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Principal / Senior Highways Engineer

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Contact: Andy Williams
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07818 431 925
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037652
NRL are recruiting for a Principal / Senior Highways Engineer to work with our client, a well know design consultancy. Based in Bristol with agile working where necessary, you will be working within their market leading highways design team. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced engineer to add value to some of the industry’s most challenging and forward-thinking projects.

About the role: 
  • Including but not limited to:
  • Production of schematic/concept designs and design calculations within defined timescales
  • Liaising with other construction professionals in the development of designs
  • Directing Technicians in the production of AutoCAD and Civils 3D drawings
  • Undertaking quality reviews of designs prior to issue
  • Liaison with Statutory Bodies (e.g. Highways England or Local Authority)
  • Analysis and design of earthworks
  • Visiting site and attending site meetings
  • Participation in internal project team meetings
  • Attendance at external design meetings with clients and other design team members
  • Preparing correspondence, reports and specifications.
  • Working closely as required with support functions within the organisation, such as HR, Finance, Marketing / Bid
  • Leading by example to exhibit defined company behaviours and appropriate personal/professional conduct
  • Additional duties as required 
What you will need: 

Essential Skills:
  • Experience in the production and approval of S278/S38 highway design packages
  • Sound knowledge of relevant design standards and good experience of managing design production and formal approach
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to work independently, and lead and supervise others      
Desirable Skills:
  • Proficient in use of Civils 3D and AutoCAD
  • Experience of use of Microdrainage software.
What’s in it for you:    
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity to work with an excellent organisation on exciting projects