Projects Engineer

Location
Warrington, Cheshire (GB)
Salary
£30,756 - £34,106
Posted
01 Jun 2018
Closes
29 Jun 2018
Function
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Warrington Borough Council has ambitious plans for growth contained in the Borough’s economic growth framework ‘Warrington Means Business’ and also the recently announced Local Plan consultation process. Critical to these strategic growth plans is the delivery of a range of infrastructure projects.

The Authority has a significant portfolio of infrastructure projects the majority of which are currently live, but also have many more planned for delivery over the next five to ten years.  These include new highway links, major junction improvements, a new railway station, major investment in parks, waste infrastructure and a varied programme of local highway and environmental improvements. The value of this programme is in excess of £200 million. It is therefore essential that we are able to recruit experienced staff to lead on and support the delivery of the programme, to the highest standards of performance, accountability and quality. This is a unique opportunity to work as part of the team transforming “Warrington New Town” to “Warrington New City”.

We are now looking to recruit in to the team experienced professionals to support the effective delivery of the Council’s expanding infrastructure delivery programme.  Suitable candidates for the roles on offer will have a recognised qualification and experience primarily in the highways, civils and building construction sectors. They should however also be able to their skill set to a wider portfolio of projects from across the construction industry, should the need arise.

The Infrastructure Delivery Service are looking to recruit to the team an experienced Civil Engineer to support the effective delivery of the Council’s infrastructure delivery programme.

Suitable candidates for the role will have a recognised Civil Engineering or Construction related degree qualification together with experience in highway and/or civils design, compiling and independently administering NEC3: Engineering and Construction Contracts together with the ability to lead on the successful management of projects from inception through to completion.

The main duties of the post will be leading the development, design, procurement and supervision of a range of small to medium value infrastructure projects being delivered across the Service and promoted by the Council. This is to ensure that this work is undertaken in accordance with the quality criteria set out in the specification and all relevant health, safety and environmental legislation. Experience of working flexibly and to tight deadlines is an essential requirement of this key role.

For an informal discussion about the opportunities within the Council’s Infrastructure Delivery business unit please contact Tom Shuttleworth, Infrastructure Delivery Service Manager on 01925 442353.