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Resident Engineer/ Project Manager- Highways

£45.00 to £50.00 Per Hour
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Resident Engineer/ Project Manager- Highways

To undertake and manage contract supervision of major roads projects site works, ensuring works are delivered on time, are value for money and to the specified quality.

The secondee will be expected to:
Act as Engineer's Representative on site under extensive delegated authority from the Engineer;
Carry out project management/contract administration of road projects
Monitor the contractors' work and ensure they comply with their contractual obligations;
Manage quality processes
Monitor contractor's construction work and require remedial works to be carried out as necessary;
Monitor contract progress and require remedial action to be carried out as necessary
Carry out assessments and negotiations with regard to contractual claims submitted by contractors and consultants;
Monitor expenditure on road construction projects;
Carry out roads authority responsibilities relevant to the site team's work;
Consult with the public, land owners, businesses and elected members;
Prepare reports;
Assist with the management of site team of Engineers and Inspectors; and
Assist with the professional development of site team members.

Skills and Experience
The secondee will be expected to demonstrate skills and experience in:
Management of works contracts;
Assessment and management of contractual claims;
Undertaking effective contractual negotiations with confidence;
Management of contractual risk;
Management of quality processes;
Management of/ working collaboratively with Statutory Undertakers to deliver necessary works (diversion/ protection) NRSWA;
Management of/ working collaboratively with Network Rail BAPA;
Good people management skills and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary/ organisational team environment ;
Deliver projects and evaluate design solutions;
Use oral and written methods effectively for the communication of technical and other information to professionals, elected members and the public;
Think independently and use innovation to solve problems;
Select techniques, procedures and methods to undertake engineering tasks;
Design and develop engineering solutions;
Identifying, organising and using resources effectively to complete tasks;
Developing project programmes and effectively manage tasks & resources to deliver outcomes on time;
Manage and apply safe systems of work;
Working on own initiative and as part of a team;
Using computer systems and programmes.

The secondee needs to be able to demonstrate an understanding of:
All aspects of roads/ highway works contract supervision under ICC/ ICE re-measurable terms of contract(Method of Measurement for Highway Works);
All aspects the Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works;
Engineering contract documentation, administration, application and law;
Contractual claims negotiation;
Contractual disputes and resolution;
Producing estimates and checking valuations;
Works and services procurement;
Project Management and Governance;
Design and site safety;
Highway design and construction;
Traffic engineering;
Soft and hard landscaping implementation;
Roads, Traffic, Transportation, Environmental, Planning & Building related legislation, procedures, advice and best practice;
Land/topographical surveying/ setting out.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on (phone number removed).

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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  • Job Reference: 662714425-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Carrington West
    Carrington West
  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: £45.00 to £50.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Contract