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Highways Design Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £45k - 52k per year

  • Contact:

    Eve Armstrong

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 062

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Highways Design Manager
Our team is looking for a Highways Design Manager to join their team in Barnet.
The successful candidate will work within the Design Hub, being responsible for delivering an Asset Management Programme to the carriageway and footwork network, drainage systems, bridge structures and road markings.
Responsibilities of the role:
·To lead a Team within the Design Hub in successful delivery of the programme of works.
·To assist in the management and monitoring of performance including trends and forecasts and where required implement appropriate corrective actions to ensure the service delivers against performance targets.
·Working with the Operations Manager (Assets) and the Assets Manager to assist with suitable resource assignment to projects to ensure successful project delivery.
·Mentoring and providing guidance to less experienced Engineers, Graduate Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project delivery.
·Undertaking and leading scheme feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of tender documents, works/construction inspection, and supervision.
·Ensuring designs are carried out in accordance with current design standards taking into account of CDM legislation, whole life costing, value and risk management.
Requirements of the role:
·Demonstrable Engineering, Transportation, or equivalent experience at a Senior Engineering level
·Knowledge of highways and transport policies and associated working knowledge of legislation
·Detailed knowledge of relevant standards and contracts including DMRB, British Standards, Eurocodes, MCHW and NEC Contract
·Understanding of the health and safety legislation covering the construction industry, particularly CDM Regulation 2015 and the role of a Principal Designer
·Experience in the inspection, assessment, design and construction of highway structures
Benefits of the role:
·23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
·The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
·Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave...and plenty more
·Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
·Access to Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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