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Senior Engineer – Highways

  • Civil Engineering
  • Kent

Sub Agent


Rochester, Kent

£38,000 – £45,000 + package 

About the company 

My client is a well-established highway and civil engineering contractor based in London & the South East, currently turning over £320M per annum. They have a brilliant reputation with local councils, highways England and residential developers and this is what has led to continued growth over the last 10 years. They specialise in highways infrastructure, groundworks, structures, traffic management, street lighting, and aggregates.

About the opportunity 

My client is looking for a Senior Engineer to work on highways & Civil Engineering projects In Rochester, Kent. The successful candidate will be expected to operate and promote a high standard of health and safety by ensuring Method Statements and Risk Assessments are in place for all aspects of the works.  You will also need to resolve technical problems ensuring work is carried out to the correct specification and QA standards. You will be overseeing a small team of Setting Out Engineers as well as doing setting out yourself. The types of projects will involve drainage, concrete works, piling, paving, kerbing and RC structures.

Benefits & Rewards 

This is a brilliant opportunity to work for one of the best highways contractors in the UK, a contractor well known for developing its staff and keeping its staff busy. With a low staff retention rate, this opportunity will offer you long-term stability. You will also be rewarded with a basic salary ranging from £38,000 – £45,000 with a full package on top.

About the requirements 

It is essential you have experience working for a UK-based highways contractor, ideally being involved in self-delivery of either roads or highways projects. I am looking for someone with a strong technical background, ideally someone who is degree qualified in either Civil Engineering or Construction Management. I also need someone who holds strong stability on their CV.