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Principal Highways Engineer

Conrad Consulting Ltd.
Scotland, Edinburgh
£55000 - £60000 per annum + 100% Work from home, 10% Pension
Closing date
13 Dec 2022

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Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
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Situated in central Edinburgh, our client is seeking a Principal Highways Engineer.

Known throughout the industry for their innovative approach to engineering, this multidisciplinary has expanded its operations in Edinburgh off the back of several project wins, securing work for the next 7+ years.

As a Principal Highways Engineer, you will join an established engineering office as you work on various large infrastructure projects such as the A1 Highway, national highways (England) and work for the Scottish Government.


  • Provide technical guidance on Highway infrastructure projects.
  • Mentor and support junior staff
  • Develop works cost estimates
  • Liaise with key clients and capable of discussing design/ technical solutions to stakeholders
  • Delegating work to team members, ensuing that resourcing is in place for demands of projects
  • Support the business in winning work
  • Represent the business at various networking events, preparing bids and tenders whilst maintaining existing relationships


  • Chartered or near Chartered
  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in highway alignment including links and junctions
  • A thorough comprehension of technical standards relating to highways design
  • Proven ability to advise clients on technical matters.
  • Proven ability to coach and develop team members.
  • A willingness to work flexibly to deliver projects to time and budget.


  • £55,000 - £60,000 Per Annum
  • Option to work 100% from home
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Matched pension (up to 10%, you pay 5% employer pays 10%)
  • Paid professional memberships


When you hit apply your CV will land in my inbox, at which point, I'll arrange a suitable time to discuss this opportunity with you over the phone.

I'll disclose the name of my client on that initial call, and if you are happy to proceed, only then will I forward your details to my client and arrange an interview.

I may have other similar opportunities on the horizon (not yet advertised) which can be discussed at this point.

If you would rather talk to me before sending a CV, please don't hesitate to call Conrad Consulting (Edinburgh office) and ask for Connor Sandison!


Conrad Consulting are a specialist recruitment company that is responsible for supplying high quality personnel at all levels to civil and structural organisations throughout the nation on both a permanent and contract basis.

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0203 159 5387

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