Monday , May 20 2024

Portsmouth City Council Vacancies – Highway Engineer

Website Portsmouth City Council

Job Description:

We are the Infrastructure Section, which forms part of the City Council’s Regeneration Directorate.

We focus on three core areas, which are coastal and drainage, highways and project management and work on a variety of civil engineering projects across the city of Portsmouth to support the realisation of the Council’s Plan. We aim to produce exemplar work, through recordable and monitored processes, to a high standard, that others aspire towards.

Job Responsibilities:

In this role you will support senior engineers and successfully design and deliver highway and/or structures schemes from inception through to completion. Schemes will range from small junction improvements through to multimillion pound major projects. You will propose scheme options and prepare designs from inception through to detailed design and subsequent implementation, as well as establish agreed solutions with interested parties, which meet engineering and environmental considerations. You will prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs to ensure completion within agreed budgets and prepare, tender and assess contract documentation. You will represent the team and Council at meetings and maintain technical expertise in new methods and technologies.

Job Requirements:

You will need to be educated to degree or Higher National Diploma level in Civil Engineering or have equivalent experience. Ideally you will have an appropriate professional qualification (for example CEng or IEng) together with membership of the appropriate professional body, or clear evidence you are working towards this. You should have the ability to carry out engineering projects up to £500,000 from initiation to completion without continual direction. You will have a good level of technical expertise and be able to consistently deliver projects to programme and budget. You will have experience of contract documentation preparation and good communication and reporting skills. You will be able to liaise with internal and external stakeholders and offer advice and mentoring to colleagues.

Job Details:

Company: Portsmouth City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, GB

Application Deadline: N/A

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