Contract Highways Design Engineer – Manchester
My client are a leading regional consultancy providing design services to local authorities within their highways and infrastructure departments.
They are looking for experienced highways engineers to join them on a contract basis to provide assistance with increased workflow.
The successful applicant will work from home with occasional site visits and benefit from a generous rate and a long contract length.
Main duties of the role
To provide support in Highways Development Management which will include planning application responses, undertaking of highway and drainage design checks for S278 and S38 works along with the site supervision and support with public rights of way.
o Undertake detail design checks on highway and drainage improvement schemes,
o Provide, assistance in producing S278 and S38 legal agreements,
o Undertake site supervision of highway and Drainage improvement works,
o Provide assistance with Highway responses to Planning Applications,
o Undertake technical design work including the production of electronic drawings using AutoCAD and other related software.
o Prepare technical reports for both internal and external purposes.
Who are we looking for?
o You will ideally have a higher education qualification in civil engineering and four years proven experience.
o Experience in the use of AutoCAD, and ideally MicroDrainage
o Ideally experience of either working at or with a Local Authority
o Experience of working on both Local Authority and developer led schemes as part of a multi-disciplinary team
o Understanding of the CDM Regulations
o Experience of Highways Development Management
For further information please contact Doug Smith of Vertical Recruitment on 0 1 6 1 6 6 9 4 7 1 6 or email doug.smith @ vertical – recruitment . co . uk