Assistant Engineer - Highways

Kier Limited
West Midlands, UK
16 Jul 2019
25 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Assistant Engineer - Highways

Location: McLaren Building Birmingham

Business area: Highways

*Closing on 23rd July 2019

Kier Strategic Highways are looking to recruit an Assistant Engineer - Highways to join the Highways team in the Design Services Business.

Kier Highways design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems (ITS), covering strategic and nationally important roads, as well as local roads serving local communities. Our projects range from major improvements to complete renewals of roads and structures. With specialist teams, we manage complex works from conception through to handover at the end of maintenance periods.

Key responsibilities:
  • Preparing Road Renewal and highways design projects on the Highways England, TFL and Local Authority Network.
  • Preparing Designs, drawings, technical approval and cdm documents for these schemes.
  • Dealing with project related correspondence
  • Maintaining high technical standards, consistent with the project brief
  • Undertake site surveys when required
  • Assisting in project administration and control including monitoring of costs and programme
  • Work in collaboration with the other divisions including Commercial and Delivery
Skills and experience required:
  • Experience in the detailed design of highway maintenance and improvement schemes, preferably on the Highways Agency's Road Network.
  • HNC/HND/Degree in Civil Engineering
  • Knowledge of highway's assets and the appropriate solutions for renewal or improvement
  • A thorough knowledge of Highways Agency's Design Manuals and Specifications
  • Experience using quality, environmental and health and safety legislation and management systems, particularly CDM 2015

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Let's shape your world together.

*Please note interviews may take place before the closing date

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