Principal Highway Engineer - Newcastle-upon Tyne

Job Title: Principal Highway Engineer - Newcastle-upon Tyne
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH26784
Contact Name: Vicky Kenrick
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Imagine this… you are working for one of the world's leading consultancy companies, you have a competitive salary that fits your skill set and experience, and you have full support from your employer to develop your career further.

Want to make this a reality?

Due to continued growth, our client is looking for a new Principal Highway Engineer to join their Newcastle team, offering benefits such as fully equipped state of the art offices, private medical insurance and flexible working.

In this role, you will report to the Directors and will be involved in all aspects of highway design work, on local, national and international schemes. You will provide technical input, leadership and project management across a range of specialisms, and will plan and attend site visits and meetings when required. You will also use your experience to mentor other team members, liaise with sub-consultants and external parties, undertake computer based tasks using MX, WinDES and Microsoft Office Suite, and will carry out a range of design and written deliverables.

You should have experience working with HE processes and working in the Design and Build sector - particularly preparing tenders for contractors.

Full awareness of current Health & Safety Legislation, and its application to the design process, is also necessary, along with experience of preparing written work and preparing / attending meetings.

Ideally, you will be degree qualified and be working towards Chartered Engineer status (MICE or MCIHT), and should also be willing to consider occasional periods of local and national secondment and short term overseas assignments.

You should have experience in two or more of these key areas;

  • Project management / asset management
  • Alignment design
  • Drainage design
  • Pavement design and refurbishment
  • Signs and road markings
  • Safety barriers
  • Asset inspection
  • Management of design
  • Delivery of highway maintenance schemes

Interested? Give Vicky Kenrick a call at Allen & York on 01202 888986, or Apply Now!