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Senior Civil Engineer


Amey PLC
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Civil Engineering Jobs
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About Amey

Amey and Trafford Council are working in partnership to deliver environmental and infrastructure services for Trafford. The new partnership, formed in 2015, delivers commercial and domestic waste collections, street cleaning, grounds maintenance, highways services, bridges, road safety, street lighting and furniture, drainage and property services. The partnership will maintain and improve nearly 800 km of roads, 17,000 km footways, 150 structures, 30,000 street columns and illuminated signs and 37 parks, in addition to collecting waste from 97,000 households for 15 years. Innovative, new technology will be introduced across the services to deliver a more efficient approach for the Council and the residents of Trafford.

The Amey Trafford Consulting account provides the local highway authority function and the delivery tool for both TMBC and TfGM schemes. It presently comprises 32 engineers, technicians and support staff, organised into four teams dealing with Traffic, Development Control & Drainage, Highway Maintenance and Highway structures. The team is growing due to successful bids and the resulting increased workload. The account has a significant forward work programme, additionally

Amey, on behalf of Trafford Council, has been successful in winning a number of high profile bids, as part of the Mayors Challenge Fund (MCF) this success has resulted in the need to recruit staff to assist in the delivery of a range of large often complex projects. The bids won to date provide the chance to deliver projects based on quality rather than cost, thereby allowing a great opportunity to utilise skills acquired and apply them to developing innovative concepts to project development

What is the purpose of this role?

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will support our continued growth and increasing workload through the production of civil designs, and provide a unique chance to join a highly skilled highways design team.

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Principal Engineer with leading the Highways Capital Maintenance team working on highway asset management and the highway capital programme. You will take a leading role in the development and delivery of the Trafford One Partnership Highways Capital Programme of works, including Asset Management, Streetlighting and Drainage.

You will be working on the delivery of not only the One Trafford Partnership but supporting in delivering the Transport for Greater Manchester project and initiatives, Amey’s wider business community and stakeholders.

What will this role involve?

The MCF aims to kick start the delivery of the GM Cycling and Walking Commissioner’s Made to Move report and continue Greater Manchester’s journey to becoming a city region where walking and cycling are the natural choices for shorter journeys, as set out in Greater Manchester's Transport Strategy 2040. Also, supporting this is The Bee Network infrastructure proposal, which aims to create the UK’s largest cycling and walking network.

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Traffic Engineer. The successful candidate will support our continued growth and increasing workload through the production of civil designs, and provide a unique chance to join a highly skilled highways design team.

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Principal Engineer with leading the Traffic and Transportation team working on Traffic asset management and the Traffic capital programmes for TfGM and Trafford. You will take a leading role in the development and delivery of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund, TfGM Growth deals, Traffic Management schemes, Integrated transport, public realm and road safety improvement schemes, delivering project and initiatives, to the wider community and stakeholders.

The key responsibilities are:

* Manage multi discepilnary teams to deliver a wide variety of complex projects

* To have an proven knowledge of Community Engagement and how it can be utilised in a Traffic & Transportation environment

* Prepare technical reports for both internal and external purposes.

* Provide technical support including project advice and design assessments

* Prepare / Check project design briefs, health and safety

* Manage, nonitior and report financial and resources stage assessments for Senior Management and Clients

* Prepare and develop bid opportunities with partners and stakeholders

* Preparation of solutions at various design stages of a project; preparation of drawings, reports, specifications and estimates

* Support and assist in planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances, including all gateway controls.

* Reporting back to DfT /TfGM and other Stakeholders, supporting programme development and bids

* Develop and deliver of a programme of works for the Client, managing all stages.

* Undertake technical work checks and approvals of drawings, Health and Safety packages and communications programmes

* Resolve technical problems and issues to support the delivery of projects or design objective

* Resolve enquiries from Councillors, the public and stakeholders to support the delivery of the contract, projects or design objectives

* Assist with continuous improvement in the services provided by the team

* Assist less experienced colleagues in ensuring compliance with pre-defined standards

What are we looking for?

Qualifications:

You will have attained an HNC/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or similar and be working towards or have attained Chartered status of the Institution of Civil Engineers / Institution of Highways and Transportation or similar.

Knowledge / Experience:

* The applicant will need to demonstrate they have the key skills/knowledge in the following areas:

* Demonstrate an understanding of Civil Engineering design to DMRB, HCWH, Standards and Sewers for Adoption

* Experience in the use of AutoCAD 2D /3D, MX and Micro-Drainage

* Understanding of Highway Asset Management delivery, Whole Government Accounts and UKPMS data gathering processes

* Experience of Horizons or similar UKPMS software systems

* Experience in working on both Local Authority and Capital maintenance and /or developer-led schemes as part of a multi-disciplinary design team

* Experience in Policy and report writing development, Highway Capital programme and Drainage and/or flood alleviation works

* Ability to undertake site surveys, including topographical and asset data gathering.

* Knowledge of highway design products, standards and protocols for scheme development and delivery

* Stakeholder management.

* Budget monitoring and project management

* Demonstrated experience in a client-facing position.

* Understanding of Civil Engineering design to DMRB, HCWH, Standards and Sewers for Adoption

* Understanding of highway surfacing materials CDM Regulations and street works permit schemes

* Knowledge of Highways Act and Traffic Act

* CDM knowledge

* Development of Safe systems of work and risk assessments

What makes this role unique?

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking. Then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. We’re proud of what we do because we’re all given the freedom to perform - it’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges. You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You’ll be stretched - but have the right environment and support to excel. We’ll recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your ambition as well as the shared one.

