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Full-time Highways Design Engineer (Carlisle)

at Capita Symonds in Carlisle

Job Description


The purpose of this job is to design and deliver highway design work, for a range of clients, both public and private sector clients. Successful candidates will be responsible for:

• Oversee a programme of road feasibility studies, designs and reports
• Undertake road feasibility studies, designs and reports
• Ensuring designs are carried out in accordance with current (DMRB) design standards taking into account CDM (Construction Design Management) legislation, whole life costing, value and risk management.
• Programme management of all commissioned work
• Contribution to other fee earning consultancy work – primarily in other Civils orientated projects, when required
Projects will include highway improvements for local authority road network including commercial and residential developments and require feasibility studies, detail design, cost estimates and programming inputObjective Qualities

Candidates should possess the following qualities:

• Major infrastructure design experience
• BEng/BSc Civil Engineering
• Ability to design both major and minor infrastructure schemes
• Extensive knowledge of highway design procedures.
• Extensive knowledge of Contract preparation.
• Proficient in a wide range of IT skills including Microsoft Office
• Full driving licence

Ideally, candidates should also possess the following qualities:

• Chartered or Incorporated Engineer Status (MICE)
• Extensive knowledge of DMRB
• Knowledge of project management techniques
• Knowledge of ECC form of contract and ECI
• Knowledge of AutoCAD and MX
• Specialism in Drainage
• High level of presentation and communication skills
• Good report writing skills



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