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Highways Maintenance Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £26 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Highways Maintenance Engineer
Our client, a leading provider of highways term maintenance services nationwide, is currently recruiting for a Highways Maintenance Engineer to join their Buckinghamshire based teams on a long-term contract basis.
Reporting to the Senior Engineer and deputising when required, the role will manage the implementation of a portfolio of programmes of work, ensuring delivery in accordance with policies and strategic aims of the County Council. The successful candidate will promote a high level of customer service, and manage a team to ensure that their programmes of work are delivered according to agreed timescales, and the required quality and legislative requirements.
General Responsibilities:
·Reporting to the Senior Engineer, you will be responsible for the delivery, either through supply chain or direct labour, of various construction projects for highways, drainage, flooding and a variety of other work streams
·You will be responsible for resolving technical issues as they occur for a range of areas across the project and for the monitoring of progress.
·You will be expected to attend progress meetings, and meet with stakeholders as appropriate during construction to understand and resolve issues arising.
·Required to be mobile and able to attend all site and depot locations within Buckinghamshire
·To prepare and assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services. To ensure that schemes are delivered on time and within budget.
·To ensure speedy and courteous responses to queries and complaints is in accordance with relevant targets and standards.
·You will be expected to attend progress meetings, public exhibitions and public inquiries
·Attend site for site surveys
·To assist with the management and provision of technical support for staff dealing with all aspects of the service.
·To provide assistance to the functional leader in relation to all aspects covered within the group
·Meeting agreed deadlines
·Working as an integral member of a design delivery team
·Understands the overall functions, aims and directions of Transport for Buckinghamshire, and how their specific area of responsibility fits into those objectives.
·Proactively undertake and record Continuing Professional Development
·Support Equality & Diversity activities of the business
·Support Health, Safety, Environment and Quality across Transport for Buckinghamshire
·To carry out any other reasonable duties that may be directed or implied from time to time commensurate to the post and/or organisational requirements.
What you need to succeed:
·Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
·Membership of or working towards membership of a relevant Professional Institution and demonstrate evidence of continuous professional development
·A suitable level of site and project management experience is required
·Knowledge of design procedures, guidance and standards and good practice documents including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), Specification for Highway (SHW), Manual for Streets (MfS), Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) and Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs).
·Knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation including Construction (Design & Management) Regulations.
·Conversant with Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint and use of specialist software such as AUTOCAD and its range of complimentary packages.
·Knowledge of budgetary governance, management and control measures.
·Desirable experience with MX/3D Cad, and/or drainage design capabilities (WINDES or equivalent)
·Driving licence

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
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 Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.
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