Highway Engineer

6 days left

£26.00 - £28.00 per hour
08 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Sam Forster
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Purpose (brief description of role):

To deliver technical outputs of projects or service areas to the meet the client’s brief.

Tasks/Responsibilities as follows:

* Undertake services within an engineering environment which may include (but not limited to); scheme investigation, site inspections, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of tender documents and works/construction inspection and supervision.
* Prepare technical designs in accordance with approved design procedures.
* Prepare technical documents and drawings for checking and approval.
* Exercise independent engineering judgement and provide innovative solutions to engineering problems.
* Manage delivery of small projects or a small programme of work with minimal supervision being responsible for the financial performance of the projects.
* Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Welfare and CDM Responsibilities, as well as relevant company procedures.
* Ensure that delivery is achieved in accordance with the company’s systems and procedures, including those relating to SHEQ, Health and Safety, project and risk management.
* Be a proactive and collaborative team member.
* Contribute to technical excellence and innovation across the team.
* Agree delivery targets with senior staff and report regularly on progress towards milestones.
* Take responsibility for own personal development with the support of line manager, following an agreed programme.
* Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.
* Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required.

Typical Skills/Experience as follows:


A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Working towards a chartered / incorporated status of a relevant professional institution.

Knowledge / Experience

Have knowledge of, and experience in, design of highway improvement and maintenance schemes to UK standards.

Have a working knowledge and experience of the main management systems & processes used within a similar business.

Experience and a working knowledge of relevant design software and standards.

Demonstrate successful delivery of highway design schemes

Experience of working on design and build contracts (desirable)

Technical / Business Skills / Ability

Fluent written and spoken English.

IT Literate.

Able to work under own initiative and to seek advice when necessary, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets.

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