Engineer – Highways

Kier Ltd
08 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Engineer (Highways Design)

Reporting to: Team Leader (Roads)

Location: Design Services (5th Floor McLaren House)

Kier Highways undertake a very wide variety of roles and activities and an engineer is required that has a specialism in at least one but ideally more of the following fields:

* Highway and Geometric Design
* Signs, road marking and lining design
* Traffic Safety Engineering and Road Safety Audits
* Pavement design and asset management
* VRS design
* Drainage design

Successful candidates will have a particular specialism but will also have a good overall knowledge of the Highway design field.

Tasks/Responsibilities as follows:

* Preparing and overseeing designs in relation to your field of expertise as set out above
* Preparing technical reports
* Development of specifications in accordance with the MCHW
* Dealing with project related correspondence
* Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief
* Undertake site surveys when required
* Assisting in project administration and control including monitoring of costs and programme
* Work in collaboration with the other divisions including Commercial and Delivery
* Mentoring, supervising and co-ordinating the work of others
* Ensure compliance with the specified Quality Plan and Design Procedures
* Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation, particularly the CDM Regulations
* Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.
* Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required.

Typical Skills/Experience as follows:

* Significant experience in the detailed design of highway related projects.
* HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering
* Knowledge of highway’s assets and the appropriate solutions for renewal or improvement
* A thorough knowledge of Highways England Design Manuals and Specifications
* Experience using quality, environmental and health and safety legislation and management systems, particularly CDM 2015
* Project and programme management, with ability to use MS Project advantageous

About Kier:

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Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

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