Highway Maintenance Engineer

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Job Sector:
South West
£32,029 to £34,788 per annum
Carrington West
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The successful Engineer will play a key role in the delivery of Highway Maintenance schemes.
You will share your in-depth knowledge and experience of highway maintenance schemes, to plan, organise, program and supervise various carriageway surfacing and patching schemes. Within the role you will submit designs and support with onsite supervision and decision making, advising complex issues and be a point of subject expertise and guidance.

Role Duties:
• Plan, organise, program and supervise various carriageway surfacing and patching schemes.
• Determine the data/information required to assess and resolve given problems, undertake analysis and derive conclusions to inform solutions.
• Arrange and supervise the implementation of schemes, including liaison with contractors and consultants, site supervisions and monitoring of scheme expenditure.
• Liaise with Council colleagues and manage enquiries from MP’s, Council members and the general public.
• Promote safer working practises at all time and to make sure that the implementation of the Authorities policies and procedures for Health and Safety matters are carried out.
• To prepare detailed bills of quantities, estimates, works specifications and project information, writing risk assessments and method statements.
• It is anticipated that there will be approximately a 50/50 split between site work and office based work.

Essential Criteria:
• Professionally qualified Civil engineering or relevant degree.
• An in-depth knowledge and experience in highway maintenance engineering schemes and adherence to best practice will need to be demonstrated
• Experience of planning, organising and programming various carriageway surfacing and patching schemes. Knowledge and experience of footway slurry seal and carriageway micro- asphalt process would be advantageous in this role.
• Experience of co-ordinating and delivering engineering programmes and projects to meet clearly define outcomes and outputs often dealing with the need to tackle conflicting prioritise
• Knowledge and experience using Microsoft Excel and familiarity of software packages such as Microsoft Project, AutoCAD and MapInfo will also be favourable.
• A working knowledge of CDM will be required, as at times the candidate will be required to write risk assessments and method statements.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• A driving licence and provision of their own car will be required for the role. Mileage allowances will be paid.

Desirable Criteria:
• MSc IN Civil Engineering
• Knowledge of local government structure, process, rules and regulations

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, 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 Civil Engineering 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 Adam Butler at Carrington West on 02393 876016 for more information.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876016
Contact: Adam Butler

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