Highway Engineer - 278

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£35 to £40 per hour
Carrington West
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Highway Engineer- Section 278

Carrington West are currently recruiting for a Senior Highway Engineer (Section 278) on behalf of our client; a local authority based in West Yorkshire as they commence with a large redevelopment project.

Your role will focus mainly on Drawings and Technical Approval of Highway Works which can range from a pedestrian crossing to major infrastructure delivery for urban extensions; therefore experience in overseeing section 106 agreements will be required. Your advice will be required from initial enquiry through the Technical Approval and adoption process until the work is handed over to the Operations delivery team.

The Highway Engineer will assist with assessments of S278 technical submissions and provide formal responses on behalf of the Highway Authority. Working within the national guidelines, contributing and developing the development standards you will deal with a range of projects varying in size and implications.

As a part of this role you will report into a Principal Engineer and assist with the above and other duties as they may arise.

Please note this is a long term contract position; due to commence as soon as possible with the view to go on until May 2020 to reflect business needs.

Please note this position is inside IR35, circa 40 hours a week.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Ellen Dennison at Carrington West on 02393 876037
If you feel that you possess the right skills and experience for this position however the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically, please still feel free to send us your CV; we constantly recruit for jobs similar to this one at various levels UK Wide. We are always available for a confidential chat about your employment situation.

We always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 037
Contact: Ellen Dennison

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