The Office

Our brand new office located in Nottingham is rapidly expanding. With an initial focus on highways and transport and the growth of our infrastructure region, this Midlands office will offer support to our Birmingham and Wakefield team and other offices around England.

The Opportunities

Associate Highways Engineer

Main Purpose of the Job

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced Associate to manage an existing team in our Birmingham office and grow our existing Highways design capabilities. Work includes feasibility through to construction for all elements of highway design including bridges, along with various other civil structures projects for a variety of client. The role requires both management and expert technical leadership. The Birmingham Office has been successful in winning large multi-disciplinary long term frameworks and alliances. This coupled with the large multi-disciplinary projects currently being designed will provide a satisfying and rewarding opportunity to shape and grow a developing team of highly motivated engineers.

Main Duties and Responsibilities;

· Experience of Major Projects Management leading design teams and managing resources effectively.

· Extensive experience of leading civil engineering, or multi-discipline, projects with a client facing and work winning role at Project Manager/Director level.

· Ensuring the preparation of highway designs and specifications are of a high quality.

· Chairing client and consultation project meetings

· Over-seeing the preparation/preparing technical reports, fee proposals, bids, budgets, resource levels and all associated HSE, CDM and QA aspects

· Winning new work through consolidating existing client relationships and new clients.

· Responsibility for ensuring all projects are completed in a timely and cost effective way and ensuring the Job Financial Summary is regularly updated and correct.

· Providing expert technical guidance to others

· Reporting as necessary on projects and progress

· Working with both public and private sector clients on projects

· Mentoring Engineers


· Must have a Civil Engineering Degree or a relevant discipline 

· Ideally you will be Chartered MICE or MCIHT


· Previous Highways design experience at Principal level or above

· Detailed understanding of major highways and infrastructure schemes  using Design Manual for Bridges, British Standards and other codes

· Ideally with have previous experience of an engineering consultancy


· Strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills

· Be able to work well in teams and provide efficient direction to other team members.

· Ideally will have experience of BIM, and highway design software

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Senior Highways Engineer

Main Purpose of the Job

An experienced Senior Highways Engineer will be working on exciting large scale Highway projects.


Main Duties and Responsibilities;

·       Project management of Highways and Infrastructure jobs.

·       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 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 including Birmingham, MK, Wakefield

·       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.



            Degree in a relevant Engineer discipline  

            Ideally MSc or Meng


·       A minimum of 5 years of highways design

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

·       Ideally have previous experience of an engineering organisation

·       Ideally have knowledge and experience of administering NEC contracts, preparing works information and supervising works on site



·       Industry standard computer aided tools i.e AutoCAD, Civil 3D

·       Micro drainage

·       Excellent Communication skills; Verbal & Written

·       Good Report Writing skills

·       Good presentation and communication skills


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Highways Engineer

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Site Surveys
  • Highway Design
  • Drainage Design
  • Preparation of Drawings and Specifications
  • Report Writing



  • HNC or Degree in related field


  • 4 years’ post qualification
  • Highway Alignment Design
  • Highway Drainage Design
  • Highway Infrastructure Design

Preferred Experience

  • Pavement Design
  • Client liaison


  • MicroDrainage
  • Civils 3D or PDS
  • Self-motivated
  • Good Written English
  • Driver’s License

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