senior highways engineer (approx £40,000-55,000)

Job Category: highways engineer
Job Location: Birmingham

We are seeking dependable staff at Senior Highways Engineer grade, with around 6 – 9 years’ experience. The successful candidate will be involved with delivering projects and be a key member of our fledgling highways engineering team. Our overall business style is for everyone in our team to work closely together to share their ideas, knowledge, and views. This ensures we achieve a successful outcome for our clients. For the successful candidate, this means you will have a varied work stream, involved in a wide range of sectors and clients. We operate primarily in the private sector, including high-profile and prominent developers, landowners, house builders, retailers, universities, NHS health providers as well as contractors.

If you want to go home at the end of the day feeling like you have achieved and delivered something, then mode is the company to work for.

We will consider people based on their experience, as a guide, the successful candidate will have some or all the following:

the position

  • Working knowledge of Design Manual for Road and Bridges(DMRB), MfS1&2, LTN1/20. Including experience in their general application, as well as local authority, highway design standards.
  • Independent use of engineering software: AutoCAD (2D Design), Civil 3D (3D Design), AutoTrack and Microdrainage.
  • An awareness of Departures from Standard for and Local Highway Authorities and National Highways.
  • Preparation of engineering drawings, calculations, reports, and design documents.
  • Working knowledge of Section 278 & Section 38 legal agreements process.
  • Review of utility diversions associated with Section 278 works through an understanding of National Joint Utility Guidelines, C2 & C3 Utility Diversions.
  • A clear understanding of designers’ duties as required under Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.
  • Coordinating with the transport planning team, project engineers, and engineering technicians to ensure comprehensive delivery of service.
  • Exposure to Project Managementand client communication.
  • Prepare client briefs and fee proposalsfor submission, as well as contributing to companywide bids and framework applications.
  • Commissioning, preparation of and designers response inputs, to optioneering studies, GG104 Risk Assessment, GG142 walking, cycling and horse-riding assessment, GG119 road safety audits
  • Contribute towards our business targets.

the package

  • Competitive salary(graded by experience);
  • 25 days annual leave(increased by seniority);
  • Dell Precision Laptop for work;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Private medical insurance;
  • Health cash plan;
  • Two-tiered pension;
  • Critical illness cover;
  • Death in service cover;
  • Discretionary Cycle Hire scheme;
  • Discretionary Travel Loans; and
  • End of year Bonus

the candidate

  • Formal educationin either Civil Engineering or experience in Highway Engineering disciplines;
  • Experience in the field of development-focusedhighway design/engineering;
  • A member (or seeking to be) of a professional membership, such as ICE or CIHT;
  • Excellent communication skillswith a high standard of work ethic; and
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work proactivelyand use initiative.

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