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Assistant Highways Engineer - Ipswich - Excellent salary

Ref no. BHN569502
Benefits Full package
Location Ipswich, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

My client are the leading provider of highways infrastructure design and maintenance services across the UK and are looking for a Assistant Highways Design Engineer to join them in Ipswich working on a recently awarded 20-year £1bn contract.

Key skills required for this role

Highways design, DMRB knowledge, AutoCAD



Job description

Assistant Highways Engineer - Ipswich

Our client, a leading Highways specialist, is currently looking to recruit an Assistant Engineer to join their Engineering Solutions team in Ipswich.

You will be part of ther Design and Asset Management team who are responsible for providing both highway design and maintenance asset management support across East Anglia.

Your duties & responsibilities:

  • Developing highway maintenance schemes through identifying defects to determining treatments and producing construction documents
  • Assist in producing forward programs of highway maintenance works
  • Assisting in the management and undertaking of highway condition inspections and surveys
  • Updating and utilizing Asset Management systems
  • Produce technical reports and other technical output to achieve project outcomes
  • Undertake site visits, surveys, and investigations
  • Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with QSE standards and processes
  • Technical training/supervision of Technicians
  • Working collaboratively with customers to understand and develop project objectives

Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Experience in highway maintenance techniques and in identifying pavement treatments and solutions
  • Asset management and construction experience within the highway sector (ideally at least 5 years)
  • Understanding and use of asset management systems
  • Interpretation and analysis of asset data
  • Experience in undertaking asset condition surveys
  • Commercial awareness in the delivery of projects
  • Knowledge of Highways England standards including DMRB & MCDHW
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety & Environment in design and construction
  • Computer literate on Design software and Microsoft packages
  • Competent user of AutoCAD & Civils 3D (desirable)
  • Willingness to work in other UK offices for short-term assignments
  • UK/EEC driving licence

You will have:

  • An ability to deliver projects to time, cost and quality targets
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Good organizational and prioritization skills
  • Effective team player

Our client offers 28 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday, a holiday purchase scheme, a referral scheme, a cycle to work scheme, an employee discount platform, a generous Pension scheme, life assurance, and the opportunity to work from home.

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please apply now!

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