Senior highways engineer

Salary negotiable
24 Feb 2012
23 Mar 2012
Civil Engineer
Job Type

Senior highways engineer - Worcester

Halcrow is a multidisciplinary consultancy, able to bring together the right people to meet the needs of each project. Don’t just take our word for it – take a look at our work.

Our multi-disciplinary teams have worked on HS1, the channel tunnel rail link; the Docklands Light Railway, Tottenham Court Road station upgrade and Heathrow Express. We’ve designed award-winning stations and delivered major capacity enhancements across the UK.

We’re also part of the team helping to deliver Crossrail; and with our parent company CH2M HILL, part of the development partner team for the next phase of engineering, design and environmental work on HS2, the £32 billion London to West Midlands line. At a regional level, we are also helping many government and local authority organisations to deliver their development ambitions.

As part of Transportation, the Highways practice area covers a wide range of skills including design and project management for both public and private sector clients. The Worcester office is now looking for additional support on leading design teams and undertaking design work at Senior Engineer level due to the amount of current and predicted workload being undertaken from this office, both for Worcester CC and for other Local Authority and public sector clients.

The principal function of this position is to lead/undertake detailed highway design or associated infrastructure design on projects and to provide support as required on public or private sector business development opportunities.


The priorities of this role include:

  • providing the lead highways input on projects, including technical, commercial and quality management, supporting delivery of technical or contract requirements to time and budget and providing project management support as required
  • providing guidance and checking of designs and reports prepared by junior staff
  • support on developing the technical ability of junior staff
  • leading or providing support on the preparation of proposals and bids

    The ideal candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge:

    ·        good highways and infrastructure experience with demonstrated experience at a senior level managing the successful delivery of highway infrastructure projects

    ·        previous experience which illustrates leadership, ownership and responsibility

    ·        extensive technical knowledge of highways design requirements

    ·        previous experience of supporting bid submissions or a desire to be involved in bid writing

    ·        demonstrated ability to develop good internal and external client relationships

    ·        ability to lead and work as part of a team; and develop technical capabilities of junior staff.

    ·        actions driven by our business values and principles

    ·        pro-active and prepared to address challenges, with demonstrated ability to work to time and budget.

    ·        chartered Engineer, with relevant degree

    ·        good relevant experience, in both the public and private sectors of service delivery

    ·        ideally some experience of bidding

    Minimum qualifications:

    ·        chartered Engineer, with relevant degree

    ·        good relevant experience, in both the public and private sectors of service delivery

    ·        ideally some experience of bidding

    We encourage a healthy work-life balance by offering flexible working, a contributory pension scheme and private healthcare cover. We recognise and reward success, and we’re committed to learning and professional development

    Halcrow is a CH2M Hill company