Assistant Engineer - Drainage

Kier Limited
13 Apr 2018
01 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Engineer (Highway/Drainage Design)

Reporting to: Team Leader (Roads)

Job Purpose:

Kier Highways undertake a very wide variety of roles and activities and an Assistant Engineer is required that has experience in the design and asset management of highway drainage.

As well as drainage design some experience in the following fields would be beneficial:

* Highway and Geometric Design
* Signs, road marking and lining design
* Pavement design and asset management
* VRS design

Successful candidates will have a specialism in drainage but will also have a good overall knowledge of the Highway design field.

Tasks/Responsibilities as follows:

* Assisting in the preparation designs in relation to your field of expertise as set out above
* Assist in preparing technical reports
* Assist and develop of specifications in accordance with the MCHW
* Dealing with project related correspondence
* Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief
* Undertake site surveys when required
* Liaise with other teams within the business in order to deliver work
* Assist junior members of staff
* Carry out work in compliance with the specified Quality Plan and Design Procedures
* Complete designs in accordance with CDM 2015 and be pro-active in relation to risk mitigation.
* 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 good grounding in the detailed design of highway related projects.
* HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering and preferably on a training agreement
* Drainage design and experience in relevant software packages.
* Knowledge of highway's assets and the appropriate solutions for renewal or improvement
* A good grounding in the Highways England Design Manuals and Specifications
* Experience using quality, environmental and health and safety legislation and management systems, particularly CDM 2015

About Kier:
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Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

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