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Highways Engineer

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Posted: 02/09/2019
Reference: 766205
Job Type: Contract
Location: London, England (map)
Salary: £0 - £0
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Job description

The requirements for the Senior Highways Engineer are as follows. The agency should be instructed not to consider or put forward candidates that cannot meet the essential requirements of the following:


  • Significant and demonstrable knowledge and experience in one or more asset series within the Specification for Highways Works, and an understanding and appreciation for the importance of Specification in a Highways project. Essential       


  • Significant and demonstrable experience working with British Standards relative to Highways Engineering. Essential 


  • Good knowledge across all other asset series outside of the candidates specific knowledge area. Essential


    Working knowledge of Traffic Engineering, particularly in London, including bespoke TfL guidance and requirements. Desirable


  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal. Essential


Provides highway engineering expertise and assurance for the Engineering Directorate. Supports and/or undertakes the technical delivery of highway engineering activities and technical services throughout all stages of asset life cycle; design, delivery, commissioning and operation. Applies knowledge and analysis to achieve resolution of complex problems, whilst taking into account risk, legal constraints and business costs/benefits. Ensures that highways assets are safe, fit for purpose, and cost efficient to operate and maintain.


As per the job description for Engineer (Band 3) related to Highway Engineering, and:

• Educated to a HND standard or equivalent relevant experience

• Good Knowledge of one or more of: DMRB, MCHW, TSRGD & Traffic Signs Manual, Highways Act 1980

• Good knowledge of other national standards, specifications, and policies that govern Highway assets

• Knowledge of bespoke TfL standards, specifications and policies relating to Highway assets

• Knowledge of asset management and value engineering techniques

• Awareness of the NEC form of contract and its various options.


As per the job description for Engineer (Band 3), related to Highway Engineering and:

- Good communication and team work skills

- Ability to manage own time and resources to deliver results to time, cost and quality

- Ability to produce and/or interpret technical reports and documents

- Computer literate in MS Office and other specialist highway engineering software


As per the job description for Engineer (Band 3) related to Highway Engineering, and:

• Experience in delivering technical solutions to a project to meet challenging time, quality and costs requirements.

• Experience of providing professional advice and assurance to clients/sponsors, asset owners and delivery functions.

• Experience of assuring compliance of a technical asset.

• Experience in reviewing and analysing technical documents and data, and producing technical reports

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