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Highways Design Engineer - Tier 1 - Civils

  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Design Engineer
  • Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Plus package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DE1BBS1_1557853663
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Job description

PSR Solutions are currently looking for a Design Engineer to join a leading Tier 1 highways contractor. This opportunity is to be based within their Southampton office. This is an exciting opportunity for a Highways Design Engineer.

Role Purpose:
  • The Design Engineer role will work closely with the internal and external stakeholders to develop concept and feasibility solutions to truly place shaping, transformational projects. Supporting customers and colleagues to develop innovative, sustainable design solutions to help secure funding opportunities secure pipeline projects and provide "shovel ready" projects. These projects could be public realm, transport and traffic, accessibility or regeneration schemes;
  • The engineer will deliver professional services in a range of situations to meet professional standards, customer needs and business needs and expectations. The role will blend technical design engineering with a creative approach to reshaping the places in which we work.

What you'll be doing as a Highways Design Engineer, you will:
  • Lead the development and delivery of projects made up of a number of work packages, coordinate the activities of a number of engineers and other staff;
  • Ensure that all designs and engineering work is carried out in compliance with industry, customer and business standards, conventions and quality/safety requirements and legislation;
  • Develop awareness of relevant current and emerging design methods/standards and evidence of the benefits they may offer to design objectives;
  • Develop new solutions, and build/extend a catalogue of standard solutions to design and construction problems and challenges;
  • Use all available tools to explore opportunities for innovative and sustainable solutions where appropriate;
  • Ensure that all contributions are fully carried out compliant with company health, safety and environmental requirements and policy;
  • Ensure Health and Safety risks are designed out where possible and where not possible, these risks are minimised;
  • Ensure complete and thorough communication of all risk at every stage of delivery.

Who we're looking for You will:
  • Be a professionally trained and qualified engineer with an excellent creative capability;
  • Be experienced in budget management, staff management etc or suitable relevant experience;
  • Have demonstrable evidence of previous works and a project management qualification would be preferred.

Why work for us
  • Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us
  • The way we live our lives is changing fast: where and how we live, work, travel, shop, relax and socialise. The evolving nature of our society means we all need to shape our environment to meet a complex array of individual and collective needs.
  • Wherever investment in these environments is needed, works in partnership with Local Authorities to consult, finance, design, build and manage the essential place infrastructure that local communities and national economies need to prosper and grow.
  • We are right at the heart of a dynamic 'place shaping' agenda that brings Local Authorities, local communities, Central Government, and the Private Sector together to create safe, sustainable, flexible and dynamic public spaces geared to community social need, economic growth and personal well-being as well as being environmentally sustainable.
  • The provision of maintenance services for highways is only a small part of what is really needed. Our focus has moved beyond the 'road' to deliver the potential of the 'street': a dynamic public place that connects and combines local community and business needs, encourages social interaction and helps pedestrians, motorists, bus riders, and cyclists to coexist safely. Building great public spaces with resource efficient assets enables functional, flexible and inspirational places to be at the heart of the community.
  • We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.
  • Corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.
  • Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

If this is something that would be of interest to you then please give me a call on 0203 800 00 55 or email me on .