Civil Engineer
£30k - £47k

Senior Highway Engineer

Ref: 718| Posted: 10th May 2024

WANTED x 2 – Highways Design Engineer & Senior Design Engineer – One of UK’s Busiest Tier 1 Main Contractors with an In-house design team – Grimsby – Civil Engineering / Highways schemes


*Includes Hybrid / some remote working*


Ideal opportunities for an Intermediate Highway Design Engineer and a Senior Highway Design Engineer, x 2 jobs available.

Also open to consider a Junior Engineer seeking promotion.


What Makes it Great?

-Opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading Tier 1 main contractors / Consultancies

-Good work / life balance with Flexible working, split between Grimsby office and home.

-Diverse range of Civils / Highways projects.

-Stable business working on a long term local public sector framework, ideal for job security.



As Highway Design Engineer your role will include:

  • Deliver highway designs through AutoCAD & associated design packages including Key Line & Key Sign.
  • Attend Consultation events
  • Prepare tender packages including drawings, bills of quantities, specifications and Pre-Construction Health & Safety Plans.
  • Prepare cost estimates for client budgeting purposes.
  • Ensure all designs are in accordance with current design standards.
  • Undertake site supervision of highway and infrastructure projects.
  • Develop and maintain excellent client and stakeholder relationships, ensuring repeat business, added value, and client satisfaction.
  • Be involved in project management and technical delivery of projects from inception through to completion of project.
  • To ensure all designs are CDM 2015 compliant.
  • Manage and co-ordinate personal workload to achieve project deliverables within the agreed time, quality and financial objectives.
  • Undertake such other duties as may reasonably be expected at this job level.



To be considered for this Highway Design Engineer role you must meet the following criteria:

- Knowledge of highways sector.  
- Previous employment as a Highways Design Engineer, Civil Design Engineer, Designer, Project Engineer or similar.

-Previous employment with an engineering design consultancy or similar.

-Qualified to HND/C level or equivalent.

-A knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and Manual for Streets.

-Knowledge and understanding of DMRB design standards

-Understanding of Health and Safety legislation, experience of CDM Regulations 2015.

-Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Key Signs & Key Lines.

-The flexibility to travel to various project sites and consultation events



The successful Highway Design Engineer will receive:

-Competitive Basic (Dependent on experience)

-Life cover

-Employee discount schemes.

 To be considered for this vacancy or to find out more information please apply now.

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