Senior Asset Engineer / Asset Strategist

Recruiter
TechEng
Location
Lewes
Salary
£30 - £38/hour
Posted
15 Jun 2017
Closes
15 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Senior Asset Engineer (Roads)

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Technical mentor and specialist advisor for highway assets, providing technical support across the Contract Management Team for specialist area.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1 Proactively and positively, managing and delivering the service to ensure the achievement of departmental, service and personal performance targets including nationally and locally agreed key performance indicators.
2 Deputise for your manager including attendance at meetings and on working parties and user groups as required.
3 Ensure robust management and reporting processes that enable the efficient delivery of maintenance strategies and works programmes.
4 Support the commissioning of works and solutions and the monitoring of programme delivery and expenditure.
5 Continuously monitor and review the effectiveness of services, systems and processes to improve performance and ensure best value for stakeholders and customers, implementing improvements as agreed.
6 Establish and enhance effective working relationships as appropriate with internal and external stakeholders. Represent the Department at internal and external meetings and events, as appropriate.
7 Provide professional information, guidance and advice to County Council managers and County Councillors, contributing to local, national and international debate to benefit East Sussex as appropriate.
8 Resolve complex service delivery issues and complaints in an appropriate and timely manner in accordance with County Council policies and procedures.
9 Act as mentor, coaching and training colleagues in order to support learning and development objectives and priorities to meet service delivery standards.
10 Contribute to the assessment and development of business plans and service developments for the medium term.

Essential:

* Roads & Highways experience
* Broad Knowledge of Asset Management principles for scheme identification
* Understanding of carriagway defects & requirements of highway schemes

Desirable:

* Membership of an appropriate professional institution (ICE etc.)
* Relevant vocational qualifications (MEng / BEng / BSc / HNC and HND)
* Knowledge of design codes (DMRB / MCDHW etc.) relevant to Pavement Engineering

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