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Senior Highways Engineer

  • Location:

    Carlisle

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    10021207_1622211974

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

An excellent opportunity for a Senior Engineer - Highways to join our Infrastructure's team in Carlisle.

A Senior Highways Engineer is an important operational and career development position in our organization with key responsibilities to contribute to the development and implementation of projects and programmes of work whilst undertaking a range of technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design including buildability and value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site as part of a team.

What you'll be doing:

Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.
Preparing schemes for tender using the NEC3 family of Forms of Contract, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works including use of Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement.
Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
Supervising and monitoring works on site, making valuations for payment assessments, chairing and managing progress meetings.


What we're looking for:

A Bachelors or master's degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
Extensive post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
Design experience and Civils' 3D capability.
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.


About Us:

Across the UK, our clients rely on our trusted team of experts delivering ingenious and effective solutions for their projects. From engineering and architectural innovation to environmental sustainability and technologically enabled project delivery, we are renowned for our breadth of expertise and collaborative approach. We're a unique team specializing in infrastructure and buildings; the physical networks which keep the country moving and the places where people and communities can prosper.

What's in it for you?

A competitive basic salary
23 days' holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks and plenty more.
Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.
You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in our company

You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

We are creating tomorrow's prosperous and connected places. Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All our colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from our offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all our locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.