Senior Highways Engineer

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An excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Highways Engineer to join an established Highways team based in Manchester working across a varied range of regional and UK projects.

A Senior Highways Engineer required to contribute to the development and implementation of infrastructure projects.
Work in project delivery including feasibility, concept design, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and providing design support during construction works as part of a team.

Responsibilities :

Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.
Preparing schemes for tender typically using the NEC3/4 Forms of Contract.
Designing projects in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridgeworks, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works.
Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems and identifying options.
The ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients needs and to respond to targets set by others.
Able to assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work.
To demonstrate excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing at a general and technical level.
Ensuring compliance of the teams work with a high regard to Health and Safety and the application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation.
Supervision of and responsibility for members of the team, including programming and allocating work and assisting in the training and development of staff, setting goals and monitoring their performance.
Abide by the objectives and targets of both the section and the department and follow procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance of relevant records.

Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skill :

A Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council.
Ideally you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE) or Chartered Institution of Highways Transportation (CEng MCIHT).
A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Skills :

Experience of Highways England delivery would be advantageous.
To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems.
A full UK driving licence
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