Principal Highway Engineer

  • Glasgow, UK
  • £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a looking for a new opportunity within the Highways sector?

Then you need to keep reading as this might be the right fit for you!!

We are recruiting for a leading construction consultancy looking to add a Principal Highway Engineer to their team!

Job Title - Principal Highway Engineer

Area/Location - Glasgow

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary -£50,000-£55,000

Purpose of the Role-

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Principal Highway Engineer to join our Infrastructure's team based in Glasgow. You shall implement projects effectively and commercially to meet the requirements of the brief, quality standards, health and safety and environmental standards to both national and corporate standards, applying all project management requirements including clear communications, reporting, financial management and customer relationship management You'll also have a key role managing, organising and motivating a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects covering a range of complexities.

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-

  • Preparing schemes for tender using the NEC3 family of Forms of Contract, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works including use of Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement
  • Supervising and monitoring works on site, making valuations for payment assessments, chairing and managing progress meetings, identification and assessment of additional payments due to variation orders or compensation events, determination of project final accounts and completing the defects period assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work
  • Creating feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options
  • Ensuring compliance of the team's work with a high regard to Health and Safety and the application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation.

Essential Experience of the Role-

  • A Bachelors or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
  • An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
  • Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.
  • Capable of discuss engineering issues and identifying solutions
  • An understanding of the commercial issues in undertaking a construction project.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 25 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Car allowance
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform
  • Ability to work remotely and from our Glasgow office

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in the company.

You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

If you like what you have read so far

  • you feel this Company matches what you are looking for in a new career venture
  • would like a more detailed Job Description or would like to discuss the opportunity on the role further

please click Apply on this advert and ring Zoey on

0192

360

3376 or email Zoey@

Mcgconstruction.co.uk to proceed in applying.

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