Highways Project Engineer

Highways Project Engineer: 6 Months+ Contract; Glasgow; Rate c£430.0/day umbrella
KEY Skills: Chartered Engineer, Highways Engineer, Project Management, CIHT, APM, TTRO, Highways Maintenance, Transport Scotland, Civil Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, PRINCE2
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Tuesday 2nd July at 1700pm

The Role:
Our client, Transport Scotland, is looking for a Chartered Project Engineer to join their Transport Scotland Network Maintenance Team; responsible for overseeing operating company performance in managing the safe operation and maintenance of the trunk road network whilst dealing with political and community matters on behalf of Scottish Ministers.

Duties will involve:
Programme management and contract compliance of the annual routine and cyclic maintenance programme, relevant to trunk road network area assigned;
Undertake technical review and challenge of maintenance scheme proposals;
Overseeing development and delivery of maintenance programmes to ensure network priorities are met;
Working with the Performance Audit Group and colleagues across Transport Scotland, seeking advice where necessary;
Reviewing impacts of roadworks on road users and reviewing communication strategies to ensure effective communication with road users and stakeholders, as well as reviewing TTROs;
Undertaking regular route tours to oversee network condition and ensure suitability of maintenance programmes.

The Candidate: 
You will have begun your career as a highways engineer and subsequently gained your engineering chartership (such as CIHT), before making the move in to programme/project management. 
You will have at least five years’ post-chartership experience.
You’ll possess demonstrable and extensive knowledge of technical issues associated with the maintenance, management and construction works relating to a roads network, as well as intimate knowledge of TTROs.
Ideally have a recognised project management qualification such as APM, and demonstrable experience of related project and programme management.

To discuss this vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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