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Highways Engineer

  • Job reference: JAMC525
  • Location: Hackney, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Highways Engineers (All Levels), Mechanical Engineers (All Levels), Project Management, Structural Engineers (All Levels)
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Job description: A local authority based in North London is looking for a Highways Engineer to join their Design Engineering team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have experience with all manner of highways design projects, have a full professional qualification and ideally experience within a local authority setting.

The main purpose of the role is to be engaged in the design of safety, accident prevention and cycle schemes, whilst also being involved in the implementation of schemes that have reached this stage in the implementation process. Design will involve extensive use of AutoCAD.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

Assisting in the managing, progressing, designing and implementing of road safety engineering, cycle, bus priority, liveable neighbourhood, school streets, play streets and public realm enhancement schemes.
Managing and progressing civil or highway engineering matters/schemes.
Achieving timely & effective highway and civil engineering outcomes, which uphold the Council's core values and meet the challenges of best value and comprehensive performance assessment.
Deputising for the Principal Engineer as required on a limited basis.
Ensuring statutory and legal obligations are delivered and communicated in a customer focused manner, optimising available resources.
Representing the Council, in conjunction with colleagues, as an expert spokesperson on issues related to the functional area.
Taking responsibility for the supervision of staff (when necessary) and contributing towards staff training, development and performance.
Continually reviewing professional standards to ensure health and external recognition and accreditation of the service.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £20 p/hr Umbrella Ltd - £24 p/hr Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience and qualifications, so if this sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.