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Assistant Highways Engineer

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for an Assistant Engineer to join their highways team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority within a transportation environment.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to assist in carrying out feasibility and concept studies and consultation for civil engineering projects for programmes undertaken by the Service on behalf of internal and external clients.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide judgement, advice and guidance based on evaluation and analytical skills to produce alternative solutions to a wide range of complex engineering and procurement problems.
  • Undertake checks of information provided by other Council services or third parties as being in accordance with established engineering standards and Council Requirements.
  • Carry out or assist in the detailed design of civil, structural and highway engineering schemes
  • Assist in the procurement, award and administration of contracts according to role within the service

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require a minimum 2 years' design and construction supervision experience in Traffic Engineering, UTC, Highway Structures or Highway Engineering disciplines.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Hold an appropriate driving license and have the ability to drive to different locations of the District.
  • Ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office suite and other technical software appropriate to role (e.g. AutoCAD)

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £20 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.