​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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​Munich is the capital and most populous city of Bavaria. As of July 2020 the population was estimated at 1,558,395 inhabitants. Munich is the third largest city on Germany, after Berlin and Hamburg and is the the 11th largest city in the European Union. Munich has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

The Bavaria Towers building complex

Designed by Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos comprises in total of four pentagonal high-rises (77.651 sqm of total gross rental area, two central underground car parks with a total of 960 spaces for cars including places for electric cars bicycles with changing rooms and showers for cyclists). 

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