded and private developer projects. 


You will undertake (engineering) design and development through the application of proven techniques and procedures to develop appropriate solutions to customer problems including: 


Undertaking and leading significant elements of the detailed design; e.g. drawings, specifications, reports and calculations etc, to achieve the optimum solution for the project. 

Working in close collaboration with our team and other disciplines and having an appreciation of their role. 

Providing technical guidance and support to our colleagues and assist, where practicable, in mentoring and development. 

Ensuring deliverables are carried out within agreed timescales and budgets. 

Ensuring that solutions meet client needs and expectations are met/exceeded. 

Liaising with our clients and contractors and supervising works on site when required. 

Ensuring that all work is carried out to the Company’s IMS, and current H&S legislation requirements. 

To be successful in this role you’ll possess: 


A relevant degree and either have or be close to achieving a relevant professional qualification.  

Demonstrable capability in the planning and delivery of highway projects or work packages on large projects.  

Ability to lead and manage a project team taking responsibility for deliverables.  

Experience of undertaking highway geometric design in accordance with the DMRB, and desirably Manual for Streets, using Bentley MX /OpenRoads or Civils 3D.  

Strong experience of CAD software packages (e.g. AutoCAD) and a sound understanding of their use in the design process for BIM.  

A good all round understanding of quality management systems and processes, financial project management systems, business and commercial issues.  

A sound understanding of road design to meet Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations and to ensure Safety by Design best practices are achieved. 

The confidence to present design solutions and progress both internally and externally to clients 

A desire to learn, progress and challenge yourself. 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

What’s in it for you?  


Opportunity for advancement 

Exciting and unique career opportunities 

Competitive salary and benefits 

Great pension contribution 

Flexible working  

Support throughout professional accreditation processes 

First class team morale 

Within the Manchester Highways Team you will be given the autonomy to make decisions, identify innovative practices, find efficiencies and implement change. We will provide mentoring, support and training to help you achieve your professional goals.  



  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 03.05.2022
  • Deadline: 17.05.2022
  • Quote ref: 3087/23393

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