Highway Schemes Design Engineer

Posted 09 March 2023
Salary £38 - 40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePhoebe Kingston

Job description

Highway Schemes Design Engineer

To successfully design and deliver highway schemes from inception through to completion. Schemes will range from small junction improvements through to multimillion-pound major projects.

Main Responsibilities
Design:  To propose scheme options and prepare designs from inception through to detailed design and subsequent implementation in accordance with current national and local design standards and policies; giving due consideration to health and safety, equalities and sustainability.
Project Management: To establish agreed solutions with interested parties, which meet engineering and environmental considerations. To establish achievable scheme programmes. To manage external consultants, as well as project staff to ensure targets are achieved.
Financial Control: To prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs to ensure completion within agreed budgets. Project costs include works, predicted maintenance costs and design and site supervision fees.
Scheme Implementation: To prepare tender and assess contract documentation, to ensure the construction of works on site are to programme and within project budget. To provide technical input and project management throughout the construction period. Agreeing final measures.
Communication: To represent the team and ultimately City Council at meetings, to assist and carry out consultations on scheme proposals and to advise members as necessary. To liaise with project client, project team, consultants and the general public. To prepare reports, as required.
Training: To maintain personal technical expertise in new methods and technologies. To encourage engineers/assistant engineers to pursue personal development through effective supervision and allocation of work.

The person in this role must:  
·Be able to carry out engineering projects with values exceeding £1m from initiation through to completion without continual direction.  
·Have an excellent level of technical expertise.   
·Have good experience of contract documentation preparation.
·Be able to lead small project teams through delegation and management. Be able to accept responsibility for significant decision making processes.
·Train/mentor engineers/assistant engineers as required.
·Have an excellent commercial awareness

What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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