Senior Highway Design Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Swindon

Senior Engineer (Highway Design Engineer)


Since our client was formed in 1985, they have built their reputation on results. A comprehensive range of development planning services is provided to a wide client list, including many of the UK’s leading house builders, land developers, commercial and retail businesses, educational establishments, leisure operators, energy companies, government agencies and local authorities, as well as to private individuals.

What the job entails:

-Advise on commercial bids and tenders

-Use of AutoCAD and Civils 3D (or MX) to produce 2D highway layouts and 3D engineering designs

-Preparation of design documentation for highway design (S38/S278) both preliminary and detailed & drainage design.

-Production and checking of drawings (AutoCAD)

-Communication with clients, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders

-Conduct any liaison or consultation with statutory authorities or undertakers as necessary to implement the design and construction of the project

-Ensuring that projects are delivered on time and to budget

-Support junior staff with their training and development

-Check output produced by other staff in terms of reports/drawings etc.

Essential Requirements:

-Minimum 5 years’ experience experience in the preparation of highway design (including S278 and S38 technical submissions and residential layouts) preferably in the consultancy field

-Must be able to interpret the DMRB and local highway standards

-Must be able to develop designs from conceptual layouts through to construction issue

-Good communication skills (verbal and written) in English

-Degree (2:1) in Civil Engineering

-Be working towards Chartered Status (ICE)

Desirable Requirements:

-Commercial experience


-Competitive salary

-Flexible start and finish times

-Working from home is an option for the right candidate and typically post any probation period

-Many more benefits included

The salary for this role is £32,000 to £40,000 per annum dependant on experience with excellent benefit programmes available.

Commutable from: Chippenham, Reading, Basingstoke and Slough.