Your new role
As an Engineer within our Midlandsbased Drainage team, youll provide deep specialism and technical expertise to engineers involved in the identification and evaluation of asset specific needs and early solutions. Youll assure adherence to defined asset policies and standards, and act as the technical authority for the specific asset class(es) in scope.
You may be required to work unsociable hours.
You will be required to drive as part of your role and will need to have a full clean driving licenseto be considered for this position and during employment.
What youll be leading on
Ensure the health and safety needs and wellbeing of customers and employees are fully considered and accounted for throughout the planning and delivery of each service activity.
Work on and progress the development of early solutions for improvements and/or renewals, including the compiling and checking of relevant documents, evidence and options for value management, taking into account new techniques, materials, buildability and costs.
Ensure that asset data and condition information is captured and maintained in the relevant database(s).
Identify, prepare briefs and support delivery of survey works that support the improvement and/or renewal of assets.
Provide technical support to Project Managers by providing materials approvals, vetting of contractors compliance, inspection support on site, and reviewing of Health and Safety files.
Develop the technical briefs provided to the design and construction contractors for improvement and renewals work.
Interface with National Highways Safety, Engineering and Standards (SES) colleagues, and provide input into the development of and/or review of standards, documentation, and methods of working in the relevant area of expertise.
To be successful
A Degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant discipline for Civil Engineering.
Experience working in civil engineering relating to drainage and associated highway works.
Knowledge of the DMRB (Design Manual for Roads and Bridges), DDMS (Drainage Maintenance Management System) as a minimum and other associated standards/guidance, relative to the role.
Training and experience in the preparation and understanding of AutoCAD engineering drawings.
Site experience including working on high-speed highways.
Have undertaken appropriate training in health and safety and CDM (Construction Design Management Regulations).
A bit about us
Operations is at the heart of keeping the strategic road network moving and ensuring our customers get the best possible experience when using our roads.
We address over 39,000 customer enquiries every month, plan and deliver all maintenance activities on the network, drive efficiencies and improvements across our systems and roads, and respond to incidents across 4,500 miles of motorways and major A-roads that we manage. All to make sure National Highways customers have safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys.