Principal Maintenance Engineer

Posted 09 July 2024
Salary £40 - 50 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Principal Maintenance Engineer
Are you an experienced and dynamic professional in highway maintenance? We are looking for a Principal Maintenance Engineer to take a lead on a Highway Maintenance programme in Bradford.
About the Role:
As the Interim Principal Engineer, you will provide management and leadership to a team of Senior Engineers, Assistant Engineers, Engineers, and Inspectors. Your team will be responsible for designing, procuring, and supervising various schemes and planned works for carriageways, footways, drainage, and more. These projects arise from routine inspections and reports.
Key Responsibilities:
·Lead and manage the Highway Maintenance South team.
·Oversee the design, procurement, and supervision of highway maintenance projects.
·Ensure the successful delivery of projects ranging up to £5 million.
·Engage with a range of stakeholders in a political environment.
·Prepare committee reports and attend meetings as necessary.
·Manage project and programme budgets, including setting, forecasting, and monitoring expenditures.
Essential Experience:
·Minimum of 5 years in Local Authority highway maintenance.
·Proven leadership and management skills, including staff support and recruitment.
·Experience working in a political environment with public and private sector stakeholders.
·Strong project management skills, with a track record of delivering highway maintenance projects.
·Financial management expertise, particularly in capital work programmes.
·Full valid UK driving licence.
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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