Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Highway Principal Engineer

Highways Design Principal Engineer

3 months on-going contract, Inside IR35


About the role

The Principal Engineer is responsible for the management of the relevant service within Highway and Transport and to provide specialist professional advice relevant to your team's area of responsibility.

Depending on the role, you will need to deliver excellence in sustainable transport and strategy - leading on developing our projects and programmes and engaging with our communities and stakeholders, and/or excellent management of detailed design and delivery, and contractor management - either in highways, traffic, or street lighting field of expertise

Job Purpose

  • To progress and secure the effective project management of assigned projects through relevant stages from conception through to implementation and monitoring.

  • To undertake the role of Project Manager for large, complex and multi-disciplined projects including consultation, programming, planning and coordination.

  • To co-ordinate, prioritise work, establish work programmes and schedules for the assigned functional areas of work and ensuring their achievement and provide or secure technical guidance and training as necessary in this connection.

  • To develop, design, consult, progress and implement measures to improve the boroughs Highway and Transport network.

  • To assist in the analysis of service requirements and the development, review and monitoring of performance indicators by which the quality, efficiency and cost effectiveness of the work of the Team or Service is demonstrated.

  • To be responsible for ensuring that your team conforms to the councils quality standards, standing orders, and relevant legislation.

  • To participate in the production, development and review of contracts, technical codes of practice and the tendering process from pre-feasibility to post implementation reviews for the assigned functional areas of responsibility.

  • To manage and administer contracts with consultants and contractors.

  • To provide or secure the provision of technical advice on all matters covered by the assigned functional areas within the Service.

  • To assist in preparing advice to senior management and Council on the effects of relevant new or draft legislation, Codes of Practice or other initiatives, publications or developments, ensuring that appropriate Members and other interested parties are properly briefed and advised.

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