Temporary Project Engineer – Highways

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Temporary Project Engineer - Highways
Contract / Temporary

W Berkshire 5211606

Posted: 22nd July 2022 11:25
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


    RG14 5LD

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Project Engineer - Highways

Reference no: W Berkshire 5211606

Working style – Preferably mixed, 2 days in the office / 3 days at home, but this could be reviewed for the right applicant.

To contribute to the delivery of the Environmental Department services in West Berkshire, in particular the Council’s duties as Lead Local Flood Authority.

To contribute to the provision of professional advice to the Council in relation to sustainable drainage systems, flood risk management and land drainage.

Specifics include:

  • Provide professional and technical services consistent with the post holders qualifications and experience in relation to the delivery of highways and transport services in West Berkshire and in particular land drainage and highway drainage projects.
  • Promote the use of sustainable drainage and assist with the duties of West Berkshire Council as a Lead Local Flood Authority.
  • Assess and respond to the planning department on drainage related development proposals in regard to planning consents. In particular review and encourage the use of sustainable drainage systems in accordance with the SuDS Manual and the council’s Sustainable Drainage Supplementary Planning Document [with an emphasis on naturalistic drainage and green infrastructure design strategies].
  • Develop and update the asset management database under the Flood and Water Management Act.
  • Assist in developing and delivering flood management initiatives and projects and to discharge the council’s flood risk management and land drainage functions under the statutory acts.
  • Engage with external bodies on the use of sustainable drainage and the council’s drainage policies.
  • Ensure that all projects fully comply with current Health and Safety legislation, in particular the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Degree plus 3 years or HNC plus 5 years (or equivalent) experience in Civil Engineering
  2. Experience in service provision in either the public or private sector with an emphasis on multi-disciplinary team working and stakeholder engagement in relation to sustainable drainage designs and dealing with stakeholders and the general public
  3. Knowledge of the Method of Measurement for Highway Works
  4. Working knowledge of the CDM Regulations
  5. ICT Skills:
    1. Ability to use Outlook, and a web browser to access information
    2. Basic ability to use Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
    3. Understanding of AutoCAD and other design related add-on packages


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  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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