Jarvis King

Principal Civil Engineer - Highways

Principal Civil Engineer - Highways

Experienced Highways Engineer (Consultancy)

Location: Glasgow

This business solves complex problems everyday in the name of their core mission to improve the world's transport infrastructure and make it universally accessible to their users.

But what makes working with this business truly unique is the workplace culture that encourages innovation and a healthy disregard for the impossible.

Speak to anyone who works within this business and they will explain the secret ingredient that makes it a great place to work.

Not many can say that 90% of their business is repeat business.....

The highways business has a reputation for delivering a portfolio of high profile projects and due to strategic growth, we have an opportunity for an experienced Director to help grow and develop the business in the South East region.

You will be welcomed into a national business of a few hundred professionals.

In return the business has opportunities to work on unique and exciting projects, and a stable platform upon which to develop your career.

The portfolio of high profile projects include Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Government, National Contractors and many Local Authorities.

The Position

  • Reporting to the Project Manager, you will work and lead a team of engineers and technicians working on a variety of projects.

  • You will be responsible for the preparation of feasibility studies, scheme reports, scheme design for highways, drainage, flooding and a variety of other projects.

  • You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress.

  • You will be expected to attend progress meetings, public exhibitions and public inquiries as necessary.

  • You will need to check and approve documentation prepared by others in the team, this will involve short timescales and delivery.


  • A degree in Civil Engineering.

  • CEng/IEng and MICE status or equivalent.

  • Proven experience of most aspects of highway schemes.

  • Thorough understanding of DMRB standards.

  • Driving licence

  • Communication skills (Ability to converse articulately with clients)

  • Knowledge of the financial management and control of projects.

  • Able to produce well-presented and accurate reports.

  • MX/3D Cad proficient, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)

Desirable Criteria

Experience of construction supervision.
Good working knowledge of different contract types and procurement options.

This is a permanent position with excellent remuneration.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: perm
  • Rate: £42000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Jarvis King
  • Tel: 0131 247 6826
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  • Posted: 2016-09-14 10:21:49 -

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