Highways Engineer (Maintenance)

Carrington West Ltd
North London
£27 - £30 p hour
17 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
* Provide technical expertise to ensure highway maintenance scheme designs are prepared in accordance with current legislation, best practice, council policies and to the highest technical standards.

* Responsible for providing technical advice and guidance regarding highway maintenance to ensure delivery to agreed timetables. Ensure that schemes are prepared for assigned projects in accordance with current health and safety procedures and regulations

* Guide, advice and support team members to resolve local issues ensuring that decisions are made on sound technical grounds

* Provide expert advice to other staff within any areas of specific personal expertise to help resolve local issues, and continuously pursue new and novel solutions to problems encountered in order to improve service delivery

* Co-ordinate other design disciplines on highway schemes

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
· Educated to HNC/degree level or in lieu of that demonstration of considerable relevant experience
· Experience of highway design within large, complex organisations
· Experience of supporting teams in technical delivery
· Experience of producing briefs
· Experience of managing consultants
· Experience of AutoCAD design
· Extensive knowledge of highway maintenance engineering and contracts
· Knowledge of business planning and performance management
· Knowledge of key issues facing Local Government including up to date legislation
· Knowledge of statutory obligations affecting the service
· Full driving license or ability to meet the travelling needs of the role