​What is a Highways Engineer?

A Highways Engineer is responsible for planning, designing and supervising highways projects and to ensure project efficiency. The role also involves overseeing the cost of the project and undertaking site surveys.

Key skills to be successful as a Highways Engineer will include:

  • Knowledge of engineering science, maths and technology

  • Excellent verbal communication

  • Analytical thinking

What are the typical daily duties for a Highways Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Highways Engineer can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Designing local road schemes and maintaining the road network

  • Working with other professionals to build and maintain roads

  • Planning for highway maintenance and improvement projects 

  • Estimating costs

  • Dealing with stakeholders including clients and transport specialists

  • Undertaking new road scheme designs

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​Karlsruhe is the 21st largest city in Germany with an estimated population of 308,436 and is situated on the bank of the Rhine and

between the Mannheim/Ludwigshafen conurbation to the north, and the Strasbourg/Kehl conurbation to the south. Karlsruhe has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, including;

Karlsruhe-Basel High-Speed rail link

The 182-km Karlsruhe-Basel high-speed rail link is the centrepiece of Europe’s key rail freight corridor between Rotterdam and Genoa.

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