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Senior Highways Design Engineer

Location: Grimsby Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Construction, Highways & Highways Electricals, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Olly Nixon

Senior Highways Design Engineer

Grimsby, United Kingdom

Are you a seasoned Highways Design Engineer with a passion for innovation and a track record of success in the transportation industry? Join our client's dynamic team, an industry-leading organisation committed to excellence and pushing the boundaries of transportation engineering. They are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Highways Design Engineer to contribute to their cutting-edge projects based in Grimsby.

Main Responsibilities:

  • As Senior HD Engineer, responsibility for supervision and development of junior members of the team.
  • Where appointed, support the Project Manager in the delivery of major schemes
  • Manage and co-ordinate workload to achieve project deliverables within the agreed time, quality, and financial objectives.
  • Develop design briefs, prepare feasibility studies and detailed designs, specifications, scheme reports and contract data on a variety of projects. Undertake design work with an innovative approach considering conservation, sustainability, and budget.
  • Lead and contribute to design reviews ensuring design quality, monitor emerging legislation and engineering standards.
  • Produce horizontal and vertical alignments.
  • Programme manage schemes through the design and construction process, monitor and report on deliverables, programmes and manage change control.
  • Prepare information and pre-construction phase health and safety plans for tender packages.
  • Produce Bill of Quantities and contractual documentation.
  • Ensure the scheme design complies with the specification and agreed programme and designs comply with health and safety regulations, CDM requirements and are assessed for environmental impact.
  • Liaise with clients, stakeholders and third parties as necessary and deal with complex or contentious issues in a positive and professional manner. Communicate and co-ordinate with other members of the project team. Communicate clearly and provide regular progress reports, attend site, and project board meetings and consultation events.
  • Participate in and where necessary lead on, scheme consultation
  • Engage in early contractor involvement with subcontractors.
  • Undertake on-site inspections, provide feedback and solutions where required.
  • Deliver the service in line with quality management procedures and demonstrate an understanding of the principles behind these.
  • Support the Design Consultancy in delivering improved services, and promote and instil company values
  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected at this job level.

Qualifications or Required Experience:

  • Qualified to HND/C level with a preference for degree level or equivalent knowledge skills and experience.
  • Chartered status with a relevant professional body or working towards Chartership is desirable but not essential.
  • A proven track record in the Highways and Transportation industry.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited management.
  • A sound knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and Manual for Streets.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of DMRB design standards and Local Authority procedures in relation to the design and construction of highway schemes under section 38 and 278 of the Highways Act.
  • Detailed understanding of Health and Safety legislation, working experience of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and understanding of legislative aspects of project delivery.
  • Proficient in the use of industry standard computer software including AutoCAD, Key Signs, Key Lines and Auto Tracks. Knowledge and experience of using 3D highway modelling software.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary design environment.
  • Ability to communicate confidently and clearly, conduct effective negotiations with client, stakeholders, subcontractors and third parties.
  • Ability to supervise and develop a team.
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative in managing workload, be self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills and the attitude, conduct and demeanour to reflect company values.
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the service
  • Adaptable to change and new ways of working.

If you are a Senior Highways Design Engineer looking to make a significant impact in a leading organisation, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV detailing your relevant experience

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