Senior Highways Engineer / Technician

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Senior Highway Engineer/Technician - Didcot, Oxfordshire

Salary - Competitive (excellent salary depending on experience) + Flexible Working Hours + Pension + Membership fee + Healthcare + Life Insurance + Income Protection Insurance + Free Car Parking

The company

Our client is a highly successful NCE100 Consultancy who provide a range of services to support the planning, construction and maintenance of infrastructure schemes and developments of varying size and complexity.

What sets this company apart from their competitors is the variety of work the team undertake in terms of project scale, client base and the different sectors they work in. Engineers therefore have a varied work load and are involved with a project at every stage in the process and are not pigeonholed into carrying out the same task day in and day out. They also have a very supportive environment when it comes to career progression and further training and offer the opportunity for Engineers to become chartered, paying all of the professional fees incurred. The client hold regular CPD seminars, in-house at their office, making it easy for staff to attend. The company offer staff the opportunity to go on short courses away from the office as part of their continued professional development.

The team is highly motivated and committed to the delivery of successful projects for their clients. This ethos has resulted in an expanding workload and the requirement for another capable and experienced Engineer / Technician. The suitable candidate will enjoy their work and the challenges provided by our clients.

The Role

The role will be varied and all-encompassing and will include a mix of hands-on highways design work and technical support to other members of the in-house team. Candidates must have detailed design experience and a solid background in highway construction projects. You will be able to review and take responsibility for issuing design drawings and have the seniority to liaise effectively with clients, other members of the professional team, Local Authorities and contractors.

This team undertakes the following tasks

Site appraisals, feasibility studies and pre-application advice

Design of roads, junctions and drainage

Production of pre and post-planning technical reports

Junction capacity modelling

Road Safety Auditing

Utility Assessments

Essential Requirements

Minimum 5 years experience working in a transport planning / engineering design consultancy

Able to deal with clients and interface with consultancy design and construction teams utilising competent communication skills both orally and in writing

Technical and computing ability to produce horizontal and vertical highways design

Strong self-motivation and initiative

Familiarity of highway planning procedures, including Section 38 / 278 Agreements, UK design principles and standards including MfS and DMRB

An ability to follow instructions and to work well with others as part of a team

Knowledge of procedures relating to TROs and Road Safety Audits etc.

Good commercial awareness

Applicants should be qualified with an appropriate Engineering degree and already be / or working toward Incorporated or Chartered status

Remuneration and training

The company will provide a competitive salary, a contribution towards a personal pension scheme (up to 5% of salary) and professional membership fees, which are paid for one organisation. The co

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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Hamera

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