We don’t believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask the right questions to arrive at smarter solutions because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means smarter outcomes for our clients, our communities, and ourselves.
About Amey

Amey and Trafford Council are working in partnership to deliver environmental and infrastructure services for Trafford. The new partnership, formed in 2015, delivers commercial and domestic waste collections, street cleaning, grounds maintenance, highways services, bridges, road safety, street lighting and furniture, drainage and property services. The partnership will maintain and improve nearly 800 km of roads, 17,000 km footways, 150 structures, 30,000 street columns and illuminated signs and 37 parks, in addition to collecting waste from 97,000 households for 15 years. Innovative, new technology will be introduced across the services to deliver a more efficient approach for the Council and the residents of Trafford.

The Amey Trafford Consulting account provides the local highway authority function and the delivery tool for both TMBC and TfGM schemes. It presently comprises 32 engineers, technicians and support staff, organised into four teams dealing with Traffic, Development Control & Drainage, Highway Maintenance and Highway structures. The team is growing due to successful bids and the resulting increased workload. The account has a significant forward work programme, additionally

Amey, on behalf of Trafford Council, has been successful in winning a number of high profile bids, as part of the Mayors Challenge Fund (MCF) this success has resulted in the need to recruit staff to assist in the delivery of a range of large often complex projects. The bids won to date provide the chance to deliver projects based on quality rather than cost, thereby allowing a great opportunity to utilise skills acquired and apply them to developing innovative concepts to project development

What is the purpose of this role?

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Civil Engineer. The successful candidate will support our continued growth and increasing workload through the production of civil designs, and provide a unique chance to join a highly skilled highways design team.

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Principal Engineer with leading the Highways Capital Maintenance team working on highway asset management and the highway capital programme. You will take a leading role in the development and delivery of the Trafford One Partnership Highways Capital Programme of works, including Asset Management, Streetlighting and Drainage.

You will be working on the delivery of not only the One Trafford Partnership but supporting in delivering the Transport for Greater Manchester project and initiatives, Amey’s wider business community and stakeholders.

What will this role involve?

The MCF aims to kick start the delivery of the GM Cycling and Walking Commissioner’s Made to Move report and continue Greater Manchester’s journey to becoming a city region where walking and cycling are the natural choices for shorter journeys, as set out in Greater Manchester's Transport Strategy 2040. Also, supporting this is The Bee Network infrastructure proposal, which aims to create the UK’s largest cycling and walking network.

Due to the increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Traffic Engineer. The successful candidate will support our continued growth and increasing workload through the production of civil designs, and provide a unique chance to join a highly skilled highways design team.

This is an excellent opportunity to assist the Principal Engineer with leading the Traffic and Transportation team working on Traffic asset management and the Traffic capital programmes for TfGM and Trafford. You will take a leading role in the development and delivery of the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Cycling and Walking Challenge Fund, TfGM Growth deals, Traffic Management schemes, Integrated transport, public realm and road safety improvement schemes, delivering project and initiatives, to the wider community and stakeholders.

The key responsibilities are:

* Manage multi discepilnary teams to deliver a wide variety of complex projects

* To have an proven knowledge of Community Engagement and how it can be utilised in a Traffic & Transportation environment

* Prepare technical reports for both internal and external purposes.

* Provide technical support including project advice and design assessments

* Prepare / Check project design briefs, health and safety

* Manage, nonitior and report financial and resources stage assessments for Senior Management and Clients

* Prepare and develop bid opportunities with partners and stakeholders

* Preparation of solutions at various design stages of a project; preparation of drawings, reports, specifications and estimates

* Support and assist in planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances, including all gateway controls.

* Reporting back to DfT /TfGM and other Stakeholders, supporting programme development and bids

* Develop and deliver of a programme of works for the Client, managing all stages.

* Undertake technical work checks and approvals of drawings, Health and Safety packages and communications programmes

* Resolve technical problems and issues to support the delivery of projects or design objective

* Resolve enquiries from Councillors, the public and stakeholders to support the delivery of the contract, projects or design objectives

* Assist with continuous improvement in the services provided by the team

* Assist less experienced colleagues in ensuring compliance with pre-defined standards

What are we looking for?

Qualifications:

You will have attained an HNC/BEng/MEng in Civil Engineering or similar and be working towards or have attained Chartered status of the Institution of Civil Engineers / Institution of Highways and Transportation or similar.

Knowledge / Experience:

* The applicant will need to demonstrate they have the key skills/knowledge in the following areas:

* Demonstrate an understanding of Civil Engineering design to DMRB, HCWH, Standards and Sewers for Adoption

* Experience in the use of AutoCAD 2D /3D, MX and Micro-Drainage

* Understanding of Highway Asset Management delivery, Whole Government Accounts and UKPMS data gathering processes

* Experience of Horizons or similar UKPMS software systems

* Experience in working on both Local Authority and Capital maintenance and /or developer-led schemes as part of a multi-disciplinary design team

* Experience in Policy and report writing development, Highway Capital programme and Drainage and/or flood alleviation works

* Ability to undertake site surveys, including topographical and asset data gathering.

* Knowledge of highway design products, standards and protocols for scheme development and delivery

* Stakeholder management.

* Budget monitoring and project management

* Demonstrated experience in a client-facing position.

* Understanding of Civil Engineering design to DMRB, HCWH, Standards and Sewers for Adoption

* Understanding of highway surfacing materials CDM Regulations and street works permit schemes

* Knowledge of Highways Act and Traffic Act

* CDM knowledge

* Development of Safe systems of work and risk assessments

What makes this role unique?

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking. Then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. We’re proud of what we do because we’re all given the freedom to perform - it’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges. You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You’ll be stretched - but have the right environment and support to excel. We’ll recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your ambition as well as the shared one.

We don’t believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask the right questions to arrive at smarter solutions because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means smarter outcomes for our clients, our communities, and ourselves.
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