Graduate Highway Engineer

Carrington West Limited
£250k - £300k pa
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Highway Engineer to work on a permanent basis in the Buckinghamshire area.

Please note, we welcome applications from Civil Engineering Graduates with no experience, as well as with several years.

Working as part of a large Highways Asset Management team, you will provide technical and professional support in developing a Highways Asset Management Framework, as the organisation looks to develop its Highways Infrastructure Asset Management Framework to ensure the best long-term use of resources. The role will primarily focus on assisting the team in analysing, interpreting ad updating highway infrastructure condition data.

The role will also include preparation of drawings, report writing and presentation of data in reports for a range of highway infrastructure assets.

The post holder will also assist with developing efficient use of asset management and IT systems.

Key responsibilities:
·To manage, monitor and report on specific activities within the Asset Team's revenue business plan.
·To assist in the identification and approval of rolling programmes of capital carriageway and footway schemes, including data interpretation and assessment on site.
·To assist in the preparation, under the direction of the Team Leader, Asset Management related documentation including policies, strategies, lifecycle plans etc. for adoption.
·To liaise with sub-contractors / supplier to co-ordinate appropriate service delivery, including the preparation of quotation and / or tender documents as necessary.
·To comply with appropriate Health and Safety Risk Assessments and Method Statements for the team's revenue activities and to actively monitor the health and safety performance of Supply Chain Partners in compliance with all relevant processes and procedures.
·To assist with the development of procedures and processes for the use of the Asset Management IT systems to drive the efficient use of the System across the contract.
·To prepare and present complex / sensitive reports, drawings and management information to internal / external teams and decision-making bodies.
·To act independently to carry out research to assist with the delivery of asset management initiatives. To analyse data, draw conclusions and suggest solutions as part of a team.
·Under the supervision of the Team Leader prepare responses to Customer and Member correspondence and FOI requests.
·Promote and deliver continuous improvements in all aspects of the service.
·Manage projects within the Business Plan, or contribute to the planning and delivery of larger programmes.
·Undertake site visits and audits with the team's data collection and analysis activities.

Knowledge, skills and experience:
·Relevant experience in a technical / professional role with knowledge in key areas of the Asset Management or highway maintenance field.
·Skill and experience in report writing.
·Communication skills to build relationships engage successfully with colleagues, partners and customers at all levels in complex or politically sensitive situations.
·Research and analysis skills demonstrating evidence of the ability to identify and diagnose complex problems/issues and develop innovative solutions.
·Excellent ICT Skills.
·Ability to drive and hold a full driving licence.
·Understanding of legislation, best practice and emerging documents and develop in asset management.
·Experience of Symology, Confirm or similar Asset Management System.
·Project Management skills.
·Experience with working in a Local Government and/or politically led environment.
·Knowledge of GIS and / or SQL.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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