Banner Default Image

Senior Highway Asset Engineer

Back to job search

Senior Highway Asset Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £40 - 45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Senior Highway Asset Engineer
We currently have an exciting opportunity with a Local Authority in the South West to lead the team responsible for the delivery of highway asset management, programming, planning and valuation functions, including the drafting and updating of strategic Asset Management policy, strategy and plan documentation as required.  In this role, you will be required to support the delivery of the Council's responsibilities as Highways Authority and Lead Local Flood authority.
In this role you will:
·To lead in the day-to-day management of a broad team of Highway Asset and Lead Local Flood Authority professionals, encompassing the following complex engineering disciplines: carriageways; footways; footpaths and cycle paths; surface-level car parks; drainage; flood risk; street lighting and traffic signals.
·To review, develop, manage and implement the Council's long-term policy, strategy, and plans for management of the highway asset encompassing the following complex engineering disciplines: highways; surface-level car parks; drainage; flood risk; traffic signals and street lighting.
·Fulfil the role of project sponsor and budget manager as required for allocated capital budgets.
·Manage and lead the team in the procurement and management of minor maintenance and improvement schemes including preparation of designs; construction drawings; specifications; schedules and bills of quantities including carrying out the duties of Principal Designer or Designer where required by the CDM Regulations.
·Supervise team to provide technical support to the highway development team on planning applications and developments; including advice on asset management requirements and design standards, and interpretation of technical information supplied to evidence the design of highway infrastructure assets.
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
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 Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information. By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please email.