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Assistant Design Engineer

Employer
Carrington West
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Assistant Design Engineer

Our client is looking for an Assistant Design Engineer to join their team in Barnet.

The successful candidate will work within the Design Team on behalf of the wider Highways Service. The role ensures the delivery of cost effective and quality services, to enhance the quality of life and physical environmental of Barnet.

Responsibilities of the role:
·Developing briefs, feasibility studies and undertaking design and implementation of schemes, projects and programmes as allocated, including drawing using specialist IT Software.
·Design and supervision of projects, preparation of estimates, working drawings and Contract documents for projects of varying complexity.
·Designing specifications and cost estimates, issuing works requisitions, liaising with and supervising contractors and monitoring costs.
·Assisting in obtaining the necessary technical, administrative and financial approvals and in the preparation, supervision and administration of associated consultants' commissions or contracts.
·Carry out condition surveys and site surveys as directed and to assist with, or carry out the preparation of reports on findings.
·Be able to assess a variety of existing and proposed highway layouts - including town centre schemes, traffic signals, road safety schemes, route studies, cycle, bus or School initiative schemes.
·Preparing scheme plans to requisite design levels, ensuring they conform to technical and industry standards.
·Design and manage traffic surveys and public consultations to requisite standards produce detailed drawings to technical standards, prepare accurate complex cost estimates and contract documentation.
·Preparing letters of varying complexity, dependent on the post holder's grading, including assisting with letters on policy matters, proof of evidence, technical reports, briefs for consultants and other documents of all complexities as may be required.

Requirements of the role:

·Demonstrable Engineering, Transportation, or equivalent experience
·Good IT Skills - including the use of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite
·Knowledge of highways and transport policies and associated working knowledge of legislation
·The ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients' needs and to respond to targets set by others.
·Good written and verbal communication skills
·Experience of working with consultants/ contractors

Benefits:

·23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
·The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
·Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave
·Access to Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

FOOTNOTE:

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.
By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us
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