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Highways Design Engineer

Requisition ID: 59312

Domain: Engineering/Mechanical

Contract type: Hidden (29021)

Schedule: Part-time

EQUANS is looking for a Highways Design Engineer to join our team in Grimsby. This is a 2 year FTC role working part time hours (18.75) per week plus overtime. On offer is a salary of £17,500 – £21,000 depending on skills and experience and benefits package.

What will you deliver?


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Highway Engineer to join Equans Professional Services function, a multi-disciplinary design consultancy including Civil, Structures, Infrastructure and Build.

Equans is North East Lincolnshire Council’s long-term Regeneration Partner delivering a number of services on their behalf, including the Highways Design Service. We are proud of our established, successful and award winning partnership –  our team having secured a number of high profile regeneration and infrastructure projects, as well as being responsible for delivery of the Local Transport Plan for North East Lincolnshire.  This role supports the team in their delivery of a first-class service to its customers and fully contributes to delivering sustainable development and growth in North East Lincolnshire.

You will be part of the Highways Design team, dealing with a variety of infrastructure projects including highway maintenance to large capital civil and structural projects. Examples of previous projects have been a number of multi million regeneration schemes within Grimsby and Cleethorpes enhancing the public realm, and delivery of new trunk roads and industrial estate access roads to promote business development in the area.

You will join an expanding team of engineers, technicians, apprentices and site support staff.  Enthusiastic and dedicated, you will have demonstrable experience in design and management of highway projects, and the ability to work independently.

Equans offer the opportunity of a great work life balance with hybrid working arrangements & other great benefits commensurate with a large organisation

This role is funded by the Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (LEVI) Capability Fund. The Zero Emissions Vehicle (ZEV) mandate from Government states that all new cars will be zero emissions by 2035. As such, the number of publicly available chargepoints needs to increase in order to meet demand.  Therefore a key aspect of the role will be to provide technical support to Electric Vehicle Infrastructure projects.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of £17,500 – £21,000 depending on skills and experience and benefits package which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1.5 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in EQUANS), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Persons Network) and our Disability Network
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Qualified to HND/C level or equivalent.
  • A demonstrable track record in the Highways and Transportation industry.
  • Ability to work on own initiative with limited management.
  • A knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and Manual for Streets.
  • Knowledge and understanding of DMRB design standards
  • Understanding of Health and Safety legislation, experience of CDM Regulations 2015.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Key Signs & Key Lines.
  • Candidates should demonstrate a high level of initiative in managing workload, be self-motivated, have strong interpersonal skills and the attitude, conduct and demeanour to reflect EQUANS values.
  • The flexibility to travel to various project sites and consultation events

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.