Senior Highways Engineer / Technician – Oxford
The team undertakes the following tasks
·Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice
·Design of roads, junctions and drainage
·Production of pre and post-planning technical reports
·Junction capacity modelling
·Road Safety Auditing
Relevant skills & experience
·Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a transport planning / engineering design consultancy
·Able to deal with clients and interface with consultancy design and construction teams utilising competent communication skills both orally and in writing
·Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design
·Strong self-motivation and initiative
·Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design principles and standards including MfS and DMRB
·An ability to follow instructions and to work well with others as part of a team
·Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.
·Good commercial awareness
·Applicants should be qualified with an appropriate Engineering degree and already be / or working toward Incorporated or Chartered status
The job role
The role will be varied and all encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways design work and technical support to other members of the in-house team. Candidates must have detailed design experience and a solid background in highway construction projects. You will be able to review and take responsibility for issuing design drawings and have the seniority to liaise effectively with clients, other members of the professional team, Local Authorities and contractors.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.