Highways Engineer – Edinburgh

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45012

Closing Date: 45033

Location: Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH3 7LZ

Salary: £30,000.00 to £40,000.00 per year

Highways Engineer – Edinburgh

Highways Engineer

Project Centre, part of Marston Holdings, is a leading design, engineering, and landscape architecture consultancy whose highly talented people are passionate about creating places that are attractive, innovative, sustainable, and safe. Our approach to integrated design produces award winning results that have won international recognition and named CIHT’s Employer of the Year in 2021. Led by a forward-thinking management team we work together in multi-disciplinary teams that provide services that are well thought-out and sustainable.

We are currently looking for a Highways Engineer to join our team based at our Edinburgh office. You will join a vibrant team and work on major prestigious projects across the UK, enabling you to advance your career, whilst giving you the freedom to achieve personal growth and development. We will provide you with the opportunities to enable you to succeed and support you to reach your potential.

We recognise our greatest strength is the people we employ, and we are committed to developing talent and providing staff with the skills and knowledge they need to not only do their job well now, but to equip them for life as their careers unfold. Our staff say our people and our diversity are our biggest strengths and our Equality and Inclusion Group and Women’s Network are ensuring that inclusion is at the heart of our policies, processes, and practices. As standard we offer flexible working to everyone and the ability to work remotely when needed. Project Centre is a people focused organisation. We care about our colleagues and part of that is to help every employee to achieve a healthy work-life balance.

If you aspire to really making a difference and want to work with great colleagues whilst advancing your career, then Project Centre could be the place for you.

The position itself will include, but not be limited to:

Supporting Senior staff, provide technical input to a wide range of project types and consultancy commissions
The role specifically requires a sound knowledge of traffic and transportation and the ability to develop and initiate traffic and highway schemes from inception through to completion
Projects may be undertaken at various stages depending upon the specification/ brief (e.g. outline / feasibility / preliminary / detailed design)
Provide weekly monitoring information against key indicators
Check technical outputs, drawings and reports produced by junior staff
Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QA system
Liaise with other technical staff across Project Centre offices
Assist in developing Quality Assurance systems and procedures in the service area

Our ideal candidate will have but not limited to:

Accredited Degree in Engineering (or equivalent)
Knowledge and experience of Traffic or Highway Engineering Design and design standards
Sound understanding of highways and traffic engineering techniques and principles and a track record in transport planning, design and/or delivery
Membership of a professional institution (e.g. MILT, MICE or MCIHT)
Working towards Chartered status
Self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Possess strong analytical ability and a solid understanding of traffic and transportation fundamentals and current design standards
Able to communicate / liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors
Expertise in traffic and highways related industry recognised software
Knowledge and experience of TMA 2004, DMRB, Highways Acts, RTRA 1984, RTAs, TSRGD 2016, Traffic Signs Manual and relevant British Standards
Evidence of Continuous Professional Development

In return for your hard-work and commit:

£Negotiable and subject to experience
Private health cover
25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays!
Professional Membership fees
A variety of training programmes supported by PCL
Professional development and project opportunities
Flexible working