Assistant Engineer

Amey plc
Motherwell, UK
18 Sep 2019
25 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Amey Consulting- Scotland

Our Edinburgh and Glasgow design hubs provide a unique opportunity to be involved in a range of schemes from inception through to completion. We deliver projects right across Scotland and further afield from bridge inspections to the design, supervision and maintenance of nationally significant road schemes.

As experts in our field, we are focused on technical excellence. We provide a supportive environment in which to develop the knowledge and skills of our staff to ensure careers thrive.

What is the purpose of this role?

We are recruiting for candidates with a background in either Roads Design, Structures Design or Traffic and Transportation engineering to provide support within a design team to ensure:

compliance with all relevant technical standards
Delivery of all the specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the client's specifications
Project requirements and are fully met.

What will this role involve?

Carry out site visits and surveys, inspections and supervise sub-contractors
Prepare and check feasibility studies, inspection, assessment and technical reports and other written documents in an appropriate format ensuring compliance with Amey procedures
Comply with the requirements of the Amey Integrated Management System including Health & Safety, Environmental and all other appropriate regulations
Prepare/check design approach, calculations, drawings and documents
Take line management responsibility for the direction and supervision of junior design team members to help ensure timely project delivery is achieved within budget and in accordance with the specification

What are we looking for?

2 years post graduate experience working towards professional qualifications (CEng/IEng through ICE, CIHT, IHE or IStructE) status having completed some of the necessary training requirements
Knowledge of current Health and Safety Legislation and CDM Regulations
Experience of delivering competent designs of minor and major road schemes for trunk and local roads
Working knowledge of the DMRB and local authority design guidelines
Demonstrable experience in Roads or Structures or Traffic and Transportation
Working knowledge of Cycle by Design, Roads for All and Sustrans Design documents
Good CAD, roads design /traffic modelling skills

What makes this role unique?

You will ensure that technically sound design solutions are produced, including all associated reporting and cost estimating, to programme and within budget and ensure compliance with all relevant technical standards.

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that's why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.

Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.

Amey is an equal opportunities employer

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