Senior Highways Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Highways and Traffic, Design Engineering, Design Consultancy

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  • Salary:

    c£27-38.0/hour Ltd

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Senior Highways Engineer; Long-term Contract 12months+; Manchester; Rate c£27-£38.0/hr LTD

KEY Skills: Highways, Design, Roads, AutoCAD, s38, s278, Council, Local Authority, DMRB

POSITION ON HOLD - This Position is on hold due to COVID 19 – restrictions as the client is unable to provide information on start dates.

We are however; still, accepting applications from candidates, who wish to be considered for the role, once these restrictions are lifted and start dates are known.

he Role:
Our client is seeking to appoint a number of Senior Highways 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 projects within the public realm.
o To identify hazards, completion of risk assessments and compilation of pre-construction information ensuring all works are completed in accordance with health & safety legislation.
oTo develop and deliver a range of highways and transportation schemes of various types and sizes including; consultations, inspections, investigations, feasibility studies, strategies, design and construction.
oPreparation of tender/contract documentation. 
oAdministering of the contract, supervision of contractors on site and verification of valuations for completed works.
oDeveloping and maintaining effective internal and external stakeholder relationships including councillors, the public, consultants, contractors and private developers.
Researching, analysing and interpreting a range of data including asset data held in GIS to aid compliance with the Council’s policies, procedures and past practises.
Flexible working, free parking nearby, walking distance to gym, railway Station and local Shops/Parks.   

The Candidate:
You will be a Senior Highways Engineer with c 10 years’ experience in the public/private sector with the ability to manage multiple projects and undertake the lead on the technical input for projects.
You will be qualified to degree level. Chartered Engineer status desirable.

To discuss these Senior Highways Engineers vacancies please contact:  James Walker 0161 474 6856

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.

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