Interim Infrastructure Engineer – Highways

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Interim Infrastructure Engineer – Highways
PORTSMOUTH
Interim Position

Portsmouth 5205634

Posted: 24th June 2022 08:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    £25.84 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months

  • PORTSMOUTH,

    PO1 2AL

What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Interim Infrastructure Engineer – Highways

Reference no: Portsmouth 5205634

To support senior engineers and to successfully design and deliver highway and/or structures schemes from inception through to completion. Schemes will range from small junction improvements through to multimillion pound major projects.

Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Design: To propose scheme options and prepare designs from inception through to detailed design and subsequent implementation in accordance with current national and local design standards and policies; giving consideration to health and safety, equalities and sustainability.
  • Project Management: To establish agreed solutions with interested parties, which meet engineering and environmental considerations. To establish achievable scheme programmes. To manage external consultants, as well as project staff to ensure targets are achieved.
  • Financial Control: To prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs to ensure completion within agreed budgets. Project costs being works, predicted maintenance costs and design and site supervision fees.
  • Scheme Implementation: To prepare, tender and assess contract documentation, to ensure the construction of works on site are to programme and within project budget. To provide technical input and project management throughout the construction period. Agreeing final measures.
  • Communication: To represent the team and ultimately City Council at meetings, to assist and carry out consultations on scheme proposals and to advise members as necessary. To consult with project clients, project team, consultants and the general public. To prepare reports, as required.
  • Training: To maintain personal technical expertise in new methods and technologies. To encourage assistant engineers/students to pursue personal development through effective supervision and allocation of work.

 

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

  1. Qualifications:
    1. Educated to HND or degree level in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).
    2. An appropriate professional qualification (e.g., CEng or IEng) together with membership of the appropriate professional body. (e.g., ICE) or clear evidence that they are working toward these.
    3. A suitable project management qualification e.g., Prince 2 - desirable
  2. Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
    1. Able to carry out engineering projects with values up to £500,000 from initiation through to completion without continual direction and with minimal input from line manager above this level.
    2. A good level of technical expertise.
    3. Able to consistently deliver projects to programme and budget, including setting targets, monitoring progress, and allocating resources.
    4. Good experience of contract documentation preparation.
    5. Effective communication and reporting skills. The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
    6. Able to consult competently with both internal and external stakeholders.
  3. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)

 

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  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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Interim Infrastructure Engineer – Highways
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