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Project Engineer - Structures and coastal management

Job Type
Killingworth, Tyne and Wear
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Job Ref
Date Added
April 30th, 2024

Our client is looking for an experienced engineer to develop, design and implement structural maintenance and coastal protection schemes from conception to completion. The role will be based at our clients depot in North Tyneside, however some travelling will be required to various sites around North Tyneside.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the structural maintenance and coastal protection function and deliver successful services and projects;
  • Design and implement structural maintenance and coastal management schemes/initiatives including site analysis, consultation, preparation of plans, development of associated traffic regulation orders and liaison with workforce; structural maintenance schemes include bridges, retaining walls, vehicle restraint systems, subways and reactive repairs to highway assets following road traffic accidents;
  • Planned structures work - review inspections by engineering partner covering general and principal inspections and establish whether interventions are required. Procure in house or specialist contractors to carry out the works and manage financial forecasting and the budgetary monthly review;
  • Reactive structures work - identify assets in need of immediate attention and review asset history to inform the solution for delivery;
  • Coastal Engineering work - Carry out coastal surveys to monitor and identify coastal asset maintenance needs. Receive and review coastal monitoring reports from the east coast monitoring partnership as well as representing the Council on the regional coastal network groups and environmental groups;

You will need:

  • Have knowledge and experience of current technical and legal requirements and practices relating to structural maintenance and coastal protection;
  • Be competent in the development of structural maintenance and coastal protection schemes including the design of bridge schemes, retaining wall schemes, subway schemes and vehicle restraint system schemes in accordance with best practice;
  • Have experience in coastal management and the design coastal protection schemes;
  • Have a working knowledge of the design standards for bridges, other structures vehicle restraint systems and coastal protection schemes;
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of Highway Law, including the Highways Act 1980 and all other relevant legislation and best practices relating to structural maintenance and coastal protection
  • Knowledge of bridge, retaining wall and vehicle restraint system design;
  • A degree, or be working toward a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline;

On offer is a competitive salary and additional benefits along with the encouragement of developing your career with our client and support for obtaining further relevant qualifications.

If you have the skills or would like to know more, please apply now!

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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