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Highways - Principal/Associate Engineer (Cardiff)


Capita PLC
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Transport and Highways Jobs
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Principal/Associate Highways Engineer (AD)

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Associate level Highways Engineer or career seeking Principal professional to join Capita Infrastructure’s team based in Cardiff (St Mellons) focussing on the Redstart JV project portfolio and supporting a varied and stimulating range of regional and UK investment projects.

The Role: An Associate Highways Engineer is a critically important position and role in our organisation with key responsibilities to direct, organise and contribute to the development and implementation of projects and programmes of work. It encompasses undertaking all the technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design including buildability and value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site. This role requires a strong and proven client service management attitude

You shall implement projects effectively and commercially to meet the requirements of the brief, quality standards, health and safety and environmental standards to both national and corporate standards, applying all project management requirements including clear communications, reporting, financial management and customer relationship management. You’ll also have a key role managing, organising and motivating a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects covering a range of complexities.

Responsibilities Guide

* Ensuring compliance of the team’s work with a high regard to SHEW (Safety, Health, Environmental and Well Being including application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation.
* Effective and supportive management of members of the team. Including programming and allocating work and assisting in the training and development of staff, setting goals and monitoring their performance.
* Applying Capita’s Values and Behaviours.
* Achieve personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients’ needs and to respond to targets set by others.
* • Excellent communication skills. All forms - general and technical level with team members and clients including senior client managers.
* Necessary skills to undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
* Preparing schemes for tender using the NEC3 family of Forms of Contract, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works including use of Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement.
* Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.
* Supervising and monitoring works on site, making valuations for payment assessments, chairing and managing progress meetings, identification and assessment of additional payments due to variation orders or compensation events, determination of project final accounts and completing the defects period.
* Able to assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work.
* 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.

Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skills

* A Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
* A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
* Proven client service management experience
* An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
* 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.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Skills

* Experience of Welsh Government/Highways England delivery would be advantageous
* To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems.
* A full UK driving licence.

CAPITA Infrastructure Projects (Highways)

Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure is one of the UK’s largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. We have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

Our focussed Highway Sector (circa 320) supports infrastructure owners and operators to better manage, adapt and develop their assets to address the engineering and technological challenges of modern transport infrastructure. We deliver the infrastructure that connects people, places and supports thriving economies. We deliver high profile and complex schemes across the public and private sector as outlined in our current brochure [Capita – Delivering the UK’s Highway Infrastructure]

We do much more than simply delivering projects; we design, manage and partner. We focus on building strategic relationships with our clients - delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention. We support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that we direct effort where it is most needed.

Our large Cardiff office (circa 150) co-locates Capita and the Redstart JV Company teams. The team operates frameworks covering the majority of Welsh Unitary Authorities and key projects presently include: The 5 Mile lane highway upgrade (airport link) in the Vale of Glanorgan; 4 major infrastructure projects in Rhondda Cynon Taff – Llanharan By Pass, Cynon Gateway North, Coed Ely Dualling and Gelli Treorchy project; a wide range of Active Travel programme projects. The majority of the projects will continue into the next 3-5 years.

Personal Attributes

 Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with management and staff at all levels.
 Excellent organisational skills.
 Have an outgoing, confident and friendly manner.

Package

 Salary (depending upon experience).
 Contractual working hours 37.5 per week with flexible working arrangements.
 Annual leave-25 days (plus statutory).
 Company Pension Scheme.
 Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more.
 Professional subscriptions paid

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop their career within Capita through the Capita Career Progression Scheme structured approach, including support for obtaining further relevant professional qualifications. 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.

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now.

“Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership”
Principal/Associate Highways Engineer (AD)

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Associate level Highways Engineer or career seeking Principal professional to join Capita Infrastructure’s team based in Cardiff (St Mellons) focussing on the Redstart JV project portfolio and supporting a varied and stimulating range of regional and UK investment projects.

The Role: An Associate Highways Engineer is a critically important position and role in our organisation with key responsibilities to direct, organise and contribute to the development and implementation of projects and programmes of work. It encompasses undertaking all the technical aspects required for project delivery including feasibility, concept design including buildability and value engineering, detailed design, preparation of tender and contract documentation, invitation of tenders and supervision of construction works on site. This role requires a strong and proven client service management attitude

You shall implement projects effectively and commercially to meet the requirements of the brief, quality standards, health and safety and environmental standards to both national and corporate standards, applying all project management requirements including clear communications, reporting, financial management and customer relationship management. You’ll also have a key role managing, organising and motivating a team of engineers and technicians to deliver a variety of projects covering a range of complexities.

Responsibilities Guide

* Ensuring compliance of the team’s work with a high regard to SHEW (Safety, Health, Environmental and Well Being including application of the CDM Regulations and other legislation.
* Effective and supportive management of members of the team. Including programming and allocating work and assisting in the training and development of staff, setting goals and monitoring their performance.
* Applying Capita’s Values and Behaviours.
* Achieve personal deadlines and targets to meet the requirements of programmes of work, to meet clients’ needs and to respond to targets set by others.
* • Excellent communication skills. All forms - general and technical level with team members and clients including senior client managers.
* Necessary skills to undertaking feasibility studies including preparing reports, cost estimates, investigating problems, and identifying of options.
* Preparing schemes for tender using the NEC3 family of Forms of Contract, Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works including use of Specification for Highway Works and the Standard Method of Measurement.
* Arranging the procurement of highway improvement works through competitive tendering.
* Supervising and monitoring works on site, making valuations for payment assessments, chairing and managing progress meetings, identification and assessment of additional payments due to variation orders or compensation events, determination of project final accounts and completing the defects period.
* Able to assist in preparing fee estimates and bid work.
* 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.

Essential Qualifications/Experience/Skills

* A Bachelors or Masters degree in Civil Engineering or a related subject accredited by the Engineering Council OR you will already be or fast approaching Chartered Member status of the Institution of Civil Engineers (CEng MICE).
* A minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in the design, implementation and supervision of all aspects of highways and civil engineering design and construction.
* Proven client service management experience
* An extensive knowledge and understanding of the relevant legislation, standards and procedures. A working knowledge of standard highway and civil engineering specifications, conditions of contract and methods of measurement.
* 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.

Desirable Qualifications/Experience/Skills

* Experience of Welsh Government/Highways England delivery would be advantageous
* To demonstrate initiative and ingenuity in solving engineering problems.
* A full UK driving licence.

CAPITA Infrastructure Projects (Highways)

Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure is one of the UK’s largest multifaceted consultancies, delivering property and infrastructure projects on a local, national and international scale. We have over 4,000 employees at 50 offices in the UK and internationally, offering a vast range of professional and technical expertise across an unrivalled number of services. The breadth and depth of our experience ensures that we are able to add value to any project, regardless of its size, complexity or sector.

Our focussed Highway Sector (circa 320) supports infrastructure owners and operators to better manage, adapt and develop their assets to address the engineering and technological challenges of modern transport infrastructure. We deliver the infrastructure that connects people, places and supports thriving economies. We deliver high profile and complex schemes across the public and private sector as outlined in our current brochure [Capita – Delivering the UK’s Highway Infrastructure]

We do much more than simply delivering projects; we design, manage and partner. We focus on building strategic relationships with our clients - delivering a comprehensive service across their portfolio and optimising the benefits of continuous improvement in design quality, efficiency, cost reduction and knowledge retention. We support them at all stages of a project or programme, and our understanding of the key risks and challenges means that we direct effort where it is most needed.

Our large Cardiff office (circa 150) co-locates Capita and the Redstart JV Company teams. The team operates frameworks covering the majority of Welsh Unitary Authorities and key projects presently include: The 5 Mile lane highway upgrade (airport link) in the Vale of Glanorgan; 4 major infrastructure projects in Rhondda Cynon Taff – Llanharan By Pass, Cynon Gateway North, Coed Ely Dualling and Gelli Treorchy project; a wide range of Active Travel programme projects. The majority of the projects will continue into the next 3-5 years.

Personal Attributes

 Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with management and staff at all levels.
 Excellent organisational skills.
 Have an outgoing, confident and friendly manner.

Package

 Salary (depending upon experience).
 Contractual working hours 37.5 per week with flexible working arrangements.
 Annual leave-25 days (plus statutory).
 Company Pension Scheme.
 Voluntary Benefit Options, including; childcare vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more.
 Professional subscriptions paid

The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop their career within Capita through the Capita Career Progression Scheme structured approach, including support for obtaining further relevant professional qualifications. 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.

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process – click apply now.

“Capita operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership”
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