Project Engineer (Highways)

Location: Barnet Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Project Engineer

South Mimms

A Project Engineer is needed for a main contractor based in South Mimms who are looking to employ a Project Engineer with experience of working within the highways sector as well as project management skills.


The successful Project Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Car/ Car Allowance
  • Health Care/Pension
  • 25 Days Holiday per year+ Bank Holidays
  • Career Progression

What the role entails:

The successful Project Engineer will be carrying out the following duties:

  • Responsible for Health, Safety and Environment during construction process
  • Achieve targets set for 'Zero Harm'
  • Manage construction to budget and programme without any overrun of works
  • Report bi-weekly on performance against budget and programme
  • Deliver the outcomes agreed by the Highways Agency and DBFO Co to programme and budget
  • Deliver construction of the Improvement Schemes Portfolio to the agreed outcome of the DBFO Co Objectives and Highways Agency objectives
  • Year on year increase in the budget for Improvement schemes and increased financial threshold for O&M Construction
  • Manage external resources in terms of quality, budget and programme
  • Monitor construction to ensure the Specification requirements are met
  • Ensure construction of schemes meet the expected levels of quality
  • Ensure the IMS system is actively applied
  • Ensure Temporary Traffic Management is maintained to the highest standards
  • Carry out regular safety field inspections and audits
  • Ensure levels of service necessary for construction and close out including H&S File and as-build drawings
  • Take part in ECI meetings as required
  • Attend regular team and progress meetings
  • Carry out duties in accordance with Scheme Control Document
  • Manage compensation events with supply chain
  • Manage interface with designers and change control
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of the business' Sustainability activities

What you need to be the successful Project Engineer

In order to be the successful Project Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will need to have the following:

  • Project Management Skills
  • Knowledge of CAT process (CAF and TOCCA)
  • Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislations
  • CSCS Management Card
  • Understanding of environmental requirements
  • Knowledge of Quality Management & IMS
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Knowledge of construction standards and specification (DMRB / MCDHW etc)
  • Knowledge of HA procedures
  • Substantial Experience
  • Recent Experience of leading teams and coordinating interfaces with other disciplines
  • Experience in the construction of highways and structures schemes
  • Good Knowledge of Traffic Management
  • Ability to carry out designs for less complex improements schemes in accordance with DMRB, SHW, design standards etc.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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