I am currently working with an international, forward thing consultancy, they are actively recruiting Highways Engineers for their Leeds City Office. They have identified a real need for Highways Engineers with detailed design experience using Civil 3D to join their team and assist on frameworks such as the £675m Future High Streets Fund.

These frameworks will offer you the chance to work on Active Travel schemes, Junction Improvements, Road Alignments, Pedestrianisation S278’s and S38’s plus many more fantastic projects.

Their Leeds office is right round the corner from Leeds City Train Station, they offer a fantastic work life balance with your time split between home and in the office alongside a plethora of benefits you can take advantage of.

Highways Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Produce highway drawings packages including materials, construction details, calculations, and documents
  • Prepare technical reports, feasibility studies, Road Safety Audit briefs, public correspondence, and other written documents
  • Undertake site visits, inspections, and supervision
  • Attend and lead meetings and discussions with elected members, the client, and other designers
  • You’ll produce technical reports and designs to encourage and increase sustainable transport use
  • Undertake consultation (both Statutory and non-statutory) concerning proposed highway projects
  • Provide support and progress updates to the Senior Engineer
  • Engage with and support Senior Engineer when working with third-party stakeholders
  • Actively seek to reduce carbon through innovative designs
  • Liaise with other Engineers within the design team to ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards.
  • Highways Engineer Experience Required:

  • Ability to manage own time effectively and be able to prioritise your workload
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and independently with limited supervision
  • Have a Bachelors or Master’s degree in an appropriate subject
  • Knowledge of Manual for Streets, LTN 1/20, and the relevant sections of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions
  • Completed (or agree to) a formal training agreement leading towards Chartered Engineer status as defined by the Engineering Council and agreed on a realistic programme towards achieving a professional qualification, or alternatively have achieved Incorporated Engineer status as defined by the Engineering Council
  • Have an appreciation of technical governance procedures and how they are applied within a consulting engineering environment
  • Can demonstrate developing experience and expertise within the relevant technical field, probably gained in an Assistant Highways Design Engineer role or equivalent
  • You can produce or oversee the production of technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements, working under supervision
  • You can demonstrate an understanding of technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment
  • Calibre Search promote equality in the workplace and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified candidates regardless of their sex, race, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. We act as both an employment agency and employment business.

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