Senior Highway Engineer

Recruiter
Carrington West
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About the Role
Job Summary:
Rounded individuals responsible for planning and managing the delivery of projects, including adequacy of design, compliance with standards and legislation, resource time, cost and quality. Experience or in-depth understanding on one or more of the following will be essential:
a) Use of modelling and engineering related packages such as MX, Civil3D and AutoCAD,
b) Drainage design (surface water) including use of Microdrainage Software package
c) Pavement design to UK DMRB standards
The right candidate shall be able to take on significant elements of design either working on their own initiative, with minimal supervision or by taking a lead role working within multi-discipline project teams. Able to obtain and analyse information and report on findings.
Core Functions:
■ Project Management and provision of engineering expertise involving a range of multi-disciplinary infrastructure schemes primarily within the UK and occasionally elsewhere within the world, such as the Middle East.
■ Client focus, lead and attend design review meetings or progress meetings
■ Technical input and design on Highway projects, including:
·Alignment design and modelling together with the integration into BIM
·Application of Highways Agency standards, Manual for Streets and Local Authority guidance in relation to highway engineering
·Management and procedures for aspects not covered by standard or Departures from Standards.
·Preparation of specifications and development of Bills of Quantities
·Technical checking and design reviews
·Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety and Environmental Legislation
About You
Training and Work Experience:
■ A degree in Civil Engineering
■ Chartered Status (MICE or equivalent) or equivalent demonstrable experience
■ Be able to demonstrate clear and successful project management skills and technical competence in the field of highway engineering
■ Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to push the boundaries of existing knowledge and the ability to take the lead outside of core discipline
■ Proven track record of dealing with Clients and forging effective relationships in a professional and customer focused manner
■ Experience of Contract Supervision using either NEC or ICE forms of contract
■ Mentoring and guiding junior members of staff
Good written and oral communication skills are essential

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