Our Client is a dedicated, high quality Consultancy that specialise in a range of construction industry sectors. Their extensive knowledge and experience give clients the confidence they need to outsource their requirements. Their services include Highways Engineering and Programme Management supported by a dedicated Project Management Service.
Core principles of cost, time and quality management are the foundation of their Project Management service. They pride themselves on great communication, developing long-term working relationships and continually finding ways to improve their service to meet the business objectives of clients. Due to an expanding client base, they are looking for Engineers within the Highways & Civils team.
” The role involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of highways and car parks to ensure safe and cost-effective transportation of people and goods for a varying client base.
” The role of Highways Engineer involves looking at all areas of development, from inception to delivery, of various Construction / Retail related projects around the UK.
” It requires communication across all levels of management, to develop and establish a brief for the project that clearly defines all objectives.
” It also involves the setting of measurable objectives and timelines of all elements within the projects; and managing other consultant disciplines and contractors to ensure delivery to cost, time and quality standards.
” It is expected of this role to maintain records and work folders – ensuring all work is checked and appropriately approved for distribution.
” The job required the managing of all retail construction / redevelopment projects in a live environment.
” The management of other design teams, cost management consultants and contractors is required to ensure timely completion within company budget and timelines, as well as those of the client.
How will I succeed?
” Operate under own initiative and share ideas for making process improvements.
” Deliver consistently high-quality work within budget constraints to meet our customer expectations and business needs.
” Show confidence to challenge bad practice.
” Consider the conflicting needs of the client, stakeholders, and the clients customers and colleagues in all decisions.
” Deliver high quality work to exceed customer expectations.
” Effective and timely communications with clients and contractors.
” Work collaboratively with all colleagues and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
” Maintain professional and effective working relationships with clients and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
” Educated to Degree/HNC/HND or Equivalent in Civil Engineering
Attainments / Competencies
” Full driving license and own car with ability to travel within the UK
” CSCS Card – minimum Gold / Black Manager / White AQP or PQP*
” *Or possess the appropriate qualifications to achieve above CSCS
” Up to date knowledge on health and safety legislation
” CITB – 5 Day SMSTS
” Knowledge of Highway Design Standards
” Experience in use of AutoCad
” Knowledge of Drainage Design
” Working with retail clients / Managing retail construction / redevelopment
” Project Management / Strategic Planning
” Financial budgeting
” Contract Administration
” Ability to read and understand 2D drawings
” Skilled in PC usage and associated software including Microsoft Office