Highways Engineer

  • Bristol
  • Permanent / Full Time
Civil / Structural / Design
£25000 - £45000 per year
Job ref: 9875633

We are seeking a Highways Engineer to join its busy and sociable Infrastructure and Flood Risk team working from our offices in Bristol, Cheltenham or Bedford with flexible working opportunities. This post would suit someone who is keen to join a company that really puts people and culture at the heart of its business. The company is growing and ambitious, and wants to develop in a way that is shaped by its people to provide the best experience possible for its employees and clients.
Within your role you will:

  • Prepare technical drawings such as sketch highway designs, preliminary highway designs, and S278 drawings, including for the subsequent negotiation through to approval.
  • Mentor junior team members.
  • Liaise with stakeholders, external project team members and clients.
  • Undertake site visits.
  • Obtain information, such as drawings and utility searches from third parties.

This position would suit someone who has:

  • A relevant qualification in civil engineering.
  • 1-2 years’ experience as a Highways Engineer or 4-5 years’ experience in a more junior role.
  • Knowledge of, and experience of producing, Section 278 designs.
  • Knowledge of Civil 3D/Site 3D
  • Knowledge of relevant design standards such as Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Manual and TSRGD.
  • Experience of managing projects.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to liaise successfully with colleagues and approving authorities.
  • Experience of giving technical advice and guidance to junior staff.
  • The ability to plan and arrange their work to meet objectives and deadlines.

In return, you will receive:

  • A competitive salary, dependant on experience.
  • Industry leading annual leave: 25 days, plus your birthday, plus the period between Christmas and New Year, and an additional day for every three years’ service up to an additional five days.
  • The ability to work flexibly from our Bristol, Cheltenham or Bedford offices and from home.
  • One of your professional memberships paid by the company.
  • Access to the Company ICE training programme.
  • Life assurance.
  • 4% contribution towards your company pension.

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