Design Engineer - Highways Maintenance
Kier Local Highways is looking to recruit a Design Engineer to join the Suffolk Highways maintenance contract. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing engineering support on minor improvements or maintenance schemes.
- Take responsibility for implementation of Suffolk Highways Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental management systems (GBAS)
- Undertake designer Risk Assessments and prepare pre-construction information in accordance with the CDM Regulations for construction works
- Monitor scheme delivery by Operations teams and sub-contractors to ensure construction in accordance with design/works information
- Work in compliance with the Traffic Management Act and New Roads and Streetworks Act to obtain the relevant network access agreements
- Undertake site visits and assist with site safety audits as required
- Ensure works are being constructed safely when visiting sites and report any issues to site staff and the Senior Engineer
- Production of technical reports
- Manage individual scheme budgets and report on change to the scheme brief.
Key Skills and Qualifications:
- Good communication skills (written & oral) required as the post holder will be required to liaise with all stakeholders.
- Knowledge and understanding of Highway Maintenance standard procedures
- Experienced in the use of AutoCad. Familiarity with general office IT software
- Working towards HNC/HND, Foundation degree, degree or diploma qualified (or equivalent) in relevant engineering discipline or have relevant experience in Highways Maintenance.
- Good technical knowledge and awareness of highways
- A good understanding of relevant health & safety legislation and codes of practice is required to ensure that safety is a primary consideration for all works
- Basic understanding of Highway Policy
- Capable of applying a range of technical skills in a prescribed manner
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