Highway Engineer

Job Description

Highway Engineer  (Based in Uganda)

Please note, interviews for this position will take place at our Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit in London, 16th- 18th of May 2014. Only apply if you are able to attend the event.

Following the most recent bid we won, we are looking for a Highway Engineer to provide technical support on the development of roads and general transportation infrastructure projects.

The priorities of this role include: 

– general design assistance on highway projects to time and budget

– developing highway designs and associated highway infrastructure works

– support on technical report delivery

– use of AutoCAD and highway design software (MX desirable)

– ensuring that design outputs include appropriate risk assessment processes and compliance with Halcrow’s business management system

– managing projects, work packages and discrete items of work as appropriate 

The ideal candidate should possess and be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge. These points align with the key areas of responsibility:

– desire to work on highway and infrastructure projects

– ability to work as part of a team with demonstrated ability to work to time and budget

– be committed, self-motivated and organized

– good communication, planning and organizational skills

– ability to write good quality reports and technical papers in English

– be a member of a professional body and committed to professional development evidenced by progression towards Incorporated or Chartered status

– minimum of 5 years relevant experience, preferably in a design office environment including experience in drainage design