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Assistant Highways Engineer
£negotiable plus benefits
Salford has changed and is continuing to change: at the heart of our approach are ambitious plans to transform Salford into a modern global city where we can all make a real difference to the lives of Salford people. As a people centred and values based organisation Salford really is a great place to work. With a positive permission culture and can do approach, we embrace innovation and encourage performance.
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.
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 have a minimum of 2-3 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects, in highway design.
possess or be working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council; OR
possess or be working towards a Higher National Diploma in Civil Engineering or a related subject.
About the role
You will undertake the feasibility studies, conceptual, preliminary and detailed design, procurement and supervision of the construction of a range of civil engineering and highway projects.
You will have a working knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. Possess an extensive working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
You will be required to liaise with Clients, Stakeholders, and the public on projects.
You will be able to demonstrate recent experience in the following:
The ability to deal appropriately and effectively with external organisations, statutory bodies and clients;
Undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options;
Working knowledge of the relevant legislation and guidelines including the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, British and European Standards, Eurocodes and Codes of Practice;
To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems;
Working capability to use AutoCAD software in the preparation of designs and drawings.
What’s in it for you?
At Capita, training and development aren’t optional extras: they’re how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you a company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.
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