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Highway Design Engineer

Lethaby & Cook
Greater Manchester (GB)
Up to £50,000 per annum, plus pension and benefits
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Highways & transport jobs
Highways Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An opportunity to join one of the UK’s largest independently owned civil engineering and transportation consultancies. The award of coveted framework contracts and major private sector infrastructure projects is driving their expansion. It has also created an environment ideally suited to a highway design engineer who has career progression in mind. Developing staff and promoting them as soon as they are ready and able is a priority for the business, this is backed up by in-house CPD activities, mentorship and an ICE approved training scheme.

Your role will cover the whole design and delivery process, including highway improvement, cycle schemes and section 278 & 38 works. There will be a mix of private sector developer led infrastructure and high value local authority framework projects. Engagement with clients will commence at feasibility stage and continue through to delivery. This will include front-end design, the supervision of engineers and technicians during detail design phases, preparation and checking of calculations and regular site visits.

About You: At least five years highway design experience, which should have included developer led road infrastructure design. You should be prepared to work towards chartership with the ICE or CIHT and be keen to take advantage of the career advancement opportunities the role will lead to. This is a key requirement as they continue to expand. Knowledge of the design manual for roads and bridges “DMRB”  and strong technical and organisational abilities are essential. Your interpersonal skills should be well developed, they will be put to full use in your dealings with clients, stakeholders and the staff under your direction.   


Lethaby & Cook’s civil engineering division places engineers and engineering managers with a high level of technical expertise. Our strength is our ability to present opportunities across a wider spectrum of employers who appoint civil and structural professionals.

Our clients include developers, design and build contractors, civil and structural consulting practices, insurers, client organisations and operating companies, loss adjusters, project managers, not for profit organisations, forensic engineers and more besides. By understanding how and where skills and experience can flourish we offer opportunities worth considering and candidates with real potential.

We place permanent and contract professionals and our recruiters are some of the most experienced to be found in their sectors. To find out more about current and forthcoming vacancies, or to discuss the next step in your career progression please do not hesitate to make contact by phone or email. We will always treat your enquiry and any information you may provide in the strictest confidence.



Company info
020 8563 0596
Barons Court
W6 8RH

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