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£40,000 + Benefits


South East




Civil Engineering Consultancy


Senior Highways Engineer



Job Description

Senior Highway / Traffic Engineer Manchester

My client are a leading global consultancy, specialising in transport and infrastructure. They are looking to expand their design team in Manchester with a number of key hires.
This position would be to work initially on the Salford Crescent Masterplan, a landmark project for the city worth £2.6bn.
Other projects in the clients’ pipeline are: The Bee Network; Stockport Rapid Transit and Manchester Clean Air Zone to name a few.

This role would suit a highways engineer from a private or public realm background with a good understanding of what it takes to not only design, but to deliver key projects on a medium to large scale.
Being able to demonstrate a natural flair for people management would be beneficial as the successful applicant will be of a seniority level to be able to mentor junior members of this award winning team.

Job Responsibilities:
Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all CDM responsibilities including safety in design.
Support preparation of detailed client briefs and fee proposals and contribute to major bids whilst developing client relationships.
Act as Project Manager or Deputy Project Manager (training provided) including monitoring financial performance.
Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.
Take an active role in the preparation of designs and reports for highway and traffic engineering schemes, providing specialist technical contributions.
Keep up to date with current best practice, techniques and innovation.
Support Senior Management and manage career progression of team members.

Minimum Requirements:
A successful track record in the delivery of multiple, consecutive traffic engineering projects with excellent technical and communication skills.
Experience of team management including technical development and mentoring of staff in the performance of their duties.
Application and use of DMRB, Manual for Streets and the Traffic Signs Regulations and Traffic Signs Manuals,
Experience of dealing directly with clients and contributing to bids and proposals.

Specific Skills Required:
An ability to demonstrate experience and expertise in some or all of the following areas: Traffic engineering management and design, Cycling and walking, Traffic signals, Bus priority and BRT, Road safety audits/analysis/engineering, Traffic signing and wayfinding, Traffic Regulation Orders and parking, Traffic modelling software (e.g.VISSIM, TRANSYT, and LinSig etc).

There is an attractive package on offer with benefits in line with what would be expected from a global, industry leader.

Contact Doug Smith of Vertical Recruitment on 0161 669 4716 or email for more information

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