Civil Engineer (Roads)


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Edinburgh and Glasgow

We are looking to recruit a (near) Incorporated or (near) Chartered Civil Engineer with experience in the design development of Trunk Road projects.


  • Providing design services (inc calculations, drawings, specifications and reports) as part of the Roads team for the preliminary and detail design phases of a trunk road project.
  •  Reviewing designs and drawings completed for compliance with design standards and best practice guidance.
  • Ensuring work is compliant with Health and Safety legislation such as the CDM Regulations and other applicable codes.
  • Preparation of geodetic and geological investigation contract documents.
  • Procurement of surveys.
  • Providing support to the Project Engineer and other colleagues.
  • Mentoring and guiding colleagues.
  •  Liaison with Clients, Local and Trunk Road Authorities, and other relevant third parties.
  • Develop skills to progress towards Chartered / Incorporated Status.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • The candidate should have a degree in Civil Engineering with a minimum of five years experience in Trunk Road scheme design development and be either progressing towards Chartered / Incorporated status or be Chartered/ Incorporated.
  • Demonstrable experience of the application of DMRB requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of design development on trunk road projects.
  • Good communication skills – oral and written.
  • A knowledge and experience of computer based design packages such as MX would be useful but not essential.
  • Experience of liaison with client, road authorities and the public in technical forums and at public exhibitions.
  • A proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to take initiative and manage own workload/ deadlines.

The role offers a structured training programme and excellent career progression opportunities within a friendly and professional team that is proud of the quality of the service it delivers to its clients. The benefits include a competitive salary, according to skills and experience, together with an excellent flexible benefits package.

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