Structures Engineer

Recruiter
ANDERS ELITE
Location
Grimsby
Salary
£27 - £32 per hour
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
11 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Structures Engineer - (Highways & Transport)

Grimsby

Contract - 9 Months

Up to £32.00 per hour



A Structures Engineer is required on a contract basis for 9 months minimum to be based from Grimsby and report into the Highways Asset Engineer.



Job Overview:

- Collaborate with highways & regeneration teams, to develop and deliver a programme of capital and revenue funded maintenance and improvement projects, to time and within budget.

- Manage all aspects of the highway structures asset

- Provide advice and direction to developers so as to ensure that the delivery of highway infrastructure for adoption by third parties (S38 &S278 work) is fit for purpose.

- Contributing ideas for the use of technological advances, and the delivery of service improvement and effiiences.

- Attend out of hour calls out for vehicle strikes to highway structures or other emergency issues, providing advice and direction as necessary.

- Decision making - Bridge inspection result condition reports and recommendations for maintenance repairs, including the development of project briefs for more complex works.

- provide assistance and support to the Highways Asset Engineer, including acting for her in her absence.



Essential:

- Have a minimum of a HNC/HND in a civil engineering or a related discipline

- Working towards Incorporated Engineer or Chartered status

- A minimum of 3 years experience of highway structures within a local authority highway services or an engineering consultancy

- Possess a broad experience of the construction industry, properties of materials and safe working practices.

- A good understanding of the principles of asset management including lifecycle planning

- Have a good knowledge of bridge strengthening, maintenance and repair techniques

- Effectuvely manage budgets to achieve satisfactory outcomes

- Able to communicate effectively and with assurance, with senior officers, managers, and elected members and contractor personnel

- Exercise tact. diplomacy and calmness in managing staff and stakeholders expectations

- Knowledge of CD and other H&S legislation

- Good oral and written communication skills





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