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DATE ADDED: Sat 06/04/2019

ASSISTANT CIVIL DESIGN ENGINEER

Crewe, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £23000 - £33000/annum

DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Senior Engineer. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the initiation, planning and implementation of highway, traffic and road safety projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Analyse engineering problems, apply technical expertise and engineering judgment and produce solutions to meet legal and management objectives.

To provide professional and technical advice in highway engineering.

Identify, prepare, design, plan, programme and order works and services.

Assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services.

Provide timely and accurate advice to Councillors, Parish Councils and the general public on all highway-related matters as required.

Liaising as required directly with Elected Members, District Councils, and stakeholders and other providers to manage the implementation of allocated programmes of work.

Provide assistance to the functional leader or Senior Engineer in relation to all aspects covered within the Team.

Preparation of reports for projects and attend meetings to provide support as appropriate.

To identify schemes for the future programmes as appropriate.

Support Health and Safety, Environmental Management System, Quality Management System and Construction Design Management in a positive and constructive manner.

Liaise with other team members associated with the design and supervision of allocated schemes.

Ensure the scheme design complies with the specification and agreed programme.

Maintain accurate records on the allocated projects - including managing the project budgets for time and works.

To carry out any other reasonable duties that may be directed or implied from time to time commensurate to the post and/or organisational requirements.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Level 4 HNC or equivalent in relevant discipline.

Membership of a relevant Professional Institution and working towards Incorporated Engineer status.

Evidence of continuous professional development.

Knowledge of ICE and ECC contracts and their applications.

Knowledge of and application of Health and Safety legislation.

Knowledge of and application of Highway Legislation, relevant design procedures and standards and good practice.

Knowledge and experience of budgetary governance, management and control measures.

Knowledge and experience of relevant engineering or service techniques and procedures including being fully conversant with the use of specialist software tools as required.

Experience with Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to deal effectively with peers, client representatives and members of the public.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally.

Experience of effective supervision of cost and value.

Ability to work with minimal supervision on allocated schemes to both time and budget.

To manage his / her own time in an effective manner, ensuring appointments are met and reporting requirements met.

Demonstrable awareness of environmental aspects and impacts and waste management
Role: ASSISTANT CIVIL DESIGN ENGINEER
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Crewe, Cheshire,

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