Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Preferred Member Company
28 days ago
Job Function
General Engineering


Senior Highways Engineer

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Senior Highways Engineer




United Kingdom

Equans is looking for a Senior Highways Engineer to join our team in Grimsby. This is a permanent role working full time hours. On offer is a competitive salary between £42,000 - £47,000 depending on skills and experience and benefits package.

This role is based in Grimsby office, you may be required to travel to sites from time to time therefor a driving license is required. We offer the option to work from home up to 2 days per week.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Equans’ Professional Services function, a multi-disciplinary design consultancy including Civil, Structures, Infrastructure and Build.

Equans is North East Lincolnshire Council’s long-term Regeneration Partner delivering a number of services on their behalf, including the Highways Design Service. We are proud of our established, successful and award winning partnership - our team having secured a number of high profile regeneration and infrastructure projects, as well as being responsible for delivery of the Local Transport Plan for North East Lincolnshire. This role supports the team in their delivery of a first-class service to its customers and fully contributes to delivering sustainable development and growth in North East Lincolnshire.

You will be part of the Professional Services team, dealing with a variety of infrastructure projects including highway maintenance to large capital civil and structural projects. Examples of previous projects have been a number of multi million regeneration schemes within Grimsby and Cleethorpes enhancing the public realm, and delivery of new trunk roads and industrial estate access roads to promote business development in the area.

You will join an expanding team of engineers, technicians, apprentices and site support staff. Enthusiastic and dedicated, you will have demonstrable experience in design and management of highway projects, the ability to supervise people and projects and work independently

What will you deliver?

  • As Senior HD Engineer, responsibility for supervision and development of junior members of the team.
  • Where appointed, support the EQUANS Project Manager in the delivery of major schemes
  • Manage and co-ordinate workload to achieve project deliverables within the agreed time, quality, and financial objectives.
  • Develop design briefs, prepare feasibility studies and detailed designs, specifications, scheme reports and contract data on a variety of projects. Undertake design work with an innovative approach considering conservation, sustainability and budget.
  • Lead and contribute to design reviews ensuring design quality, monitor emerging legislation and engineering standards.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary up between £42,000 – £47,000 and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified to HND/C level with a preference for degree level or equivalent knowledge sills and experience.
  • Chartered status with a relevant professional body or working towards Chartership is desirable but not essential.
  • A proven track record in the Highways and Transportation industry.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited management.
  • A sound knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and Manual for Streets.
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of DMRB design standards and Local Authority procedures in relation to the design and construction of highway schemes under section 38 and 278 of the Highways Act.
  • Detailed understanding of Health and Safety legislation, working experience of Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and understanding of legislative aspects of project delivery.
  • Proficient in the use of industry standard computer software including AutoCAD, Key Signs, Key Lines and Auto Tracks. Knowledge and experience of using 3D highway modelling software.
  • Commercial awareness and experience of working within a multi-disciplinary design environment.
  • Driving license

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.


What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

Job ID: 73584092
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