Senior Highways Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South East
Location:
Brighton
Salary:
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted:
25/04/2019
Recruiter:
Carrington West
Job Ref:
JO0000015136

Our client is a leading Highways and Traffic consultancy delivering vital services for public sector clients and private sector businesses. Due to significant growth throughout 2018 we are now looking to add a Senior Highways Engineer to work in the business on a range of schemes.

The Senior Engineer shall be responsible for:
Projects assigned to them by Project Managers, General Managers or Directors.
To provide effective project and people management and lead on multiple projects. To assist with the financial control, quality management and technical input for all assigned projects.
Ensuring that the project is managed in a safe and professional manner and is undertaken in compliance with all relevant Health and Safety legislation.

Key Tasks and Duties
�The design and documentation of civil infrastructure components of the projects, including but not limited to, Highway design (S38/S278) both preliminary and detailed & Drainage design both strategic and detailed.
�Conduct any liaison or consultation with statutory authorities or undertakers as necessary to implement the construction of the project.
�Can complete work to the Quality Standards applicable to the project as directed
�Can learn new skills, with guidance
�Demonstrates a professional attitude
�Contributes to a shared ownership of workload
�Has a proactive approach to projects and systems
�Preparing reports & contract documents
�Production and checking of drawings (AutoCAD)
�Communicating with suppliers, clients, contractors, the public and other engineers
�Analysing problems and developing innovative solutions

Key Skills
�Problem solver
�Analytical
�Self-motivated and diligent
�Organisational skills
�Strong interpersonal and team working skills
�Ability to work to deadlines
�Ability to communicate at all levels
�Excellent written & communication skills
�Excellent numeracy skills
�Chartered or working towards Chartered status
�Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
�Computer literate with Microsoft Office
�Full UK permit for work or residency

Beneficial Skills
�Full UK driving licence
�Management skills
�Computer literate with Microsoft Project and other specialist computer packages (AutoCAD, Civils3d, Micro Drainage, etc).
�Some design or site experience gained on a work placement.
�Experience or an interest in developing the application of software and other digital solutions to engineering problems
�BIM appreciation

Qualifications
�Accredited degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering
�A Level (or equivalent) in Maths
�Consideration given to significant relevant experience in lieu of specified education and professional qualification.

This is a great and exciting opportunity to join a client who rewards their Engineers with a route to Chartership and a structured career progression.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Luke Clifford at Carrington West on 02393 876011.

FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking 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 Luke at Carrington West on 02393 876011 for more information.
By applying for this position you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us. CWHT

Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393876011
Contact: Luke Clifford
Email:

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