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Assistant Highways Engineer

Assistant Highways Engineer - Manchester - Duration 6 months - Rate c£25-£30/hr
Key words / skills: Highways Engineer, Highways, CAD, Design, Local Authority

Overview:
Wilde Recruitment Ltd are looking to recruit an Assistant Highways Engineer to work on a long term contract in Manchester.
As an Assistant Highways Engineer your responsibilities and duties will include:
Develop designs of various highways schemes as instructed by the Engineering Design Manager and Design Team Leader including walking and cycling schemes, public transport priority proposals, congestion management and road safety proposals.
Experienced Engineer with extensive Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design including SUDS, kerbing, road & footway surfacing and construction phasing. Have experience of contract management, compensation events, programme management and site experience. Have significant experience in use of CAD design.
An experienced Engineer with extensive Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design including SUDS, kerbing, road & footway surfacing and construction phasing. Have experience of contract management, compensation events, programme management and site experience. Have significant experience in use of CAD design.

Key responsibilities: 
Understanding technical design.
To support in the preparation of technical design and contract documents.
Conducting feasibility studies leading to final design and implementation of schemes to current technical standards.
To draft responses to queries in relation to schemes
Carry out Site Visits and Risk Assessments.
Assist with liaison and coordination of stakeholders to deliver projects to time scale and budget.
Contract supervision.
Health & Safety responsibility.
Assist with CDM compliance.
Problem solving. 
Preparing draft reports and business cases – technical and non-technical.
Budget monitoring. 
Project supervision.
Technical supervision.
Assist with stakeholder communications.
Procurement activity.

Candidate:
You will be an Assistant Highways Engineer.
5+ years experience.
HNC / HND / Degree.


To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.