Civil Engineer/Senior Highways Engineer

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Morson are working in exclusive partnership with Amey Consulting, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy, who are recruiting for Civil/Highways Engineers to work within their Highways Division in Liverpool.
The Liverpool office are involved in delivering and in advanced stages with some of the most exciting and innovative projects in the Liverpool area at the moment. These include:
- Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Phase 1 and 2;
- A565 North Liverpool Key Corridor;
- Churchill Flyover Demolition;
- Rocket Junction
- Princes Avenue Public Realm scheme;
- A580 East Lancs Phase 2
- Ropewalks Public Realm
- Upper Parliament Street highway scheme
- Controlled Parking Review across the City
In addition, they are also delivering various maintenance schemes, and upgrading signage schemes and designing a number of cycle schemes around the city.
The office is a funky, modern, open plan setting with best in class facilities and a progressive, flexible and accommodating work life balance around flexible working hours.

You will benefit from working alongside a highly experienced team, many of which are chartered who between them hold many years' design experience within the highways industry across the NW of England.
Anyone joining as a Civil Engineer will immediately benefit from being in the company of fellow engineers with significant industry experience and expertise, who will expect you to works towards achieving professional qualifications. Candidates who go on to achieve IEng and /or CEng status will receive a £3000 and £5000 bonus respectively as well as significantly advancing their earnings and career potential at the same time.

What is the purpose of this role?

To play an important role within a design team, working closely for Senior and Principal Engineers to ensure: Compliance with all relevant technical standards, Delivery of all the specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required. Guidance is provided for less experienced staff and professional development and training is actively pursued.

What will this role involve?

Develop designs in accordance with the Client's requirements and relevant design standards to achieve cost effective solutions;
Assist in the development and supervision of project team members,
Assist with competency appraisal processes subject to suitable level of supervision;
Represent the business stream in multi-disciplinary project teams;
Assist in the preparation and monitoring of the budget for projects including the planning, monitoring and reporting of project resources and finances;
Prepare and check of feasibility studies, appraisal / assessment reports and other written documents;

Development of engineering solutions and presentation of engineering options;
Prepare and check of assessment, calculations, design calculations and structural analysis;
Produce and check design concepts, design details, drawings specifications and other technical documents;
Develop and maintain good working relationships with Clients and other relevant stakeholders
Complete performance appraisals with direct reports and provide learning and development opportunities where possible

What are we looking for?

Candidates should have a proven background in civil engineering and roads/highways design. Ideally Civil Engineers will have a degree in civil engineering, but candidates who have a degree in a related subject will also be suitable. Equally, candidates with a relevant vocational qualification and a sufficient number of years' experience working for a competitor will also be considered.

You should be computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS office suite and relevant engineering software packages. Post-qualification experience in highways; good experience of the co-ordination of the design process and team management
Good communication skills dealing with clients, project partners, supply chain, elected representatives and the public
Client focused approach to service delivery
Environmental awareness
IOSH managing/working safely

What makes this role unique?

You will ensure that good relationships with all external parties are maintained to enhance the reputation of the company and the delivery of projects to the customer.
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