Highway Engineer

Recruiter
Carrington West
Location
Winchester
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Engineer

Our clients Transportation Division is currently seeking an Engineer on a contract basis in their Winchester office to support the delivery of a wide variety of multi-disciplinary highways projects within Hampshire and surrounding counties. Using your excellent people, technical and delivery skills, you’ll drive a variety of civil and structural designs for new build, renewal, maintenance and assessment works.

You’ll be part of one of the largest transportation consultancies in the UK, and a leading supplier of engineering services to government, regulatory and local authorities, infrastructure owners and operators. Initially you will be working on highway projects being delivered under a Local Authority Framework Contract. They are looking to grow our civil engineering / highways design and supervision capability in the region based in Winchester, however, you will also have the opportunity to work on overseas projects and with their internationally based design teams.

You will have a background in civil engineering design and experience of delivery of a range of multi-disciplinary projects within highway environments. You’ll be familiar with working in large, geographically dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility to detailed design.

The role is full time for a duration of 6 months. Please submit at market rate.

Responsibilities

Technical

• Supporting technical delivery of civil engineering projects / civil engineering input into multi-disciplinary projects.

• Using your excellent analytical skills to derive potential solutions to engineering problems and engineering judgement to appraise and recommend options.

• Producing designs, calculations and drawings to relevant standards, including providing technical assurance of designs.

• Application of DMRB and MCDHW for local authorities and trunk road level (minor alignment and junction design / improvements etc).

• Overseeing completion of designs and the production of and review of design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications.

• Staying abreast of industry developments and changes in standards

• Ensuring compliance with business management standards set in the company’s quality, safety and environmental policies and procedures

Requirements

Essential

• BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent.

• Incorporated / Chartered status and corporate membership of the ICE, IHT or IStructE.

• Experience of working with our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, Highways England, Network Rail, Developers and/or major Contractors.

• Good understanding and demonstrable experience of relevant design standards, including Eurocodes and those of Highways England and Manual for Streets.

• MX / CAD knowledge & user of design packages such as WinDES etc

• Commercially astute and an excellent communicator with the desire to take on extra management responsibilities and keep on developing your skills and our team.

• Knowledge of Project Governance and Development Processes for Highways England and / or Local Authorities.

• Ability to research information and data independently and ability to find solutions to complex problems.

• Sound interpersonal skills and ability to converse with a wide range of Clients and colleagues across a number of engineering disciplines.

• Experience of CDM Regulations and procedures

• Excellent spoken and written English.

• A willingness to work flexibly from other office locations.

For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on (phone number removed).

FOOTNOTE:

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information. CWHTT

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