|Job Ref:||EMP368614||Employer:||Matchtech Group plc.||Industry:||Highways & Transport||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||Essex||Address:||Salary:||Up to £30,000/year||Post Date:||05/10/2016 21:31|
The role involves the design and delivery of Highways Improvement Design schemes to programme, quality and budget|
The job -
Projects will cover a wide range of traffic engineering / highways improvement schemes beginning with Option Study continuing through Feasibility, Detail Design, submission of Works Information for tender, production of Job Packs, procurement of works and monitoring of site works with completion of As Built details for maintenance information.
The role requires the ability to work well across teams, such as the commercial and delivery teams, as well as effectively liaising with Councillors to develop schemes and be responsive to political needs. Candidates should possess a high level of technical competence in Highways Design and Traffic Engineering, have the ability to work on their own initiative and be able to deliver a number of schemes keeping to deadlines.
Technicians will work independently on smaller schemes and with Engineers on more complex, larger projects.
To design a range of traffic engineering / highways design schemes using existing best practice guidance and within the current legislative framework.
To assist with the preparation of reports for projects, to Local Highways Panels County and District Council committees and to attend the meeting to provide technical support as appropriate.
To prepare and assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services. To ensure that schemes are delivered on time and within budget.
Skills and Experience -
HNC, or equivalent high level qualification, or experience in highways.
Knowledge and application of Highway Legislation including the Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD) and Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs)
Knowledge of design procedures, guidance and standards and good practice documents including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) and Traffic Advisory Leaflets (TALs)
Knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation including Construction (Design & Management) Regulations.
Conversant with engineering techniques and use of specialist software such as AUTOCAD and its range of complimentary packages.
To apply for this position, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK