Design Engineer – Project Delivery

Design Engineer – Project Delivery 150 150 TCLRec
Design Engineer - Project Delivery
Interim Position

CCC (HQ) 16720

Posted: 7th February 2024 16:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £288.46 per day PAYE depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday - Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 12 months


    PE28 4YE

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Interim Design Engineer - Project Delivery

Reference no: CCC (HQ) 16720

Pay Rate: up to £288.46 per day PAYE depending on experience

Hours per week: 35 Monday - Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 12 months


To support the Group Manager Design and Delivery and other managers within P&S indelivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.

The team will work with wider teams within Project Delivery to progress local infrastructure projects with varied levels of difficulty, being the main point of contact, and centre of excellence on those projects which require design input. The team will be responsible for developing the design of the project in line with CDM 2015 requirements to meet the agreed objectives, whilst working to a defined scope, budget, and programme.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the wider design team in developing projects that best meet the needs of the local community by actively seeking input from local members, key stakeholders, potential users, and the local community, throughout the design of projects.
  • Ensure project sponsors are kept informed of project progress and queries are dealt with sympathetically and within agreed response times.
  • Capable of explaining technical design aspects to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Assist in all aspects of the planning and design of local infrastructure projects (e.g., highways, bridges, rights of way, etc)
  • Assist in ensuring projects take due regard of the needs of all users of the network, especially those who are vulnerable or have particular needs.
  • Assist in liaison with colleagues across the directorate and the Council to ensure the service / projects are delivered in the most efficient, effective, and co-ordinated manner.
  • Be the design lead on less complex infrastructure projects in agreement with your line manager.
  • Assist with the engagement of key partners such as the District Councils, Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail, Environment Agency, Local Enterprise
  • Partnership, Community Groups, and others as required, to deliver infrastructure projects that meet the Council’s and partners’ objectives.

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • HNC in Civil Engineering or related subject, or equivalent NVQ/BTEC
  • Completion of a Level 5 apprenticeship in Civil Engineering or equivalent experience through current job role and further learning to Level 4.
  • Attaining a relevant professional membership qualification e.g., EngTech MCIHT.


  • Knowledge of traffic management.
  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 requirements.


  • Previous experience designing varied highway infrastructure projects – local authority or consultant

Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good letter writing and report writing skills
  • Computer literate including an understanding of spreadsheet and database packages, and computer aided design software.
  • Be able to attend meetings out of hours when necessary
  • Can visit offices and sites, when necessary, where public transport is limited.


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Job Ref: CCC (HQ) 16720
Design Engineer - Project Delivery
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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