Senior Highways Engineer - Wakefield

Main Purpose of the Job    

An experienced Senior Highways Engineer and integral member of the highways team working on all types of highways schemes from feasibility through to implementation.  Providing experience and direction to the project team on highway design and construction.


Main Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Design responsibility for Highways and Infrastructure projects.

  • Utilisation of local staff, Pell Frischmann Contractor staff in other offices, and sub consultants

  • Manage design and disciplines for projects.

  • Collate project information and liaise with the Client and client team as required

  • Supervise site based projects as required.

  • Supervise and delegate to subordinates and others as required.

  • Provide technical input into major / minor highway and infrastructure schemes.

  • Coordinate and Liaise with other PF offices

  • Maintain a good understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current relevant design methods.

  • Comply with all Company Procedures and Work Instructions

  • Execute site-based or head office functions, liaising with the clients and other contractor’s staff to collect project specific information as required by the Project Manager.

  • Check/approve own and other staff work, including third party design proposals, as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects.

  • Carry out other duties identified in the Project Management Plan or as required by the Project Manager on assigned projects.

  • Supervise technical work of other staff as required.

  • Assist in monitoring, planning and forecasting utilisation of own discipline team members.


What Qualifications, Experience & Skills are; Essential or Preferred to be successful in the role?  






Degree in a relevant Engineer discipline  

Ideally MSc or MEng


A minimum of 5 years of highways design experience

Understanding of health and safety issues in relation to the design and construction of civil engineering works

Experience in resolving design issues including resolving comments from the Local Authority



 Previous experience of an engineering organisation

Knowledge and experience of the construction process


Industry standard computer aided tools i.e   AutoCAD, AutoTRACK

Communication skills; Verbal & Written

Report Writing

Civil 3D

Micro drainage

Good presentation and communication skills


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