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Highways engineer

A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Highways engineer to join their team.

This is a full time, permanent position and the ideal candidate will have significant civil engineering and management experience.

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the operational leadership and management of teams who deliver streetworks co-ordination and management, Health & Safety, Asset Management, Planned Maintenance and Safety Design, Street Lighting Maintenance & Design, Contracts, collaborative working across West Yorkshire and the Combined Authority, safety inspections, programming and delivery of construction through in house and contract / consultant resources.

They will also provide technical guidance and management.

As Group Engineer, your key responsibilities and duties will consist of:

  • Managing and mentoring others.

  • Supporting and advising teams on monitoring and analysing data.

  • Collaborating, advising and liaising with various departments and organisations to understand and resolve issues and requirements.

  • Developing strategies and policies.

  • Managing and monitoring Capital and Revenue expenditure and programmes including preparation of Cabinet reports to support Operational Manager.

  • Undertake and support Principal Engineers in project/ programme management.

  • Monitoring and ensuring compliance with required procedures.


  • Significant civil engineering and management experience

  • A high level of effective and efficient communication, both written and verbal and negotiation skills.

  • A full and valid driving licence, and a willingness to undertake a Kirklees Driver Assessment, or ability to use public transport.

  • An appropriate professional or academic qualification which related to the skills and abilities required for the post or the ability to demonstrate significant experience.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £40,876 and £45,859 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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