Highway Design Engineer

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Highway Design Engineer - Manchester

Your new company
One of the UK's largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. They have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of their experience ensures that they are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

Your new role
You will assist in managing and take a significant role to undertake the feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and supervision of the construction of a range of civil engineering and highway projects. You will compile detailed specifications, detailed design drawings and bills of quantities required to invite tenders and arrange procurement of project construction works. You will manage information in project cost plans. You will liaise with Clients, Stakeholders, and the public on projects. Responsibilities To assist in the development and implementation of work programmes. To undertake all the technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site. To implement projects to meet the requirements of quality, health and safety, environmental standards, and time to both national and corporate standards. Prepare, manage, report and maintain project cost plans.

What you'll need to succeed
Able to use of the Microsoft suite of programmes, in particular Word and Excel. Working capability to use Cad facilities in the preparation of designs and drawings, including a 3D environment. A full UK driving licence Desirable Requirements Previous experience working within the Local Authority environment is desirable but not essential; Knowledge and experience in aspects of public participation and engagement. A commitment to quality by a positive attitude to change management and ongoing interpretation of organisational aims and objectives. Tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships. You will have a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects, in both, bridges and highway structures engineering design and construction. You will have an extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Possess an extensive working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement

What you'll get in return
They will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary they also give you a company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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