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Project Engineer – Structures & Costal Management

Project Engineer – Structures & Costal Management (BBBH15867) North Tyneside, England

Salary: GBP35000 - GBP40000 per annum

Our client is looking for an experienced Project engineer to develop, design and implement structural maintenance and coastal protection schemes from conception to completion. As the Project Engineer you will have experience and knowledge of current technical and legal requirements and practices relating to structural and coastal protection

Role: Project Engineer – Structures & Costal Management
Location: Killingworth, North Tyneside
Hours: Full Time
Clearance: Vetting Process before start
Salary: Up to £40,000 depending on experience

  • Lead the structural maintenance and coastal protection function and deliver successful services and projects;
  • Design and implement structural maintenance and coastal management schemes/initiatives including site analysis, consultation, preparation of plans, development of associated traffic regulation orders and liaison with workforce; structural maintenance schemes include bridges, retaining walls, vehicle restraint systems, subways and reactive repairs to highway assets following road traffic accidents;
  • Planned structures work – review inspections by engineering partner covering general and principal inspections and establish whether interventions are required. Procure in house or specialist contractors to carry out the works and manage financial forecasting and the budgetary monthly review;
  • Reactive structures work – identify assets in need of immediate attention and review asset history to inform the solution for delivery;
  • Coastal Engineering work -Carry out coastal surveys to monitor and identify coastal asset maintenance needs. Receive and review coastal monitoring reports from the east coast monitoring partnership as well as representing the Council on the regional coastal network groups and environmental groups;
  • Take a lead role in the Council Shoreline management Plan and Environment Agency rising sea level reviews including understanding the local policies on maintenance and understanding restrictions associated with special designations of the coastline ie SSSI areas and other preservation areas;
  • Take a lead role as Coastal Pollution officer including reaction, planning, recovery works and review of coastal pollution events including periodic training in support of that role in partnership with the Council emergency planning team

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Have knowledge and experience of current technical and legal requirements and practices relating to structural maintenance and coastal protection;
  • Be competent in the development of structural maintenance and coastal protection schemes including the design of bridge schemes, retaining wall schemes, subway schemes and vehicle restraint system schemes in accordance with best practice;
  • Have experience in coastal management and the design coastal protection schemes;
  • Have a working knowledge of the design standards for bridges, other structures vehicle restraint systems and coastal protection schemes;
  • The ability to maintain excellent working relationships with existing Clients and to deliver quality services to maximise opportunities for repeat business;
  • Have a good knowledge and understanding of Highway Law, including the Highways Act 1980 and all other relevant legislation and best practices relating to structural maintenance and coastal protection.

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • A clean UK Driving Licence
  • A knowledge of bridge, retaining wall and vehicle restraint system design;
  • A sound understanding of the financial aspects of project delivery;
  • A degree, or be working toward a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline;
  • A commitment to work towards achieving professional qualifications with a relevant institution
  • Previous experience managing/supervising staff

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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