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Principal Highways Engineer - Southwark

  • Location: Southwark
  • Salary: £40 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

My client is part of a joint venture for the delivery of highways maintenance and improvement services on the TFL HMPF and STIC contracts. They are looking for a Senior Highway Engineer to join their existing highway engineering team based in Central London (Zone 1) where the delivery and design team are co-located.

The existing team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects an ethos that has led to a rapidly expanding workload. The role will be varied and all-encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways design work and technical support to other members of the in-house design team.

Candidates must have good, detailed design experience with a solid background on highway design projects.


Role Involves the following:

The delivery of multidisciplinary projects, balancing demands and priorities, whilst reviewing highways infrastructure design, from project proposition through to construction.

Planning project resources and finances and monitor job financial performance.

Preparing and reviewing technical reports, drawings, specification, and schedules.

Providing construction support to construction team.

Supervising and overseeing the work of engineers and graduates


Candidate specification:

Relevant 1st Degree or HND/HNC (preferably in engineering) or equivalent qualifications

Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant professional institution such as ICE or
CIHT (or equivalent) or suitable relevant experience.

In-depth understanding of highways and traffic engineering techniques and principles and a proven track record in highways design and/or delivery

Strong CAD/Civil 3D skills

Use of Keylines & Key signs software’s

Ability to use Microsoft projects

Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise your workload effectively

Capability to work autonomously as well as collaborating within a team environment

Comprehensive knowledge of relevant technical / industry standards

Working knowledge of Legal and Regulatory Frameworks

Working knowledge of NEC form of Contract, DMRB, MCHW, Traffic Signs Manual and TfL Streets toolkit.

Experience and ability working on or managing multi-task projects.


If you have the above skills/experience, and youre looking for a new challenge, please apply now for immediate attention.