Senior Highways Engineer job vacancy in Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Posted on: 24/02/2020
Ref: VAC-16325
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Benefits
  • Region: North East
  • Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  • Industry: Civil Engineering Consultancy
  • Discipline: Senior Highways Engineer
  • Sub Discipline: Senior Highways Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Location – Newcastle

My client is a multidisciplinary consultancy, with more than 4,000 experts in 40 offices in the UK assisting clients at every stage of the lifecycle. They are specialists in real estate and infrastructure and one of the UK’s leading consultancies providing professional real estate, design, project delivery, infrastructure, and business transformation services. Teams span many markets working with private sector corporates and local authorities throughout the United Kingdom. They work with public and private sector organisations to design, build and optimise their real estate and infrastructure assets. From thought to finish, they apply their combined expertise to achieve more from the entire built environment.
Now, due to an increase in secured workload, the company is now looking for a Senior Highways Engineer to take an important role in the delivery of ongoing Senior Highway Engineering and multi-discipline projects for their growing list of clients. The role will include the responsibility of project delivery including design development and the management of quality output for a wide variety of highway engineering schemes. The position will be within the Highways Sector of Infrastructure reporting to the Principal Infrastructure Engineer. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and suitably qualified professional to continue the development of the successful Infrastructure Team.

The successful candidate will be required to:
Manage the delivery of highway engineering projects ensuring quality and timely delivery are at the forefront.
Ensure successful technical delivery of projects is met.
Assist in the development of links with other areas of the Capita business to maximise Engineering opportunities.
Engage with internal Capita staff to develop and maintain relationships in similar fields and across other services.
Be vigilant in ensuring that financial outcomes are achieved or exceeded for those projects managed by the Team Leader through sound business and financial management.
Take a proactive approach to the reporting and mitigation of matters which present a risk to the achievement of successful delivery of projects.
Assist in the development and coaching of junior staff within the team to achieve high levels of performance;
Ensure all projects/services are delivered in accordance with Capita’s BMS system

Benefits of working for this company:
Career growth
Learning and development at the centre of your career
In depth training
Competitive pay
Benefits including a well-funded pension scheme, share ownership schemes, a retail discount scheme and much more

If you are interested or know anyone who may be suitable for this role please contact Imani Gardner at Vertical Recruitment on 0161 669 4716 or email

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