Assistant Engineer (Highways) – Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

Assistant Engineer (Highways)


Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire


Milestone Infrastructure are the leading provider of highways infrastructure in the UK and look after in excess of 24,000 miles of roads, 280,000 lighting assets and 20,000 miles of footways, always with a view to ensuring that all works are carried out as sustainably as possible and with minimal impact to local communities.

Our Cambridgeshire highways team are looking to recruit an experienced Assistant Highways Engineer, with 2-3 years experience with Highways design, to join our team on-site in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. 

Reporting to the Highway Engineer, you will play a vital role in our Cambridgeshire Highways team, providing design solutions and services to our Cambridgeshire Highways Services Contract.

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Assist with undertaking designs and producing design packages for target cost and construction

  • Produce technical reports and other technical output to achieve project outcomes

  • Undertake site visits, surveys and investigations

  • Utilise design software including 3D modelling and MicroDrainage;

  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with QSE standards and processes

  • Technical training/supervision/peer mentoring of Technicians.

  • Working collaboratively with customers and other stakeholders to understand and develop project objectives

You'll have:

  • Design and construction experience within the highway sector

  • Commercial awareness in the delivery of projects

  • Civil Engineering degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge of design standards including DMRB & MCDHW

  • Good knowledge and understanding of Health, Safety & Welfare & Environment in design and construction

  • Computer literate on Design software and Microsoft packages

  • Competent user of AutoCAD & Civils 3D

What’s in it for you?

  • 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Ride to work Scheme
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount platform