Contact: Sally Allen
Region: England - North West
Location: Manchester
Category: Highway engineering
Closes: Sunday 30th April 2017
Salary: Unspecified

Senior / Principal Highway Engineer

Job Description

Our Manchester office is seeking a skilled and experienced Senior or Principal Highways Engineer to join our team engaged in all aspects of the delivery and development of highway schemes and projects for a variety of clients, in both the public and private sectors.  

You will design and project manage the delivery of development related highway schemes (s278/s38) for private developers, as well as highway schemes for local/central government.  Projects range in size from multi-million pound highway schemes to small junction improvements. You will work independently and proactively on technical aspects, including horizontal and vertical alignment, drainage, stats, contract preparation, orders preparation and be fully conversant with the DMRB, drainage standards (s104) and industry design standards. You will also work collaboratively with senior staff for the management of larger projects including responsibility for quality assurance. You will take individual responsibility for a range of projects types, manage them independently and be the Client’s main point of contact. Instruct, supervise and mentor junior staff in the design and management of Highway schemes, and work with Clients to ensure delivery of projects to time and cost, and to help manage change.

About You

You must demonstrate extensive highway design experience, as well as relevant professional qualifications in the fields of civil and highway engineering. You must be experienced in management of others and your own accountability. It is fundamental that you have the ability to work independently, and have the ability to mentor and support team members. You will build on experience in your chosen field and continue your professional development.

About WYG

At WYG, our vision is clear: To inspire our clients and our people to create positive change through our imagination and expertise. Resourceful, confident and authentic, we promise unique solutions, and we deliver every time. The qualities we share help us match the impact of far bigger consultancies - from client focus and collaborative spirit, to strategic and ethical thinking. Our engineering teams offer public and private clients around the world expertise through the full project life cycle, including design, procurement and management.



In return for your dedication, you’ll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare and retail vouchers, travel insurance and variable holiday. You’ll also benefit from great training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.


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