Principal Engineer

Hays Construction and Property
England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
Closing date
14 Dec 2021

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Highways Engineer
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Principal Highways Engineer - Greater Manchester

Your new company
Your new company is a large and industry leading organisation who work on a large and varied range of projects across multiple and varied range of schemes. They are currently pushing the standards of highways design and delivery. With this current project, you will be working closely with communities and government to deliver these particular packages of work.
Your new company prides themselves on putting their staff first and aims to continue a supportive environment across their multiple UK offices.

Your new role
Your new role will see you working as a Principal Engineer on their Highways team. You will oversee the engineers and technicians with their day-to-day design.
As technical Lead on the project your role will also include maintaining existing client relationships and winning new work for the business. As you will be working for a reputable organisation, this will play to your existing business development experience.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed in this role you will have 5 years post degree UK experience with the highways industry. You will have achieved chartership or be nearing chartership.
For your work experience, you will have worked with or alongside either, Local Authorities, Highways England and other major highways contractors. You will have experience with highways alignment and design as well as team leading experience.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a very competitive salary working with one of the UK's largest, most respected engineering organisations. You will have the opportunity for real career progression and be part of some of the UK's most exciting highways schemes. This role will involve hybrid office working from their Greater Manchester office.

What you need to do now
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