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Principal Highway Engineer

Conrad Consulting Ltd.
England, Kent, Ashford
£50000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
5 Apr 2023

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Highways Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Highways Engineer to join an award winning multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy who pride themselves on providing innovative engineering solutions on a wide range of complex projects.

The successful Principal Highways Engineer will join the growing team in our clients Ashford office on a full time, permanent basis where you will work alongside some of the best engineers the industry has to offer on a wide portfolio of major highway projects across the UK.


  • Promoting a health, safety and welfare culture,
  • Working within a team environment,
  • Mentoring and coaching more junior team members,
  • Supporting directors with achieving budget and strategy targets,
  • Developing new business,
  • Project management and technical delivery of highway schemes and infrastructure projects.


  • A Civil Engineering or equivalent degree (MEng preferred),
  • A Chartered Engineer,
  • A proven record of successful tendering and delivery of schemes in either the local or national transport market,
  • Proven working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works (MCDHW),
  • Experience of managing a professional team on projects using NEC Contracts,
  • Organisational skills to coordinate the delivery activities of a professional team,
  • A clear understanding of the importance of robust business processes and systems and a strong commitment to quality,
  • Strong communication and influencing skills,
  • Experience of working on major highways projects would be desirable,
  • Autocad, MicroDrainage and Civil 3D software desirable.

On offer for the Principal Highways Engineer:

  • A competitive salary,
  • Generous company pension contributions,
  • Group income protection,
  • Life assurance,
  • Private medical insurance,
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Flexible annual leave allowance,
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Employee Assistance programme,
  • A family friendly employer.

If you would like to know more about this fantastic opportunity, please send an up to date CV to Graham Ventham to be considered.


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.

Call us on
0203 159 5387

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