Highway Engineer

Carrington West
£30000 - £36000/annum
14 Apr 2018
21 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As an Engineer, you will play an important role in the design and delivery of highway projects. Your main responsibilities will be in the technical delivery of highway geometric designs or highway drainage designs.

A key client is Highways England and an understanding of their design standards and project management procedures will be an important part of the role.

You will be required to work in both supervised and unsupervised environments and ensure that the technical content of your work carried out is correct and in accordance with the agreed scope of work, timescales and budgets.

You will also provide guidance to other Engineers and Technicians within the team and will be given the opportunities and support to develop your career and achieve your ambitions within this forward thinking company.

Carry out design development and produce feasibility, preliminary and detailed design deliverables that meet client needs and expectations whilst also considering the implications on safety and the environment.

Ensure company’s IMS, relevant design standards, guidance and legislation are followed or obtain relevant approval not to do so.

Project Start-up, Delivery and Close-out
Support, and deputise for, the discipline team leader to ensure the effective planning and delivery of work packages within agreed timescales and budget. This includes providing inputs to, and implementing the requirements of, the Project Management Plan and other and company IMS procedures.

Contribute to the preparation of project and other company monthly reports and assist in the preparation of cost estimates and financial management of projects.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

·experience to undertake in accordance with DMRB:
ohighway geometric design using Bentley MX
ohighway drainage design using MicroDrainage and desirably AutoDesk Civils 3D
·experience to carry out relevant design duties required under the current H&S and environmental legislation
·ability in preparing design reports and drawings using relevant design software packages
·experience in the design of pedestrian, cycle and equestrian routes and facilities
·experience in the design of highway ancillaries (e.g. fencing, road restraint, traffic signs and road markings) in accordance with the relevant UK design standards and using relevant design software packages
·knowledge in preparing Departures from Standards
·knowledge in preparing specifications and bills of quantities using MCHW
·knowledge in preparation of temporary and permanent Traffic Regulation Orders
·knowledge in preparing Highways England’s technical PCF products
·knowledge of BIM

Project Delivery
·knowledge on the planning and delivery of major and minor highway schemes
·experience to plan and deliver work packages or minor schemes to agreed deadlines and budgets
·knowledge on the preparation of contract documents and tender process
·knowledge with the administration of contracts
·knowledge with preparation of budgets, monitoring and reporting
·knowledge of complying with quality management systems and financial management systems
·knowledge of resource management procedures.

Professional Membership and Qualifications:
·Recognised degree in Civil Engineering
·Membership of appropriate professional body and be working towards registration with the Engineering Council as either a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or Incorporated Engineer (IEng)


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