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Highways Design Engineer

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Highways Engineer to join their design 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 highways environment.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to have experience and knowledge relating to the design and implementation of Highways Maintenance related schemes. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently, and as a part of a team, with the main objective of ensuring the Principal Contractor has a clear plan of what they are required to build.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Undertake and provide detailed drawings and documentation to assist in the delivery of the Highways Maintenance Annual Works Programme. Working under own supervision.
  • Provide required pre- construction information, that includes a design that has an accurate Bill of Quantities.
  • To assist in the development of information to form a construction phase Health and Safety plan, which satisfies Construction Design Management requirements.
  • Supervise and assist team members engaged in the design and implementation of highway management and maintenance processes.
  • Supervise the work and monitor the cost of schemes throughout construction, when required to do so.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require a Level 3 qualification in an engineering discipline or extensive equivalent appropriate experience as well as a full driving license.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Making an effective contribution to internal and external meetings
  • Developing productive working relationships that command respect, trust, and confidence.
  • Knowledge of asset management, highway engineering and maintenance practises.
  • Knowledge of Construction Design Management Legislation.
  • Knowledge of legislation, regulations, policies, inspections, and performance information applicable to the service area.

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.