Highway Engineer – Bedford, Bedfordshire

Highway Engineer

Carrington West Limited

Bedford, Bedfordshire


Our client is seeking a Highways Engineer to join its busy and sociable Infrastructure and Flood Risk team working from their office in 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.

What you will be doing:

·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.

What you need to know:

·A relevant qualification in civil engineering.
·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.

What you will get in return:

·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 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.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.

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