Highways Design Engineer

Recruiter
Randstad CPE
Location
Bedford
Posted
20 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Highways Design Engineer needed by a multi-disciplinary design consultancy for their Bedford office.

You will be working on many different construction sectors throughout the UK, including healthcare, commercial, education, retail, mixed use and residential schemes.

Main responsibilities:

* Keep abreast of technical matters relevant to the success of the practice.
* Ensure that the work for which they are responsible is properly and efficiently completed.
* Undertake engineering analysis and prepare calculations civil/highway engineering projects.
* Be proficient in the use of relevant analysis and design software, including Micro drainage, PDS, Civils 3D.
* Prepare civil engineering drawings using AutoCAD.
* Provide technical support to include report writing and presentations.
* Willing to attend design meetings, site meetings and carryout site inspections.
* Liaise and communicate clearly in a professional manner to clients, contractors and other designers and to offer advice and guidance on matters relating to your work.
* Work on projects in consideration to the agreed project budgetary limits and time tables.
* Maintain all necessary records.
* Mentoring and training more junior members of staff.
* To work collaboratively with colleagues in your office. In particular to work with your team leader and immediate design team, and keep them informed of issues pertinent to your projects at all time

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

* HNC, BEng, BSc, MEng or MSc in Civil Engineering from an ICE/IHT approved institution.
* Ambition to achieve Chartered status.
* Several years experience with a relevant local authority, consultant or design office experience.
* Extensive knowledge of the design manual for roads and bridges, Specification for highway works, and ICE standard method of measurement.
* Have a good knowledge of sectional highway agreements ie Section 38, 278 , 184 etc
* Ideally be able to use Civils 3D
* Ability to prepare drawings using AutoCAD in a Civil/Highway field
* An understanding of the principles of Manual for Streets and the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges

The company are offering a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.

This is a great opportunity to take the next step in your career and progress towards Chartership.

I welcome the CV of any suitably qualified candidate.

Note: Please send your CV in Word format.

Will Herman

(phone number removed)

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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