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Highways Engineer

  • Location:

    Ashford

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £23k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Luke Clifford

  • Contact email:

    Luke.clifford@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393876011

  • Job ref:

    JO0000022105

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Highways Engineering professional to join our client's brand new offices based in Ashford, Kent. Due to ongoing success in the Highways and Transportation sectors and some major client wins these new offices will look to be opened in the coming couple of months with continued growth throughout 2020.
 
As the successful Engineer you will be working on a range of schemes within the industry, in a team of Engineering professionals enabling you to advance your career and develop your skill set.
 
A healthy work-life balance is key for anyone in their career which is why our clients offer flexible working to everyone, with core hours of 10am till 4pm Monday to Friday, and the ability to work remotely when needed.
 
Duties
 
·To assist in the delivery of a range of highways engineering related projects on behalf of both public and private sector clients
·Assist junior staff to ensure that their project work is technically correct
·Assist Project Managers to ensure that deadlines are met and within budget
·Respond to client and customer enquiries taking messages, when necessary and ensuring that their needs are met  
·Managing projects in accordance with Client requirements to exceed their expectations
·Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QMS system
·To assist the Senior and Principal Engineers with report writing and preparation
·Assist with the writing of technical reports
·Development of conceptual design and producing engineering designs and details in accordance with project requirements
·Ensure all project files are up to date and comply with the QA system
·Assist in developing Quality Assurance systems and procedures in the service area
 
About you
·Professional qualification or equivalent
·Working towards and thinking about professional Chartership
·Self-motivated with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
·Possess strong analytical ability and a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and current design standards
·Able to communicate / liaise effectively and professionally with the design team, clients and contractors
 
The position comes with
·£23,000 - £35,000
·Private health cover
·25 days per year + Bank Holidays
·Yearly Professional Membership of your choice
·Professional development and opportunities to progress
·Perkbox - staff benefits
·Flexible working
 
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 click APPLY NOW or contact Luke Clifford at Carrington West for more information on 02393 876011.
 
FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking 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 Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876011 for more information.
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