Senior Highway Technician / Engineer

Competitive Salary
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Applicant Services
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Highway Technician / Engineer
Telford, TF2
Competitive Salary

FCC Environment is a leading UK waste and resource management company, which is part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future. We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,500 employees and we recycle 1.2 million tonnes of waste each year.

As our Senior Highway Technician / Engineer your role will involve:
It will be your responsibility as the Senior Highway Technician / Engineer to direct highway engineering functions in the field and office to include site management and the quality control of all project based subcontractors. You will ensure the safe, effective and professional service in accordance with the contract conditions and specifications. Your key responsibilities will include:
• Ensuring targets are met and that operations are carried out in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures and codes of practice
• Assisting in analysing tenders, organise and chair prestart contract meetings with relevant stakeholders
• Effectively co-ordinating various project based operations and resources
• Ensuring targets are understood and met by our main subcontractors
• Interpreting plans and specifications, arrange/coordinate testing and inspection procedures
• Providing advice and estimates/target costings for capital projects
• Verifying contract quantities (BOQ’s) and payments
• Maintaining at all times open and effective communication lines with operational staff, management, clients and customers in a professional manner
• Ensuring that all site records are kept up to date and returned in time for financial evaluation, compiling invoices etc

To be our Senior Highways Technician / Engineer you will need effective leadership skills, a commitment and determination to meet personal objectives and the ability to work collaboratively at all levels. You should be confident in re-evaluating your priorities and your ability to manage third parties efficiently.

Our Senior Highway Technician / Engineer will need the following skills and experience:
• 5 GCSE’s A-C grade or equivalent
• Certificate in Civil Engineering
• Minimum HNC or equivalent
• Advanced knowledge of Highways Maintenance Construction & Civil Engineering
• Extensive site management experience
• Experience of managing a range of projects through to completion
• Experience of administering bills, payments and target costings
• Excellent communication and IT skills
• Able to write clear and concise reports
• Comfortable using your initiative

The following requirements are desirable, not essential:
• SMSTS certificate
• Business acumen
• Experience of working with the public
• HGV licence

About FCC Environment:
FCC Environment’s core business centres on collection, resource recovery and renewable energy providing services for local authorities and commercial customers. To make our skills and expertise easily accessible to our customers, our business is grouped into five core services; municipal services, business waste solutions, recycling, green energy and waste processing.

If you wish to be considered for our Senior Highways Technician / Engineer role, please click apply and submit your CV. You will receive an email shortly which you will need to read through.

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