Senior Roads Design Engineer – Scotland Transerv

Senior Roads Design Engineer

Posted 1 year ago


The role of the successful candidate will be to deliver detailed design of trunk road minor improvement projects, including Works Contracts. They will also be expected to project manage schemes to ensure delivery of annual programmes, on time and within budget.



  • Understanding of the engineering principles associated with conducting trunk road improvements
  • Knowledge of producing specifications, bill of quantities and drawings
  • Delivery of financial, quality and environmental management of projects
  • Supervision of Works Contracts on site, when required
  • Preparation of Roads Orders, when required
  • Ensure all licences, permissions and orders etc are in place in sufficient time to allow construction to progress unhindered
  • Ensure current design standards are known and adhered to
  • Mandatory compliance with Health & Safety legislation and CDM regulations in particular the role of the Designer
  • Undertake site specific risk assessments and safety checks
  • Mentoring of and ability to provide advice and support to less experienced staff within the team as well as checking of their work
  • Other duties as required by the business


 Personal Qualities and Experience:

  • BEng, MEng or other approved qualification
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or alternatively, working towards professional status
  • Knowledge and understanding of road design standards DMRB, MCDHW, statutory procedures, forms of contract, British Standards and CDM is essential
  • Proven record of delivering projects to high standard and on programme
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional individual with ability to work unsupervised and to programme.
  • Autocad experience essential
  • In possession of full UK driving licence
  • MX experience

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