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Senior Highway Engineer

Transport

Highways

Salford Civic Centre

URBAN VISION PARTNERSHIP LTD
SALFORD CIVIC CENTRE
CHORLEY ROAD
SWINTON, M27 5AS


Senior Highway Engineer
Working Hours: 36
Grade: 4A £32,233 - £35,229
Contract Type: Permanent 

About us
Urban Vision is a Joint Venture Partnership between Capita, Salford City Council and Galliford Try. We are based in Swinton, within the Salford district of Greater Manchester employing approximately 360 staff in a wide range of integrated professional support services solutions. Capabilities include a full range of property surveying and management disciplines, full design and cost control services, extensive highways and civil engineering design capability plus town planning, development control and policy services.

Our key client is Salford City Council although we have expanded our client base to a number of other clients and commissions both within the North West and nationally.

We currently have an exciting vacancy within our team to enable us to continue to build on our success and also bring new experience, knowledge and ideas into the team.

About you
Your style and approach will reflect our values: you will be passionate about what you do always striving to improve things; valuing and respecting others’ contribution, you will work together to deliver a better service; you will take pride in always getting things right first time and learn from when things do go wrong; you will enjoy taking personal responsibility to resolve issues and change what you do and how you do it to make a difference.

You will require the ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients’ needs and to respond to targets set by others.

You will have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of highway design;
You will possess a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council; OR possess a Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering or a related subject.

You will possess or be working towards IEng / CEng with the ICE or a relevant body.

About the role
Urban Vision’s Engineering & Infrastructure team deliver a comprehensive design service covering all
aspects of highways, bridges, structures & landscape design on behalf of Salford City Council.

As a Senior Engineer in the Engineering and Infrastructure team you will manage and undertake the feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and supervision of the construction of a range of civil engineering and highway projects including the preparation of tender and contract documentation. You should be able to consult and negotiate on engineering schemes and contractual matters.

You will require the ability to set and work to personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients’ needs and to respond to targets set by others.

You will abide by the objectives and targets of both the section and the department and follow procedures and practices utilised in all aspects of the work, including computerised and manual systems and the maintenance of relevant records. 
 
 
About the benefits 
We will welcome you in a friendly environment where your personal and professional development will be encouraged. We value your work-life balance so we offer flexible working and wellbeing options to suit your needs.

Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at https://www.salford.gov.uk/gdpr .
 
Role Profile - Senior Highway Engineer.docx

salary from

£32,233.00

contract

permanent

working hours

full time

application deadline

11 59 pm

4th Nov 2018