Associate Highways Engineer

Job Id :
J510
Job Title :
Associate Highways Engineer
Position Type :
Permanent
Salary :
£40,000 - £45,000
Sector :
Consulting Engineering
Discipline :
Highways Engineer
Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
North West
Area :
Manchester
Other Benefits :
Car/allowance, pension, health
Job Description : Apply

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Associate level Highways Engineer to work for a leading consultancy based in the North West


You will be responsible for assisting the Highways Director in the management of the Highways Asset Management Services Team


You will monitor and manage budgets for highway maintenance


You will contribute to the management of a programme of Utility Coring as part of their Streetworks service


You will assist with bid proposals, fee quotations and contribute to the Business Cases and any other Business Development activities as required


You will liaise with Clients; elected Members; Client Officers and Stakeholders


You will be required to assist in the management of various disciplines outside Highway Maintenance which includes Traffic and Parking Enforcement


Criteria:


·Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.


·Be a Chartered Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or other related profession accredited by the Engineering Council.


·Or an Incorporated Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (IEng MICE) or other related profession accredited by the Engineering Council.


·You will have a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in Highways asset management


You will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to manage a team of engineers; technicians and professionals of equivalent level in the delivery of projects. This shall include the following attributes:


·To manage changing workload patterns to meet demands;


·To proactively manage the resources and budgets available to deliver project requirements;


·To liaise with the HAMIS (Highways Asset Management Integrated Services) Team management and implement operational changes as necessary to drive efficiencies, reduce risk , improve the services and deliver programmes;


·To prepare fee proposals for packages of work;


·To prepare reports for Council committees and liaise with Ward Members


·To monitor the fees and resource plans as aligned with profitability of ongoing projects against set targets;


·To access the commercial exposure a package of work may have and initiate the necessary mitigation measures;


·To set and work to deadlines and targets, for oneself and others;


·To manage a Team’s fee earning profiles against forecast and actual costs;


You must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the following:


An extensive working knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, and Codes of Practice;


Supervising and monitoring construction works on site


Strong technical knowledge in relation to construction and highways maintenance i.e. surfacing; drainage and street lighting;


Evidence of excellent communication skills showing both orally and in writing. This shall cover the production of technical reports, preparation of letters and statements, to a range of recipients;


The ability to deliver quality through implementing and adapting to achieve continuous improvement;


Evidence of the skill to consult and negotiate on engineering schemes and contractual matters;


Extensive knowledge of relevant highway and civil engineering statutory procedures with particular reference to Health and Safety;


Ability to innovate and influence as part of a bid winning team


A full UK driving licence