Highways Engineer

  • ACE Job
  • Southampton, UK
  • 06 Jul, 2017

Job Description

Our Client is a growing multi-disciplinary consultancy specialising in Transport Planning, Travel Planning and Highway Design  based in Southampton and Oxford. 

They are looking for a Highway Engineer to join their Engineering team to provide support to their Senior Engineer as well as to manage their own projects. With some very exciting projects in the pipeline that you will be helping design. As a SME your direct exposure to clients, site visits and meetings will be matched by opportunities for input into the company operations such as marketing, finance and development. 

Essential Skills

  • Previous experience of 3 or more years in a similar role
  • Relevant Qualifications in Civil Engineering and/or additional experience
  • Understanding/appreciation of Highway Agreements -S278/S38
  • Experienced user of AutoCAD and PDS
  • Excellent communication
  • Team working and well developed interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with a team of Engineers and Graduates leading by example
  • Fast and accurate typing skills, high level of proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Work effectively, efficiently and accurately
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Help prepare for, attend and record internal and client project meetings
  • Desire to work in a SME environment with regular exposure to clients
Desirable Skills
  • Worked in a design environment with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities
  • Conducting Incoming Services Reports
  • Exposure to MicroDrainage and highway drainage design
Our client is one of the South's leading transport planning and highway engineering (ranked in top 40 nationwide). They hold an impressive client base working in sectors including residential, commercial, leisure, retirement living and more. The team of Transport Planners and Highway Engineers assist developers, architects and planning agents by offering advice, reports and highway design as part of planning applications for new developments. The team prides itself on delivering an expert, friendly and approachable service, built on good relationships with the private sector to achieve effective, sustainable planning and engineering solutions.

  • Starting salary of £25,000-£35,000 (based on experience and qualifications)
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression
  • Exposure to some of the nation's most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitable calendar
  • Auto enrolment onto the company Pension Scheme, employers contribution of 5%
  • 24 days annual leave as well as your birthday off
  • Employee Assistance Programme