Principal Engineer Highways

£41,967 - £48,472
12 May 2017
29 May 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Lead a team designing and delivering Lincolnshire's major new highway schemes and improvements! With demonstrable road design experience since getting your IEng or CEng you will have some line management experience. You will join the performance-driven Technical Services Partnership, which combines private sector thinking with public sector ethos.

An opportunity to join Lincolnshire County Council as a key player in delivering the Council’s multi-million pound forward programme of highway projects.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and effective Principal Engineer with proven highway design experience. You would lead a team in our busy Technical Services Partnership, which combines private sector thinking with public sector ethos. Working as part of our award winning Lincolnshire County Council Highways Alliance, you will be expected to manage staff covering a range of disciplines delivering major highways projects, highway improvements and other transport infrastructure projects to time and budget.

You will provide strong directional leadership to inspire and motivate a team of public and private sector staff.

Working within the political and business environment of the Council, you will need to make appropriate decisions based on cost, political pressures and technical requirements.

You will need to think creatively and work collaboratively, seeking opportunities to improve individual and team performance and service delivery in line with the Council’s objectives. With excellent communication skills, you will also demonstrate effective behaviours in the way you work with your colleagues, clients and stakeholders.

You will be an Incorporated or Chartered Engineer (or equivalent) and be fully familiar with relevant standards.

  • Driving licence mandatory Yes
  • Criminal Record Check Not Required
  • Team Name Highways
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Appointment Type Full-time
  • Hours per week 37
  • Sponsorship No
  • Relocation Expenses No
  • Politically Restricted Post Yes