Senior Highways Engineer

  • Cardiff, UK
  • £35,000 - £45,000 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a Senior Highways Engineer 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 Senior Highways Engineer to their team!

Job Title - Senior Highways Engineer

Area/Location - Cardiff

Type of Job - Permanent

Start Date - As Soon As Possible

Salary -£35,000 - £45,000 (depending upon experience).

Purpose of the Role-

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Highways Engineer to join our client's Infrastructure's team with the option of being based in Cardiff working across a varied range of regional and UK investment projects.

A Senior Highways Engineer is an important operational and career development position in our organisation with key responsibilities to contribute to the development and implementation of projects and programmes of work whilst undertaking a range of technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design including buildability and value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site as part of a team.

A Few Key Responsibilities of the Role-

  • Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.
  • 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.
  • Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
  • 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.
  • Setting and working to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients' needs and to respond to targets set by others.
  • Assisting in preparing fee estimates and bid work.

Essential Experience of the Role-

  • Rail experience is essential
  • A Bachelors or Masters 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.

Desirable Experience for the Role-

  • Experience of Welsh Government/Highways England delivery would be advantageous
  • To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems.
  • A full UK driving license.

What's in it for you?

  • Contractual working hours 37.5 per week with flexible working arrangements.
  • Annual leave-23 days (plus statutory).
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more.
  • Professional subscriptions paid

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 Cass on

0161

529

5192 or email Cassidee@

Mcgconstruction.co.uk to proceed in applying.

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