Engineer - Highways and Transport

  • Location
    Kingston Upon Thames, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 162.27 - £ 201 / Daily
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Transport and Logistics
  • External Reference
    JN-022021-165414

Position: Engineer - Highways and Transport


Location: Kingston


Duration: 3 Months +



This position is about providing operational delivery of specialist highways and transport related services via a Shared Services Agreement in one of the teams within Shared Highways & Transport Service,



Main Responsibilities and Duties:



  • Asses the feasibility of projects and carry out the design , procurement, implementation and supervision of highway maintenance, drainage works, traffic management schemes and other associated works, within allocated budgets.

  • Investigate complaints regarding highways and transport issues and develop scheme proposals to resolve them.

  • Undertake preliminary site surveys, taking various dimensions, logging street furniture, road markings and signs etc., to allow feasibility, consultation and "as built" drawings to be prepared.

  • Undertake accident analysis, identify road safety issues and develop accident remedial measures to resolve them.

  • Write reports and deal with correspondence relating to schemes.

  • Inform residents, businesses and elected Members of forthcoming works that may affect them, and maintain close liaison throughout the duration of the works in order to minimise delay, local disruption and disturbance.


Essential and Desirable Requirements:



  • HNC in Highway/ Traffic Engineering or equivalent.

  • Incorporated Member of a recognised engineering institution or equivalent.

  • New Road and Street Works qualification or accreditation

  • Experience in design, construction and maintenance of highway improvement Schemes/ Projects.

  • Experience of general civil engineering works and specifications.











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Please apply with your CV to: Darian Forsyth