Lead Infrastructure and Highways Engineer

Southampton, Hampshire
£52,000 + Benefits
30 Nov 2016
30 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Infrastructure & Highways Engineer

Key Skills: Infrastructure, Highways, Design, Bridges, Engineer

Location: Southampton
Salary / Package: £45,000 - 52,000 + Benefits
Timeframe: Role has full sign off and budget

Interviews: Can be held at a time to suit within 1-3 weeks
Recruitment Partner: Airswift             Account Manager: James O'Reilly

Key Words: Infrastructure, Highways, Design, Bridges, Engineer

The position & experience required

We are associated with some of the world's most respected, fully integrated Infrastructure & Highways and Transportation projects. From feasibility studies, assessments and research, through planning and negotiations, to construction and operations, we provide unparalleled experience in this sector.  We design a variety of bridges and roads in urban and rural, commercial, industrial, educational and residential contexts, together with landmark buildings for airports and railway stations.

Currently we are seeking a Lead Engineer who will support the Infrastructure & Highways discipline for our Southampton Office. 

The right candidate will be responsible for managing the production of technical design information including reports, drawings and specifications for the infrastructure associated projects.

Working directly with key customers to identify needs for solutions and delivery of such solution.

You will be expected to work on your own initiative with minimum supervision, whilst also managing and supporting the supervision of junior team members.

Expected to carry out technical reviews and the checking of design information and reports prepared by other engineers in the team.

Assist with the production of proposals for new commissions, and undertaking project management and financial control of small to medium sized projects

Planning and developing project solutions with unique challenges.

Essential Skills and Experience:

Thorough understanding of projects contractual, financial and commercial arrangements and how these may impact on design solutions.

Experience in the design and project management of roads and drainage for residential, commercial and retail developments and will be responsible for the production of detailed design information, technical reports, drawings, tender documents and specifications.

Takes initiative, acts with confidence and works under own direction.

Initiates and generates activity with commitment and engagement, taking responsibility for actions, projects and people.

Demonstrate experience and proficiency of industry standard software including WindDes, PDS, AutoCAD, Civils 3D etc. and act as a technical mentor to junior team members.

Demonstrate experience using design standards such as Sewers for Adoption, Manual for Streets, Design Manual for Roads & Bridges and BSEN Standards

Proven examples in successful design delivery of highways and drainage infrastructure to adoptable standards including the successful negotiation of Section 104, Section 38 and Section 278 Agreements are required.

You will hold a BEng or MEng (Hons) Degree in Civil Engineering and be an Incorporated Engineer, MICE ideally Chartered

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager James O'Reilly.