Contract Lead Highways Engineer

Our client is on the lookout for a Contract Lead Engineer who will be responsible for managing and organising reactive maintenance to highway infrastructure, ensuring the successful delivery of highway improvement schemes, as well as acting as the project manager on various projects such as junction capacity projects, sustainable travel projects and safety projects. This opportunity is outside IR35

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Paid overtime.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Varied and interesting work.
  • Excellent career progression prospects.
  • Organised social events.
  • Financially secure family run business.
  • Friendly and supportive office environment.

What you need to succeed:

  • Experience of managing and liaising with the design consultant and the contractor for civils works, street lighting and traffic signals
  • Experience of developing a collaborative programme to ensure that all parties achieve the deadlines that are set, along with producing reports and monitoring budgets.
  • Providing cost estimates, monitoring budgets and producing spend profiles
  • Experience in planning, designing, evaluating, project managing major traffic engineering schemes and measures to improve traffic flow and junction capacity
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to ensure good housekeeping in relation to project documentation
  • Knowledge of Highways legal matters relating to delivery of highways projects by 3rd parties, particularly those relating to S278 and S38 and S106 agreements
  • Knowledge of development control policies, standards and procedures and legal agreements, and experience of development management matters relating to highways, traffic, and drainage issues for major schemes.

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Summary information

  • Location: Merseyside
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job sector: Civil Engineer
  • Salary: £40 – £45 per hour (Outside IR35)
  • Published: June 25, 2024