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Principal Highways Engineer

  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 319 days ago
  • Company: Ted Recruitment


I am now seeking a PRINCIPAL HIGHWAYS ENGINEER for our client, a large multi disciplinary firm of consulting engineers to join their Newcastle-upon-Tyne office.

You will work on design and maintenance of major highways for local, national and international projects.

Responsibilities will include:-

Taking the lead role on projects.

Plan, lead and undertake site visits.

Project management.

Mentoring of staff.

Reporting to the Directors.


Our client is a large international multi disciplinary firm of consulting engineers.


You will need to have a Degree in Civil Engineering or MSc in Highways Engineering or similar.

You will be a chartered engineer or possibly almost chartered.

You should have good experience of design, site supervision and project management of highways projects and a proven track record.

You will have a stable work record and have gained experience of working in the U.K. to be up to date with UK regulations and have experience of Staturory Orders and Procedures.

You will also need an understanding of Health and Safety including CDM.

You should have experience in tow or more of the following:- project management or asset management, alignment design, drainage design, pavement design and refurbishment, signs and road markings, safety barriers, asset inspection, management of design and delivery of highway maintenance schemes, experience of working in a multidisciplinary environment and operating across a matrix of projects etc.

A full UK driving licence is essential.

Salary is in the region of £40000 to £45000 per annum slightly negotiable plus car allowance, good pension and other benefits.

Please call me, Nigel Hutchings on 020 7613 5555 for a confidential discussion or email your c.v. via this website.