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Job - Senior Civil Engineer - Highways in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester, UK
£30000.00 - £50000.00 Per year
Job type
Construction/Civil Engineering
Job Reference
Posted on
19 Jun 2019
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About the Role:

Morson are working in exclusive partnership with Amey Engineering Consulting. We are recruiting for a number of exciting opportunities, to work on high profile key projects within their Highway's Division.

The account has a significant forward work programme of projects including:

* Highway structural maintenance schemes
* Highway drainage improvement schemes
* Maintenance and improvement of highway structures
* Integrated transport, public realm and road safety improvement schemes
* Traffic management schemes
* Greater Manchester Mayor's Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund projects
* Highway improvements funded through developer contributions
* Carrington Relief Road

What is the purpose of the role?

To fulfil a managing role within the Traffic design team.

What makes the role unique?

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Principal Engineer with leading the Traffic design team working on a varied range of highways and public realm projects.

Key responsibilities are:

* Assist in the development and supervision of project team members
* Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision
* Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances
* Assist with the development, management and undertaking of Road Safety Audits
* Plan and prioritise own activities to ensure effective utilisation of time
* Undertake technical design work including the production of electronic drawings using AutoCAD and other related software.
* Resolve problems and issues to support the delivery of projects or design objectives
* Take ownership of and resolve problems by leading the team when required
* Provide technical administrative support including project administration
* Build and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external business partners, customers and clients
* Assist with continuous improvement in the services provided by the team
* Assist less experienced colleagues ensuring compliance with pre-defined standards
* Take ownership of personal development in order to build professional capability

Who are we looking for?


You will have attained an HNC/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or similar and be working towards Chartership status of the Institution of Civil Engineers / Institution of Highways and Transportation or similar.


The applicant will need to demonstrate they have the key skills / knowledge in the following areas:

* Good experience of the co-ordination of the design process and team management
* Client focused approach to service delivery
* Design experience within a traffic engineering environment
* Experience in the use of AutoCAD/KeyLines to produce technical drawings
* Experience of traffic sign design and use of KeySign/KeyPost
* Knowledge of relevant design standards including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
* Awareness of contract documents and procedures including the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works
* Knowledge and experience of CDM regulations and other health and safety legislation
* Experience of undertaking Road Safety Audits and developing procedures
* Knowledge of QM and EMS processes
* Experience of writing traffic regulation orders
* Experience of designing a variety of schemes; cycling, traffic calming, priority working, minor highways, bus lanes etc.
* Extensive experience of undertaking consultation with residents/businesses, stakeholders, councillors and other third parties
* Knowledge of relevant legislation including the Road Traffic Regulation Act; the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations; The Traffic Management Act; the Highways Act and the Highways (Road Humps) Regulations

Technical/Business Skills:

* Play a supporting role to the Principal Engineer
* Ability to undertake all activities to produce schemes through to detailed design
* Ability to work to tight timescales and budgets
* Team player
* Good oral and written communication skills
* Flexible and enthusiastic in approach
* Developing and motivating self and others
* Well organised
* High level of computer literacy including competency in the use of AutoCAD, KeySign, KeyLine, KeyPost, Microsoft Office
* Building excellent customer and client relationships

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