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Job Ref:  204058186
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Manchester
Post Code:  M13
Salary:  £35000 - £45000/annum Negotiable salary
05/10/2016 02:07
The Role:

Our client currently has an exciting opportunities Highways Design Engineers based in Manchester. They will consider candidates from Assistant up to Principal Associate.

You will be managing the delivery of highway schemes and solutions. You will be technically competent in dealing with all types of infrastructure projects, and will manage project teams and undertake the day to day client liaison and management. You will be expected to be able to identify business opportunities communicating and discussing these with the Transport UK Management Team. You will contribute towards the technical excellence of the team and can expect considerable experience on a variety of interesting and challenging projects.

The Northern design team operates out of the Manchester and Liverpool offices with major private sector clients and an increasing public sector workload, the role would require the flexibility to work between both offices as workload requires.

The workload is wide ranging and covers all aspects of highway design from; feasibility to construction supervision and include minor highway improvements to major new road and infrastructure schemes. The role demands a proactive approach in a team environment and offers substantial opportunity for career progression within the company.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Management of infrastructure projects.
Developing innovative design solutions to serve and benefit Clients.
Inspiring junior staff to develop innovative design solutions to serve and benefit Clients.
Proactively contributing to the technical development of the design function in the UK.
Providing technical support and advice within Transport UK in order to:
Develop the technical skills of junior staff; and
Ensure consistency in technical quality from junior staff.
Commercial and technical management of projects ensuring that projects are managed effectively within budgetary constraints.
The day-to-day management of the junior members of the design function in the UK
the day-to-day management of other disciplines within the group working on projects
Identification of business opportunities
Preparation of fee proposals
Assistance in preparation of PQQs

Other Duties

Carry out any duties which your line manager may reasonably request within the broad parameters of your role.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Relevant degree or equivalent level qualification
Extensive relevant post qualification experience on Highways Projects such as S278, S38 and S104 agreements
Hold Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status or working towards this
Ability to prepare briefs and manage project costs and budgets
Working knowledge of design standards - DMRB, MfS
Understanding of highway design software, such as MX, WINDES, etc
Working knowledge of utilities provision, diversions and construction practices
Knowledge of the implications of works on the environment and knowledge of sustainable construction practices
Full understanding of the health and safety legislation covering the construction industry
Management and project management skills to supervise and deliver a programme of works
Working knowledge of contract procurement, specification, supervision and contract administration experience. (NEC Contract, MCHW).
Excellent communication skills, including ability to write reports and prepare presentations
Ability to manage and motivate junior staff
Hold a current UK driving Licence
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