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Highways Engineer

A Local Authority based in West London is looking for a Highways Engineer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Highways/Engineering qualification, extensive experience within highways divisions, ability to design and undertake varying highways projects and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.


The main purpose of the role is to deliver engineering projects involving design and construction including highway, traffic management, works for developers, work for other departments, and other related municipal engineering works carried out within the Highways Division.



The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;



Degree level Engineering Qualification


Extensive experience in Highways Design/Implementation


Health and Safety Conscious/Qualification


Local authority Experience



The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;



To design engineering schemes to meet clients requirements.


To carry out investigations, (including site investigations), and feasibility studies to determine whether projects are financially or technically viable.


To carry out the tendering process for the delivery of engineering schemes under the Councils Contract Code.


To apply for and carry out necessary procedures (including producing drawings, issuing press notices) for planning permission for various schemes.


To undertake contract management including supervising works contractors to ensure compliance with contractual and statutory requirements.

This includes issuing works orders, giving technical approval, assessing valuations and certifying completion of works.


To keep all necessary financial and other records relating to the activities of the post holder, providing estimates or quotations as required and certifying invoices raised accordingly.


To authorise and expedite works on a rechargeable basis to private and utility companies, developers, frontagers and others to maximise financial recovery and prevent highway infrastructure deterioration.


To prepare highway legal agreements, designs, contract documents, works programmes, estimates, quotations, and tenders.



The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £30 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£720 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 .



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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £30 per hour + Umbrella Ltd rate
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2021-07-28 16:42:58 -

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