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Senior Highways Engineer
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 2432
  • Published: Thu 16/03/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/04/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 42214.5
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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Senior Highways Engineer

Senior Highways Engineer
£40,614 - £43,815 pa
CLOSING DATE: Mid-night Sunday 2nd April 2023
INTERVIEWS: 7th April 2023

Newham is an ambitious borough committed to putting people at the heart of everything we do. Highways, Sustainable Transport and Parking Services are universal front facing services that all of our residents and visitors interact with. Therefore, it is vital that we strengthen these services and make them as responsive to our residents’ needs as possible. The Senior Highways Engineer role is key to enabling us to achieve this goal, working in a team of professionals delivering major projects for the borough.

Some of the projects include Westfield Avenue Highways Improvements and East Village Connections. Highway improvements on Westfield Avenue and surrounding roads aiming to improve road layout within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which is multimillion pounds in value and Newham will be delivering these projects over the coming years.

The post-holder will need to support Senior Project Manager to help the delivery of the projects and managing a team of professionals. The post holder should be suitably experienced, hold a relevant degree in the highways design/ civil engineering field. Typically, this would suit a graduate with 5+ years’ experience. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working on projects from preliminary design through to implementation of the scheme on site and managing junior staff, supervision of site and external contractors / consultants on a day-to-day basis. Working as part of the design team and the delivery team and will give the post holder all-round experience of a delivery of a highways project in the urban realm.

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