Senior Engineer

£380 per day (PAYE)


• Leading and planning own projects and task work effectively to a given brief and available resources.

• Producing or overseeing technical documents and reports that meet specified quality and client objectives.

• Producing and developing sound & innovative design solutions to meet client requirements.

• Assisting the Structures Design Team Leader with financial and performance reporting both commercially and client related.

• Successful delivery to Client objectives, to budget and programme on own projects.

• Encouraging within the team the ethos of a positive partnering relationship with Client, Framework and partnering Contractors, and assisting with its development with other Kier Highway Services Ltd teams or Offices.

• Assisting in the mentoring and development of staff to grow organically and the development of in-house capabilities, and succession management.

• Ensuring that suitable H&S practices in the bridge inspection/investigation environment are followed and that the CDM Regulations for project related work are adhered to.

• Preparing necessary IMS documentation under supervision of the Design Team Leader • Keeping the Structures Design Team Leader apprised of activities.

• Assisting the Structures Design Team Leader in the identification of programme delivery, resources and budgets for the annual Business Plan.

• Complying with the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.

• Actively promoting Health & Safety and Environmental requirements in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health & Safety and Environmental responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety


Typical Skills/Experience :

• Degree/HNC & preferably Chartered or Incorporated Civil/Structural Engineer or as a minimum actively working towards achieving a professional qualification with recognised engineering or technical body.

• Ability to work without supervision and with the drive and determination to meet targets.

• Proven project management of highway structures projects or tasks up to £2M and delivery to programme and budget in a safe environment.

• Developing, mentoring and supervision of Highway Structures staff.

• Design, bridge maintenance and/or contract document preparation to HA procedures.

• To be able to work with or advise key clients on technical issues in the highway structures sector at a senior level.

• Good communication and report writing skills commensurate with key client expectations.

• Good working knowledge of H&S procedures in the inspection of highway structures and the CDM Regulations.

• A current UK FULL driving license is essential for the role as site visits will be required.