Senior Highways Engineer

Senior Highways Engineer

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Cardiff, Wales
Job Type
Full Time Job
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Date Posted
1 year ago
Sophy Martin
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Job Description

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Highways Engineer to join Redstart / Capita Infrastructure’s team in Cardiff. A Senior Highways Engineer is an important operational and career development position in our organization with key responsibilities to contribute to the development and implementation of projects and programmes of work whilst undertaking a range of technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility and concept design, buildability, value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract specifications.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
  • Preparing detailed design highway improvement schemes to DMRB standards using Civils 3D and AutoCAD software including preparation of contract drawings and specifications.
  • Delivering highway projects to our Joint Venture clients within budget and timescale.
  • Preparing schemes for tender using the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works and Specification for Highway Works.
  • Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.

What we’re looking for:

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Incorporated/Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (IEng/CEng MICE).
  • A minimum of 5-10 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
  • An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement
  • Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.

About Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure

At Capita Real estate and infrastructure, we are creating tomorrow’s prosperous and connected places.

Across the UK, our clients rely on our trusted team of experts delivering ingenious and effective solutions for their projects. From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach.

We’re a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita.

You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.


What we hope you’ll do next:

At Capita Real estate and infrastructure, we are creating tomorrow’s prosperous and connected places. Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.


We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita’s offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we’re doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.

Job ID: 4219

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