Senior/Principal Design Engineer (Highways) Leeds or Manchester

Job Title: Senior/Principal Design Engineer (Highways) Leeds or Manchester
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance
REF: BBBH28665
Contact Name: Henry Barber
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My client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior/Principal Engineer to work in our Design Infrastructure team. You must have a minimum of 5 years experience working in a design of multi-disciplinary projects across the UK, from large highway improvement projects to small local schemes.
They are also a Highways England Regional Delivery Partner and you will be working with Highways England as well as numerous other key clients and will be a key member of a growing team.
You will be working on challenging projects, you will be proficient in undertaking several aspects of preliminary and detailed design of public highways including geometry, drainage, pavements and other elements of highway schemes.
You will have a keen interest in developing your understanding and ability in civil engineering design and a willingness to research and take on new challenges. You will be able to work independently and use your engineering judgement to tackle day to day problems.
You will have experience of the multi-disciplinary nature of complex projects from planning stage, through to completion. You will show a desire to develop your project coordination skills and a willingness to understand more about other disciplines roles on projects.
You will have experience of the requirements of working with different types of client in a complex industry - our clients include developers, local authorities and contractors, all of whom have different expectations and requirements from you and the projects you will work on.
ning and knowledge sharing, and aim to create well rounded engineers proficient in all aspects of highway and infrastructure design.

You will be expected to have the following personal attributes and skills:Fully conversant with our industry standard design software packages Civil 3D (although extensive experience in the use of OpenRoads or PDS would be considered as long as there is a willingness to train on Civil 3D) and MicrodrainageA background within the field of highway design, and preferably an ability to affectively delegate design responsibility to others and act in a mentoring role to less experienced staff

Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances
Ability to build and maintain strong relationships at all levels both internally and externally
A 'self-starter' with drive, positivity and enthusiasm and a strong desire to succeed

The role comes with an excellent salary and benefits package.

For further information please contact Henry Barber - 07710548157