Assistant Highway Engineer

Ref No. EMP451375
Location Cardiff, Wales
Job type Permanent
Job Status Closed
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My client are the UK's leading Highways service provider, working with a wide range of partners including Highways England and local authorities.


Carrying out highway studies, scheme identification, design and development control work

The Job

The highways team in Cardiff currently have the opportunity for an Assisntant Engineer / Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

The contract started on 1st July 2017 for period of five years. The SW DSC is part of the new Asset Delivery Contract being introduced by Highways England.

The SW DSC will provide design support to Highways England in the management and operation of the motorway and all-purpose trunk roads network. The services under the SW DSC include scheme identification and study work and the design of maintenance and improvement schemes.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer your main responsibility will be to carry out scheme identification, Feasibility and provide input on the preparation of detailed designs for maintenance and improvement schemes. You may be required to supervise other staff in the Highways Team and stand in for the Senior Engineer when necessary.

The responsibilities:

Feasibility studies and scheme identification work
Detailed design of maintenance and improvement schemes
Review of Development control work ( Section 278 agreements)
Cost and budget control including preparation and reporting of cost estimates.
Preparation of Bill of Quantities
Preparation of reports, drawings, specifications and contract documents, including
o Scheme Risk Registers
o Scheme information documents
o As-built drawings and post completion reviews
Value management and engineering including early contractor involvement and liaison with Project Managers and Construction Framework Contractors
Compliance with Highways England and SW DSC processes, procedures and reporting requirements
Compliance with Highways England performance requirements
Liaison with the Highways England and other stakeholders

The requirements:

HNC/HND/Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in civil engineering
Membership of a relevant professional institution or working towards IEng or CEng desirable
Driving licence desirable

Skills and experience:
Experience and ability in carrying out highway studies, scheme identification, design and development control work
Knowledge in budget management and cost control
Knowledge and experience of relevant design standards including DMRB and other Highways England standards
Proficient IT skills - experience in Civils 3D, Micro Drainage and PDS signs would be advantageous but not essential
Good understanding of health and safety management and the requirements of CDM
Good understanding of Highways England processes, procedure and performance requirements

To ensure you're successful in the role you'll need to be able to demonstrate the following qualities and attributes:
Committed to caring for people's safety
Good team worker and communicator
Ability to deliver work accurately on time and within budget
Strong technical skills
Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things

Benefits include:

Free Life Assurance
Access to valuable pension scheme Matched up to 7.5%
Retirement Savings Plan
Generous annual leave allowance
Options to participate in Cycle2Work and
Payroll Giving schemes
Two employee Share Scheme options
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Rewards, exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
Plus many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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