Highways Design Engineer

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    Highways and Traffic, Design Engineering

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    Mike Kelly

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    about 3 years ago

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    Long Term

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Highways Design Engineer; Long term Contract; Manchester Central; Rate £Neg  
KEY SKILLS; Highways Design, Engineering, Roads, AutoCAD, Design Engineer, S38, S278, Drainage 

The Role:
Our client is seeking to appoint experienced Highways Design Engineers to work on a number of high-profile projects, assisting with and producing outline and detailed design for new cycle projects and new infrastructure. 

Duties to include: 
Work to Client brief in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance and legislation.
Communicate with residents, businesses and others in advance and during construction of works, answer enquiries and assist in resolving complaints.
Manage and maintain the production of all project documentation, highlight reports, lesson learnt reports, risk logs, finance and key milestone monitoring reports and project closure reports.
Work within and assist in the delivery of work packages within Project Management constraints of time, quality and cost standards so that business objectives are achieved.
You will be responsible for the review of design and design drawings, supervising scheme drawings, preparation of contract documents and specifications and supervision of contractors. 

The Candidate:
You will be qualified to Degree/HND level and ideally be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design S38 and S278, kerbing, road & footway surfacing and construction phasing. 
A working knowledge of the current highway design standards/codes is essential.
Experience of contract management and site experience desirable. 

To discuss this vacancy please contact: Mike Kelly

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