Assistant Highway Engineer - Asset & Contract Management

Solihull, West Midlands (GB)
£15,941 to £27,924
13 Oct 2016
13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Grow your engineering career with Solihull.

These are exciting times for Solihull. UK Central (previously known as the M42 Economic Gateway) in Solihull is the West Midlands’ principal international gateway and strongest performing economy. We have ambitious plans to build on this. In addition, the HS2 project will bring unprecedented economic growth to the area.

Join our Managed Growth & Communities Directorate, and you will help us to keep people moving safely, efficiently and sustainably through these changes and beyond. To succeed in our dynamic environment, you will have a broad range of skills, a flexible approach and experience of working collaboratively with delivery partners.

Take this key role, and you will assist the team in managing the condition of the highway network. You’ll use your experience in construction to produce work forward programmes. You’ll also support the management of the Strategic Highways Contract. Your role will involve working with GIS and CAD, producing technical drawings and communicating with a wide range of stakeholders.

You’ll come to us with excellent knowledge of GIS together with strong asset management skills. Ideally BTEC qualified in a construction-related discipline or with GCSEs or equivalent plus experience of working on construction projects, you will be strong on delivering tasks efficiently, to scope and on time. Able to make sound judgements based on information from a range of sources, you will have a flair for calculating quantities and formulating these into bills of quantities. Your experience of managing small engineering projects will make you stand out.

For more information on the job description, person specification and application process please click 'Apply Now'.

Or for an informal discussion please contact Ashley Prior, Head of Highways, on 0121 704 8558 or Paul Tovey, Group Leader, on 0121 704 6479.

The closing date for applications is Friday 4 November 2016.