Senior Highway Engineer

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

Our clients Transportation Division is currently seeking up to 2 Senior Engineers on a contract basis in their Winchester office to support the delivery of a wide variety of multi-disciplinary highways projects primarily within Hampshire, but also across the UK. 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 their 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 our 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 an initial duration of 6 months.

Responsibilities

Technical

• Leading 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.

• Act as Technical Lead or Technical Reviewer on projects.

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

• Staying abreast of industry developments and changes in standards.

• Ensuring work produced is technically accurate and delivered in accordance with the appropriate standards.

• Maintaining and developing excellent professional relationships which can secure repeat business.

• Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner.

• Client, programme and financial management of projects.

• Assisting with / preparing fee offers for agreement with the client.

• Assigning work to and checking / reviewing the project team’s work.

• Assisting the Regional Highways Manager and PMs to plan delivery of portfolios.

• Working collaboratively across the Atkins Group.

Requirements

Essential

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

• Chartered / Incorporated 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.

• Ability to contribute to bids and tenders.

• Ability to develop and agree scopes and manage the internal technical supply chain, including budgets, programme and quality of deliverable, delivering within set time frame.

• Experience of developing strong and sustainable Client relationships

• Good project management skills, commercial awareness, financial control and ability to deliver across a range of contract types. This will include an ability to manage stakeholders, e.g. specialist suppliers, independent checkers and local authorities.

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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