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Highways Engineer

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Winchester, Hampshire
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Date Added
June 27th, 2024

We are looking for a Civils and Highways Engineer to work Client (LA) side. This is a long term contract inside IR35 with a flexible Rate

All projects are in the South of England.

  • To propose solutions, agree modifications and prepare designs for highway schemes from inception through to detailed design to permit implementation.
  • To prepare contract documents, to ensure the construction of works on site to programme and within project budget. To provide technical support throughout construction period.
  • To plan and programme the activities and resources for small or non-complex schemes and thereafter implement, monitor and control progress to achieve completion to programme.
  • To prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs, including works and fees of internal and external consultants, to ensure completion within agreed budgets.
  • To prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs, including works and fees of internal and external consultants, to ensure completion within agreed budgets.
  • Give due consideration to Health and Safety and sustainability in identifying design solutions.
  • Liaising and negotiating with a wide range of professional, including developers, consultants, planners and solicitors when working on the assessment of Section 38 and 278 agreement submissions.
  • Design checking detailed Section 38 and S278 Agreement submissions from developers and their consultants for compliance with policies, standards and specifications and to fully assess the suitability for adoption as publicly maintainable highway A full description of the candidate's role will be provided in the resource call off.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • RQF Level 4-6 in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Experience in the design and construction of highway, infrastructure and Civil Engineering projects.
  • Competent user of CAD software (Civil 3D, MX, AutoCAD etc.)
  • Educated to degree or BTEC Higher standard in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Post qualification experience in development and/or water management projects.
  • Relevant experience in the design and construction of highways, water management or development infrastructure
  • Experience of supporting the planning process from a development perspective. Producing FRAs, drainage strategy's, etc.
  • Knowledge of best guidance and legislation in highways, water management
  • Experience of current design standards and guidance. Such as the SuDs manual, building regs, etc.
  • Able to undertake design of drainage, earthworks, SuDs, external infrastructure.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of sustainability within the sector.
  • Knowledge of contracts.
  • Ability to formulate programme and cost estimates alongside other engineering staff
  • Able to manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to use computer-aided design systems and other digital tools. Such as AutoCAD, Civils 3d, FLOW, MircoDrainage, Infodrainage, GIS.

Excellent opportunity for a long term role.

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