Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer

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Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer - Contract - Remote

I am currently working with a Public Sector organisation, supporting them in hiring an interim Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer to contribute to the delivery of highway & transport services.

Job details are as follows:

Title: Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer

Day Rate: up to £30.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

Location: Remote with occasional travel to sites across the Berkshire Area.

Duration: 6 Month Contract.

Start Date: ASAP

Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer Skills and Experience:

  • Project Engineer role within the Highway Improvements team, primarily working on major cycle schemes but also other highway schemes.
  • Required to draft detailed design scheme drawings in AutoCAD.
  • Experience of designing schemes involving surface water drainage, carriageway/footway surfacing and materials as well all other aspects of highway design.
  • Knowledge of writing and using contracts such as the NEC Short Contract, Option B and Term Services Contract.
  • Ability to oversee highways construction works on site and administer contract processes to the contractor.
  • Understanding of LTN 1/20 would be desirable.

Highways Design Engineer/Project Engineer Role and Responsibilities.

  • To provide professional and technical services consistent with the post holders qualifications and experience in relation to the delivery of transport and countryside services in West Berkshire and in particular highway improvement projects.
  • To assist in delivering the Council's Highways Capital Programme.
  • Design/prepare contract documentation, manage and supervise the construction of highways and other associated engineering projects.
  • Compile specifications and bills of quantities for highway works.
  • To prepare contract documentation for civil engineering works.
  • To assist in the review and implementation of systems and standards to secure the delivery of the service.
  • Must actively work to achieve continuous personal & professional development.
  • Administer civil engineering contracts;
  • Promote equality as an integral part of the role, treating everyone with fairness and dignity;

As a professional company we gladly welcome applications from persons of any age and background and do not intend to discriminate with advert text and terminology.