Highway Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
Yorkshire
Location:
Wakefield
Salary:
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted:
28/08/2018
Recruiter:
Carrington West
Job Ref:
JO0000011734

Engineer - Highways
Main Purpose of the Job
Reporting to the Senior Engineer, Associate and / or Technical Director the Engineer will be required to do hands on design on Highways projects. The successful post holder will be responsible for the delivery of technical outputs of projects or service areas to the meet the client’s brief.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
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.
Prepare own discipline designs, design calculations, tender documentation, scheme evaluations, design statements and other reports as identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects
Carry out other duties identified in the Project Quality Plan on assigned projects
Work within complete understanding of all relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Health & Safety Legislation and current design methods and provide general technical support to own discipline team members
Responsible for the preparation and maintenance of own discipline standard specifications
Constantly promote the capabilities of the company to current and prospective clients
Comply with company business management system and the procedures IMS & BMS procedures
Qualifications
MEng (Hons) / BEng (Hons) / BSc / HND Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
Completed or very nearly completed training agreements with a professional membership having been applied for or to be undertaken within the next 6 – 12 months. (IEng / CEng MICE / MIHT); candidate must have demonstrable “live” CPD / DAP.
Experience
Working on Highways and major projects including horizontal and vertical design of highways and roundabouts and urban junctions.
Experience in the creation of detailed design drawings and specifications for tender and construction purposes
Experience of the main management systems & processes used within a similar business.
Ability to undertake pavement and drainage design to current DMRB standardCompetent use of Traffic Signs Manual and TSRGD

Skills
Working knowledge of relevant design software and standards
Ability to act as competent designer.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 030
Contact: Tony Hutt
Email:

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