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Highway Design Engineer

  • Location:

    Hemel Hempstead

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £35 - 38 per hour

  • Contact:

    Evan Brookes

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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An exciting contract opportunity has arisen for a Highway Design Engineer to work on a contract basis in Hemel Hempstead. This is an initial 6 month contract, offering 37.5 hours of work per week. The role also offers flexible/home working.
This position is deemed inside IR35.
Key skills required:
- Design of Estate roads for adoption
- Design of pavements for roads and hardstanding's to DMRB or other suitable standards
- Design of temporary haul roads
- Design of road and drainage layouts and preparation of CAD layouts
- Road, junction and roundabout geometry design and the requirements of the DMRB
- Working knowledge of Civil 3D in order to manage modelling by technicians
- Working with survey data and the use of building grid layouts in relation to National Grid Survey data and the rotation of grids
- Design of car park layouts and construction
- Road surface drainage falls
- Working knowledge of drainage design
- Knowledge of pavement and subgrade materials
- Understanding of earthworks design, construction and testing for roads
- Specification writing for roads and drainage
- Road markings and statutory road signage
Additional Skills which would be considered:
- Working knowledge of drainage design software e.g. Microdrainage or Flow
- SUDS design and use of high return frequency design and climate change
- Use of Autotrack
- Statutory Services Coordination and dealing with Statutory Authorities
- Street lighting and illuminated sign designs
- Traffic Surveys and interpretation
- Concrete and RC design
- Production of drainage details to adoptable standards
- Preparation of contract documents
- Road construction site experience
- Liaising with Highway, Authorities and the Environment Agency
- Obtaining statutory approvals and negotiating Section 278 agreements
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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