Highways Technician

Posted on: 25/06/2019
Ref: VAC-15668
  • Salary: £35,000 -£45000 + Package
  • Region: North West
  • Location: Manchester
  • Industry: Civil Engineering Consultancy
  • Discipline: Highways Technician
  • Sub Discipline: Highways Technician
  • Employment Type: Permanent

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Highways Technician

We are seeking a Highways Technician to join an established highway design team in Manchester central to support the design and delivery of a range of highway projects. With 4+ experience ideally.

Join an award winning- Multi disciplinary engineering consultancy delivering services across over 50 offices worldwide. Full support, competitive salary package and strong pipeline of work working closely with Government and Authorities delivering within the Highways team.

o Reporting to Senior and Principal Engineers, you will be an integral member of a team delivering solutions on a variety of projects
o You will be responsible for supporting the delivery of highway designs on projects from concept through to detailed design
o You will be expected to liaise with other disciplines, teams and 3rd parties as required, including attending meetings
o You will ensure designs are delivered in accordance with current standards & best practices
o Working in other offices or on site may be necessary from time to time dependent on projects

*Qualifications** o *Essential Criteria**
o A relevant Civil Engineering qualification (HNC, degree, etc)
o Knowledge and demonstrable experience of AutoCAD software
o Design experience on a variety of highways schemes
o Confident with proven interpersonal and communication skills
o Capable of managing a challenging workload subject to change at short notice
o An understanding of BIM

*Desirable Criteria**
o Previous knowledge and experience of Highways England and Local Authority projects
o Knowledge of highway design software packages such as Autodesk Civil 3D, Bentley OpenRoads, PDS
o An understanding of health and safety issues in relation to the design and construction of Civil Engineering works
o An interest in the use of new and emerging technologies to develop innovative solutions to highways problems
o Driving licence

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