​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

How can we help with your Highways Engineer job search?

For over 15 years we have specialised in securing contract and permanent opportunities for Highways Engineer professionals across the Construction, Civils, Rail, Power and Telecoms sectors.

Working globally with the largest contractors, consultancies, along with many infrastructure owners and operators, we are ideally positioned to work with talented Highways Engineers and secure the market's leading Highways Engineer opportunities.

With a reputation for being experts in the sectors that we operate, we are also renowned for consistently delivering the right opportunities to our candidates, working proactively in order to give our candidates the edge in a competitive marketplace.

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​Niagara Falls is a city in Ontario, Canada. In the 2016 census the population was recorded at 88,071. Niagara Falls is a favourite tourist destination. Niagara Falls has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Fallsview Boulevard and Murray Street

Niagara Falls will see a 16-storey Hyatt Regency and a 14-storey Hyatt Centric with a combined 1,095 rooms constructed. This estimated $200m scheme will be situated across three parcels of land: 1.8 hectares at 6289 Fallsview Blvd., near Murray Street, 0.3 hectares at the southwest corner of Fallsview Boulevard and Robinson Street and 3.18 hectares at 6046 Dunn St.

Stanley Avenue

Niagara Falls city council recently approved an application to pick up a never-completed hotel project and refashion it into a world-renowned mixed-use building. This project is estimated to be costing $400m and will see the rise of a 72-storey, mixed-use building with 456 hotel rooms and 275 dwelling units. 

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