Assistant Highway Engineer

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South West
Location:
Wiltshire
Salary:
£22 to £26 per hour
Posted:
24/01/2019
Recruiter:
Carrington West
Job Ref:
JO0000017281

Our client is looking for an Assistant Highways Engineer with a maintenance background to work on a contract basis for an initial 6-month period.

Job Description

The primary role is to ensure contract documentation is technically accurate and in accordance with current industry standards, support team members during the assessment of sections of carriageway to establish a suitable surfacing treatment, liaison with client, public and local councillors, attend meetings, undertake programming duties and review contractor invoicing.
Based in a Highway Maintenance Team, you will need to create documentation for the delivery of carriageway surfacing / surface treatments & carriageway improvements.

Requirements

Qualifications
• A HNC, degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Essential Criteria
• Have a working knowledge and experience in highways and resurfacing methods.
• Strong technical skills relating to the design of highway maintenance schemes including surfacing, traffic management and road markings.
• Sound working knowledge in creating and critically reviewing scheme documentation.
• Applied knowledge of quality, safety and environmental processes.
• IT skills (e.g. MS Office suite).
• Strong organisational, inter personnel and communication skills.
• Full driving licence.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience of Client liaison.
• Working towards Incorporated status (or equivalent)
• Experience of collaborative working with Contractors.
• A working knowledge of New Roads & Streetworks Act 1991 and Traffic Management Act 2004.
• Proactive, inclusive and collaborative attitude.

Responsibilities
• To lead the delivery of surface treatments schemes, while reporting to the team leader.
• Creation of robust design solutions which meet with defined objectives and constraints.
• To work as part of a collaborative team with the Contractor / Client / Public.
• To prepare scheme documentation.
• To oversee, direct and mentor staff undertaking technical delivery and site monitoring activities.

The Individual
Fluent written and spoken English.
Able to work under own initiative and to seek advice when necessary, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets.

For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.

FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information. CWHTT

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393876025
Contact: Evan Brookes
Email:

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