Senior Engineer

Posted 14 July 2021
Salary £38.96 - 44.05 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineConstruction, Trades & Labour
Contact NameSam Stanton

Job description

Your key responsibilities will be: 

Carry out feasibility and concept studies, public engagement and consultation, design, inspections, assessments, procurement, construction supervision and project management on a variety of highway, structural, casualty reduction, traffic management, traffic signal and UTC, integrated transport, public transport and civil engineering projects for programmes undertaken by the service on behalf of internal and external clients. 2.

To support and advise elected members of Council and MPs as the accountable representatives of the public and other key stakeholders and to support the Principal Engineer in the performance of functions associated with the servicing of Council and other committees, neighbourhood forums and public engagement events.

To provide expertise and specialist knowledge in aspects of the following appropriate to the placement within the Service:

a) Urban traffic control and signal maintenance;

b) Traffic engineering;

c) Highway design;

d) Highway maintenance;

e) Civil and structural engineering;

f) Street lighting & signs/street furniture illumination.

Be responsible for the supervision and direction of junior members of the team in relation to the delivery of projects and activities of the service including Engineers, Technicians, Inspectors, Clerks of Works and Apprentices.

Ensure that the Council’s legal obligations as Highway Authority under the Highways Act, Road Traffic Act and other allied legislation are fulfilled.

Ensure the services delivered meet the needs of local people, that continuous improvement in delivery is actively pursued and that the performance targets are achieved.

Experience Requirements:

  • HNC/D in Civil Engineering (pre-1999 intake) or related discipline OR BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineer (post 1999 intake) OR NVQ Level 6 in Civil Engineering OR other qualification certified by the Engineering Council UK as academic base for Incorporated Engineer status

If you wish to apply for this role then please respond with your recent CV.