Service Care Solutions Ltd

Highways Design Engineer

A Local Authority based in Greater Manchester is looking for a Highways Design Engineer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate must have relevant qualifications in engineering and experience using AutoCAD on behalf of a Local Authority.

The purpose of the role is to work on developing designs of various highways schemes including walking and cycling schemes, public transport priority proposals, congestion management and road safety proposals.

Working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network.

The main responsibilities include:

Work to Client brief in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance and legislation.
Communicate with residents, businesses and others in advance and during construction of works, answer enquiries and assist in resolving complaints.
Manage and maintain the production of all project documentation, highlight reports, lesson learnt reports, risk logs, finance and key milestone monitoring reports and project closure reports.
Work within and assist in the delivery of work packages within Project Management constraints of time, quality and cost standards so that business objectives are achieved.
Display financial management skills to closely monitor and control income and expenditure in relation to services, projects and budgets.
Ensure excellence in service delivery including providing management cover when required.
Comply with CDM requirements and Health and Safety legislation.
Have extensive knowledge of Risk Management and Risk Mitigation
Work with other local authority sections and developers to reduce conflicts between work sites and traffic management and keep City working.


Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards.
Or Hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline
Or full Membership of a relevant Institution.
Or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent.
And have relevant highway engineering experience.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £35 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£820 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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