Senior Highway Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
Wales
Location:
Cardiff
Salary:
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted:
28/08/2018
Recruiter:
Carrington West
Job Ref:
JO0000013375

Senior Engineer - Highways

Location: Cardiff

My client are looking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join their Highways Design team in Cardiff.

Job Purpose:

To manage and be responsible for the delivery of technical outputs of projects or service areas to the meet the client’s brief.

Key Responsibilities:
�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 design, 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.
�Previous experience and a qualification in Road Safety Auditing would be beneficial.
�Experience in design of highway drainage to UK standards.
�Experience of Value Managing schemes using Highways England’s processes and procedures.
�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.

IND123

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

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