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Highway Design Engineer

A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is looking for Highway Design Engineers to join their team.

These are full time, temporary ongoing agency roles and the successful candidates must have a full relevant Highways Design qualification, extensive experience dealing with a multitude of Highways/Transport/Design projects and ideally a strong background in local authority settings.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake, and supervise others in (dependant on the seniority of the role), the detail design of a range of major highway schemes, for which you will need experience in highways and drainage design.

There are three positions available with the client which are outlined below;

Principle Design Engineer;

As Principal Engineer you will use your highways design skills and technical experience to undertake, and supervise others in, the detail design of a range of major highway schemes, for which you will need experience in highways and drainage design.


You will be involved in the procurement, planning, feasibility, design, financial and resource management of these schemes.


You will prepare and supervise others in the preparation of contract drawings and documentation for the highway schemes you are involved in.


You may work across the Design team which may involve schemes generated from; agreements made under Section 38 or 106 of the Highways Act, Major Schemes, Maintenance, Safety and / or West Yorkshire Transport fund initiatives.

Senior Design Engineer;

This position is for a Senior Engineer working in the Highway Design team, responsible for the design of new highway projects related to development.


You will be working with developers and highway consultants on the design and inspection of highway schemes, to facilitate development, in particular with relation to Sections 38, 278 and 106 of the Highways Act.

Design Engineer;

As an Engineer in the Highways Design team you will need to have an understanding of the requirements of working with developers and highway consultants on the design and supervision of highway schemes, to facilitate development, in particular with relation to Sections 38, 278 and 106 of the Highways Act.



The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following;

Full professional Highways/Transport/Design qualifications
Have a sound knowledge of highways design projects
Full UK driving licence as travel is required
Supervisory/Management experience if looking at a Senior/Principle role

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to these positions and as such are offering an hourly rate of between £14 and £45 per hour Umbrella Ltd dependant on which role, experience and qualifications.

This position falls inside of IR35, so personal Ltd companies cannot be used to process pay.

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: £14 - £45 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/qu
  • Location: Kirklees, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2019-12-05 13:56:52 -

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