A Local Authority based in West London is looking for an Assistant Highways Engineer to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Highways/Engineering qualification, 1 year+ experience within highways divisions, ability to undertake varying highways projects and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.
The main purpose of the role is to deliver engineering projects involving design and construction including highway, traffic management, works for developers, work for other departments, and other related municipal engineering works carried out within the Highways Division.
The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;
Bachelor's degree relevant to Highways, Surveying, Construction (i.e. Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Geography, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, Geology or equivalent)
At least 1 year's practical experience in working within the Highways industry, liaising with contractors and assessing works orders and repairs.
Holding or in the process of obtaining a current Street Works (NRWSA) Supervisor qualification
The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;
To carry out investigations required by the Project Engineer or Manager, (including site investigations), and feasibility studies to determine whether projects are financially or technically viable.
To carry assist in the tendering process for the delivery of engineering schemes under the Councils Contract Code.
To assist in the application for and carry out necessary procedures (including producing drawings, issuing press notices) for planning permission for various schemes.
To assist in contract management including supervising works contractors to ensure compliance with contractual and statutory requirements. This includes issuing works orders, giving technical approval, assessing valuations and certifying completion of works.
To assist in the preparing highway ldesigns, contract documents, works programmes, estimates, quotations, and tenders.
To assist in the supervision and monitoring site works keeping detailed site records. This includes work undertaken for adoption or any other works under the Highways Act or The Town and Country Planning Act.
The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £20 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx. £520 p/week NET after deductions). If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed) .
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