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Highway Engineer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30k - 38k per year

  • Contact:

    Natasha Jones

  • Contact email:

    Natasha.jones@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 017

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023749

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-11-05

  • Startdate:

    01/10/2020

Are you looking for a new opportunity to work within a large multidisciplinary consultancy who are involved in exciting local and international projects?
 
With several offices in the UK the company offers a professional and technical service. Working with in both the public and private sector, the organisation design, build and enhance their infrastructure and property assets. The company combine expertise to achieve more from the entire built environment.

The team are currently looking for an Engineer to join the Highways / infrastructure team in Newcastle.
 
The team would like to hear from you if you have the following skills and abilities:
 
·The ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients' needs and to respond to targets set by others.
·Able to assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work.
·A Bachelors or Master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
·A minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
·An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
·Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.
 
Main responsibilities of the role:
·Preparing schemes for tender using the NEC3 family of Forms of Contract, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works including use of Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement.
·Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
·Supervising and monitoring works on site, making valuations for payment assessments, chairing and managing progress meetings, identification and assessment of additional payments due to variation orders or compensation events, determination of project final accounts and completing the defects period.

What you will get in return:
·Competitive salary
·Career development and support
·Company pension scheme
·One relevant subscription paid for
·Cycle to work scheme
·Discounted retail vouchers
·Various private insurance scheme
·Childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle
If you have the skills and feel this job suits your career ambitions, please get in touch. We are expecting a high volume of applications for this role so would advise to apply ASAP.
"The company offers a operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership"
 
Covid-19
 
All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working in offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all office locations that are open to protect the colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of people is of paramount importance to us, and we are doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.