Engineer - Highways Capital Maintenance

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Posted on Jun 21, 2024 by CV-Library
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£37.4k - £41.4k Annual
Full-Time
About Our Client

We're looking for a dedicated Highway Engineer to join our Capital Maintenance Team in the Strategic Infrastructure Directorate here at Doncaster Council. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we grow and improve the service through an unprecedented level of investment.

Job Description

As a Highway Engineer, Capital Maintenance, the focus is on critical maintenance activities, including patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing schemes, to address deterioration and extend the lifespan of our roads and footways. These activities are pivotal in preventing deterioration, enhancing road safety, and improving driving conditions for the community.

You will provide specialised expertise in highway capital maintenance, involving providing technical guidance and support in the planning, design, and execution of maintenance projects.

You will assess road conditions, determine appropriate maintenance strategies, and ensure that all projects are carried out efficiently, within budget, and in compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

You will simultaneously deliver multiple complex projects and delivery programmes, programming works, selecting suitable materials and techniques for patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing, as well as managing the logistical aspects of project delivery. You will collaborate with other departments, contractors, and the public to ensure that maintenance activities are coordinated effectively and minimise disruption to road users.

The Successful Applicant

A background in Highway maintenance principles and practices associated with highway maintenance and programming highway works, with project management, design, stakeholder engagement, budget oversight, contractor management and strong communication skills would be ideal for this role.

A competent Highway engineering professional with a background in Construction, Engineering, Highways or related field.
A relevant Degree related to the Construction & Built Environment (e.g. Civil Engineering, ) or similar relevant working experience.
Must hold a full UK driving licence
Identify and manage Health and Safety risks, both in design and construction.
Assess and decide on interventions on design approach in dealing with wide range of structural issues associated with the highway.
Ability to carry out level surveys and design vertical alignments.
Demonstrate organisation of all stages of scheme such as design, cost estimates, site investigation, and decision making for structural maintenance interventions.
Working knowledge of the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
Working knowledge of the DMRB.
Demonstrate awareness of Traffic Engineering projects in accordance with TSR&GD.
Project and design management, organisation, budget management and excellent interpersonal skills.
An understanding of local authority or public sector procurement processes and regulations would be an advantage
An excellent communicator at all levels, with managing senior stakeholder relationships, customer and public facing communication and leading project teams.
Ability to use AutoCAD to a basic level.What's on Offer

Permanent Role

Hybrid working

Salary £37,363 - £41,438, plus Market Forces Supplement

Reference: 221875587

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CV-Library

Engineer - Highways Capital Maintenance

CV-Library

Posted on Jun 21, 2024 by CV-Library

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£37.4k - £41.4k Annual
Full-Time
About Our Client

We're looking for a dedicated Highway Engineer to join our Capital Maintenance Team in the Strategic Infrastructure Directorate here at Doncaster Council. You will be joining us at an exciting time as we grow and improve the service through an unprecedented level of investment.

Job Description

As a Highway Engineer, Capital Maintenance, the focus is on critical maintenance activities, including patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing schemes, to address deterioration and extend the lifespan of our roads and footways. These activities are pivotal in preventing deterioration, enhancing road safety, and improving driving conditions for the community.

You will provide specialised expertise in highway capital maintenance, involving providing technical guidance and support in the planning, design, and execution of maintenance projects.

You will assess road conditions, determine appropriate maintenance strategies, and ensure that all projects are carried out efficiently, within budget, and in compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

You will simultaneously deliver multiple complex projects and delivery programmes, programming works, selecting suitable materials and techniques for patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing, as well as managing the logistical aspects of project delivery. You will collaborate with other departments, contractors, and the public to ensure that maintenance activities are coordinated effectively and minimise disruption to road users.

The Successful Applicant

A background in Highway maintenance principles and practices associated with highway maintenance and programming highway works, with project management, design, stakeholder engagement, budget oversight, contractor management and strong communication skills would be ideal for this role.

A competent Highway engineering professional with a background in Construction, Engineering, Highways or related field.
A relevant Degree related to the Construction & Built Environment (e.g. Civil Engineering, ) or similar relevant working experience.
Must hold a full UK driving licence
Identify and manage Health and Safety risks, both in design and construction.
Assess and decide on interventions on design approach in dealing with wide range of structural issues associated with the highway.
Ability to carry out level surveys and design vertical alignments.
Demonstrate organisation of all stages of scheme such as design, cost estimates, site investigation, and decision making for structural maintenance interventions.
Working knowledge of the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
Working knowledge of the DMRB.
Demonstrate awareness of Traffic Engineering projects in accordance with TSR&GD.
Project and design management, organisation, budget management and excellent interpersonal skills.
An understanding of local authority or public sector procurement processes and regulations would be an advantage
An excellent communicator at all levels, with managing senior stakeholder relationships, customer and public facing communication and leading project teams.
Ability to use AutoCAD to a basic level.What's on Offer

Permanent Role

Hybrid working

Salary £37,363 - £41,438, plus Market Forces Supplement

Reference: 221875587

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