Your New role
National Highways have an excellentopportunity for a Drainage Engineer to join our team in the East region. Within this role, you will be undertaking the identification and evaluation of asset data and needs to develop early solutions, in line with agreed methodologies and prioritisation criteria and the designing of highway renewals and maintenance schemes.
You will be required to drive as part of your role and you will need to have a full clean driving license to be considered for this position and during employment.
What youll be leading on
Develop early solutions for drainage improvements and/or renewals, including the compiling of relevant documents, evidence adoptions for value management, considering new techniques, materials, buildability, and costs.
Ensure that asset data and condition information is captured and maintained in the relevant database(s), in line with agreed standards and timescales.
Identify, prepare briefs and support delivery of survey works that support the improvement and/or renewal of drainage assets.
Develop technical briefs provided to external design services contractor for improvement and renewals work.
Design of highway renewals and maintenance schemes for drainage schemes.
Review and work with our Major Projects division and third party developers to ensure maintenance is considered during design and construction of scheme.
Ensure excellent customer service and lead with answering queries.
To be successful
Civil Engineering degree (or similar) with post graduate experience or significant vocational experience in a drainage or highways setting.
Knowledge and experience of promoting drainage renewals (or similar) schemes / projects with the ability to work within budgets.
Knowledge of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges standards and their application on the highway network and a good knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations.
Experience of working closely with other internal/external teams, Contractors, Local Authorities Customers and stakeholders.
Awareness of the Drainage Data Management System and how data is populated.
Knowledge of highway drainage maintenance techniques and methods of mitigation.
A bit about us
Making sure our customers have safe and reliable journeys is at the heart of everything we do in Operations. We keep the roads open for business and play a key role in making sure the network we manage is fit for purpose today and for the future. We achieve this through the delivery our capital programme, supporting customers on the road with our Traffic Officer Service and managing incidents effectively.
ABOUT US Why you should join us
At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. Were proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.
So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it then youll be a great fit for our organisation.
Our benefits package
Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Flexible hours and blended working between base location/home
Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
Health and wellbeing support, including anEmployee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience
And we are
Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
Community friendly offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year plus an extra 3 days to support the national Covid effort
If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:
Right to work check
3 year employment history references
DBS criminal record check
Social media and adverse journalism check
Driving licence check (if applicable)
Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)
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