Assistant Engineer – Highways

Recruiter
Kier Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Posted
08 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Assistant Engineer (Highways Design)

Reporting to: Team Leader (Roads)

Location: Design Services (5th Floor McLaren House)

Job Purpose :

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

* Highway and Geometric Design
* Signs, road marking and lining design
* 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:

* Assisting in the preparation designs in relation to your field of expertise as set out above
* Assist in preparing technical reports
* Assist and develop 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
* Liaise with other teams within the business in order to deliver work
* Assist junior members of staff
* Carry out work in compliance with the specified Quality Plan and Design Procedures
* Complete designs in accordance with CDM 2015 and be pro-active in relation to risk mitigation.
* 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:

* A good grounding in the detailed design of highway related projects.
* HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering and preferably on a training agreement
* Knowledge of highway’s assets and the appropriate solutions for renewal or improvement
* A good grounding in the Highways England Design Manuals and Specifications
* Experience using quality, environmental and health and safety legislation and management systems, particularly CDM 2015

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