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Highways Engineer

  • Job reference: JAMC492
  • Location: Havering, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Highways Engineers (All Levels)
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Job description: A Highways Engineer is required for an ongoing agency role, to be based around the East London area for a local authority client. This is a full time position and the successful candidate will hold a relevant qualification in Civil Engineering or equivalent, have experience in a similar highways role and ideally will have experience in a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to manage civil engineering projects/tasks from inception to completion. In addition, to carry out civil engineering duties that can include technical advice, feasibility exercises, surveys, investigations, and reports. Also, all work associated with the design and construction of projects/tasks.

The main responsibilities associated with this position are as follows;

Delivery of highways service and individual projects.
Assist the Principal Engineer, Senior Engineers and colleagues in the development of the service operationally within the priorities of the service area and the overall aims of the client.
Assist the Principal Engineer and Senior Engineers in service delivery.
To deputise when appropriate for the Principal Engineer and Senior Engineers.
Report progress on the tasks, schemes and programmes to the Principal Engineer and Senior Engineers.
Formation and maintenance of professional working relationships with elected Members.
To support the Principal Engineer, Project Manager and Senior Engineers in sustaining a positive working partnership with elected Members, especially in relation to their Community and Cabinet Member roles.

The client is looking to appoint quickly to this position and as such are offering £25 p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £30 p/hr Umbrella Ltd for the duration of the role depending on experience/qualifications. If this position sounds of interest please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.