Highways Technician/ Technical Officer

Posted 22 February 2023
Salary £12.00 - 12.03 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
DisciplineHighways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Highways Technician/ Technical Officer
Your responsibilities:
·Calculate and prepare cost estimates for footway crossings (dropped kerbs) using Excel spreadsheets and the Confirm system
·Prepare draft quotations for customers
·Prepare draft orders for sub-contractors
·Liaise with colleagues in the office and on site
·Liaise with utility companies to obtain cost estimates for alterations to their apparatus
·Ensure that records are kept and updated in an accurate and timely fashion
·Work with other members of the team collaboratively to deliver work to programme and to meet client requirements
·Monitor and report progress on tasks at weekly meetings or otherwise as required
·Ensure performance targets, goals and objectives are achieved
·Comply with Kier procedural requirements and guidance
·Undertake any other similar tasks as required by the Highway Standards and Change Manager
What are we looking
·5 GCSE's including Maths and English
·Good IT skills
·Experience in using MS Office products especially Excel to a good standard
·Ability to work alone or as part of a team
·Experience in Highway Maintenance would be useful
·Good time management skills with an eye for detail and accuracy and the ability to deliver to targets
·Motivated individual with the ability to learn new skills and adapt to new tasks
·Good communication skills
·Ability to be innovative
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
If you feel that you are right for this role 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 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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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