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Assistant Highways Engineer - Cardiff

  • Location: Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales, CF10 5BT
  • Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

My Client has asked me to assist in identifying and placing a high quality Assistant Level Highways Engineer, based from their Cardiff office.


What is the role?

Due to the increased workload, my Client are seeking to recruit an Assistant Highways Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the highways design team to assist with the design delivery of highways and drainage schemes.

As an Assistant Highways Civil Engineer, you'll see your work from early design to the very end result, and every project will be different from the last. You'll feel inspired to challenge yourself, as well as your colleagues. You'll have the opportunity to thrive and we'll help you shape your career whether through further qualification, learning new skills or whatever else you need to achieve your ambitions.


What will this role involve?

Provide support to the Engineer and Senior Engineer within the design team on various design duties including:

Surveys/Inspections

Feasibility and other technical reports

Planning, programming and cost estimation

Design production

Produce design schedules

Amend design drawings

Support development of Graduate Engineers and Technicians

Work to a programme to deliver specified designs on time

Ensure innovation and best practice is highlighted and adopted where practicable

Drive effective health and safety practices within your Team

Be primarily office based but also carry out site visits with other team members


What are we looking for?

We want to hear from you if:

You have a Bachelors or Masters degree in an appropriate subject

You have made progress towards the completion of a formal professional training programme with an appropriate professional body

You can demonstrate experience and expertise within the relevant technical field, probably gained in a Graduate Engineer role or equivalent

You can produce technically sound engineering solutions, complying with all relevant technical standards and client requirements, working under supervision

You are experienced in following procedures associated with health, safety and welfare, e.g. Construction (Design and Management) Regulations

You can comply with technical governance procedures within a consulting engineering environment

In return:


Competitive salary
Exceptional development and progression plan
Contributory Pension Scheme
Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and childcare vouchers


My client strongly encourages the development towards a professional qualification with a recognised Institution and pride ourselves on mentoring engineers. They can offer significant support towards Chartership, and you will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £5k on completion.

If this sounds like a role you could successfully take on and make your own, please contact me using the details below.

I have placed many candidates with this Client recently, and every single one is happy they made the move!

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