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Civil/Highways Engineer

Job Description

Civil Engineer

3 months, Inside IR35



  • To support the Team Leader/Project Manager or where appropriate take responsibility for the preparation of design, calculations, drawings, contract documentation, estimates, reports, surveys for assigned projects and undertake such other duties as are allocated.
  • Using your engineering knowledge undertake design activities from feasibility studies to detailed design and procurement. To identify problems and the constraints of a site, and in consideration of the aims and objectives of a project develop bespoke design solutions and using your engineering judgement make recommendations based on your conclusions.
  • Actively monitor and supervise assigned schemes to deliver on time and to budget.
  • To act as Supervisor and monitor the technical control of construction of works and supporting the Project Manager and/or Project Manager's Representative on and under any Contract(s). To include the measurement of works and prepare accounts for interim and final accounts. Check that works are carried out in accordance with the contract and specification. Supervise and check works undertaken by approved contractors.
  • To liaise with other agencies, statutory undertakers and stakeholders on behalf of the County Council and other clients
  • To incorporate ecological and biodiversity matters into design and construction processes.
  • To address health and safety policies and arrangements in a proactive manner to ensure that a high standard of safe working practices are maintained.


  • HND or similar in engineering related discipline
  • An understanding of Health & Safety legislation and CDM Regulations
  • An appreciation of the current construction legislation, law and best practice
  • Knowledge of the range of civil engineering procedures from feasibility to construction
  • An appreciation of Environmental Legislation
  • Knowledge of Chapter 8 TM
  • Good practical experience of Highway Resurfacing and Maintenance projects
  • Experience of working within a team delivering service on time and to budget.
  • Experience in dealing with Operational workforce
  • Experience of job costing methods, financial planning and budget management.

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