Senior Highway Engineer

£35000 - £42000 per annum
25 May 2017
22 Jun 2017
Adam Butler
Contract Type
Full Time

* Undertaking services within an engineering environment which may include (but are not limited to); scheme investigation, site and structure inspections, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of tender documents, works/construction inspection and supervision to progress scheme, development and construction.
* Managing the delivery of technical outputs of project teams.
* Acting as Lead Designer on work undertaken by the team.
* Contributing to technical excellence and innovation across the team.
* Ensuring personal utilisation targets are met.
* Contributing to Value Management / Engineering to support Principal Engineers and Project Managers in ensuring that schemes are delivered with innovation.
* Communicate, deliver and implement improvements to SHEQ within all aspects of projects.
* Carrying out the checking and certifying of design deliverables (including drawings specifications, professional skill and care certificates, reports and contract documents), and authorising where appropriate.
* Providing technical input to brief responses and proposals for new work.
* Ensuring that delivery is achieved in accordance with the company’s management systems including Health and Safety, project and risk management.
* Developing the talent within the team by coaching and mentoring Engineers, Technicians and Graduates and supporting their technical career development aspirations.
* Supporting managers with provision of information on the technical performance of staff for performance appraisal purposes.
* Actively promoting 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.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

* A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
* To be a chartered / incorporated member of a relevant professional institution (MICE/MCIHT) or demonstrably progressing towards this level of attainment and possessing equivalent experience.
* Demonstrable broad in-depth experience in design of highway maintenance or improvement schemes to UK standards.
* Experience of using relevant software.
* Experience of working on design and build contracts (desirable).
* Knowledge and experience of the main management systems & processes used within a similar business.
* Able to carry out technical compliance checks for project team outputs.
* Must be computer literate.
* Ability to work without supervision essential, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets.
* Fluent written and spoken English.

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