Contract Senior Highway Design Engineer

Location Watford
Discipline: Traffic, Transport & Highways
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £35 - £40 per hour
Contact name: George Banks

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Job ref: BBBH2453_1716995421
Published: 21 days ago

Role: Senior Highway Design Engineer
Type: Contract, PAYE Umbrella
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Location: Watford (2 or 3 days office attendance required per week).
Duration: Three month rolling contract. Temp-to-perm options available thereafter.


A Senior Highways Design Engineer is required for temporary assignment to a Tier one contractor, with two days' visit a week required to their Watford office.


  • Undertake designs, drawings, specifications and supporting technical reports and other technical output to achieve project outcomes.

  • Undertake site visits, surveys, and investigations.

  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.

  • Maintain and increase knowledge of Standards & Codes of Practice.

  • Participate in CPD activities to ensure skills remain relevant.

  • Plan and manage delivery of projects to agreed time and cost

  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with internal quality

  • standards and processes.

  • Work collaboratively with customers to understand and develop project objectives and to build excellent customer relationships

Ideal Contractor Profile - Please apply even if you do not meet this:

  • A BSc, BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering / Highway / Transportation or similar discipline.

  • Chartered Engineer with ICE or CIHT.

  • Experience in design and construction activities within the highway sector including drainage, pavement, and alignment design.

  • Experience with S38, S278 works.

  • In-depth Knowledge of Highways England standards such as the DMRB and MCHW and other relevant design standards

  • Working knowledge of software design tools including Key Lines, Key Signs, Civils 3D, AutoCAD, Micro Drainage as appropriate.

  • Proven track record for the delivery of highways designs, planning, direct & control tasks, people & resources to meet project deadlines and financial targets

  • An ability to lead teams & develop staff to meet technical & managerial needs.

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.

Please apply to this advertisement with your CV if you would like to be considered for this contract.

Feel free to contact and leave a message for George Banks after applying on 07787 732670, and I'll get back to you as soon as I can.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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