Senior/Principal Engineer - Highways

Job Title: Senior/Principal Engineer - Highways
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff, Cardiff
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00019067
Contact Name: Holly Maslin
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Our client, a multi-disciplinary consultancy who provide sustainable solutions to a number of industries, are expanding and they need a Senior/Principal Infrastructure Engineer to play a key role in their highways and infrastructure design team.

In this role you will have excellent opportunities to progress your career as well as the chance to contribute to a variety of retail, commercial and residential developments for public and private sector clients. You will support the Associate/Technical Director by effectively delivering projects on time and to the highest technical performance standards.
You will support your team across all aspects of the projects, including communications and consultations with other colleagues within the company as well as with external bodies such as Local Authorities and Statutory Undertakers.

Your responsibilities:

Educated to degree level or equivalent in Civil Engineering with a minimum of 5 years post graduate specific engineering experience, alternatively HNC/HND or equivalent qualifications with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience.
Ability to use various engineering software packages, including AutoCAD, PDS, Civil3D, and Microsoft Office is desirable.
Experience in the design of highways, and associated works in residential, commercial and industrial developments from conception to technical approval.
The ability to use WinDes would be advantageous, as is being able to carry out drainage design and modelling.
Experience of working with clients and regulatory/statutory authorities to deliver detailed designs for Section 38 and 278 Agreements.
Experience of delivering value engineered plot design, including retaining walls, underbuild, private drainage and finished floor levels would be advantageous.
Understanding of codes and standards such as the DMRB/MCHW, Sewers for Adoption 7th Edition and Manual for Streets.
Ability to work to deadlines, within budget and to programme, to control costs and to effectively manage resources and change control.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to generate and technically review reports.

The Benefits

Our client offers competitive salary and comprehensive flexible benefits scheme, as well as strong team spirit and excellent career progression opportunities at all levels in return for your hard work

For more information please call Lisa on 01202 888986. We look forward to receiving your application.