Highways Contract Engineer

Totally Local Company
£34,728 per annum
Job Type
Expiry Date

Highways Contract Engineer

Reference: OP2488
No. of Vacancies: 1
Location: Stockport, SK3 0XT
Salary: £34,728 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Closing date: Ongoing
At Totally Local Company an opportunity has arisen for a Contracts Engineer to actively contribute as part of an operational team in delivering minor civil engineering projects to predetermined plans, specifications, timescales and budget to join our Highways Department.

Main Purpose of the Job

Planning, delivering and financially monitoring projects within the Highways portfolio using such programmes as Causeway or equivalent.  
Setting out of works to line and level from civil engineering drawings using total stations/ coordinates and EDM equipment 
Delivery of projects producing programmes of work based on NEC 4 and equivalent using predetermined plans and specifications and ensuring profitability.
Monitoring of operational timescales and resources with supervision and technical support. 
Quantifying; cost analysis and clarity when accounting for expenditure using programmes such as Causeway or equivalent. 
High levels of record keeping and reporting to support the financial and contractual obligations of each individual projects will be required.
Attending meetings and producing information for pre-site/ interim and final accounts/ Whole programme delivery and individual scheme delivery/Work In Progress/Progress meetings with individual clients/advising and proposing construction methods and techniques.

Duties & Responsibilities

Ensure that all health, safety and welfare duties, requirements and responsibilities within the post holder’s remit are fulfilled to the required standards and to contribute to the active and robust management of health, safety and welfare across the entire Group and Company. The post holder will be required to produce detailed Health and Safety plans and be fully conversant with all current legislation regarding CDM.
Actively monitor and manage directly sub-contractors and suppliers of goods and services to ensure that best value and service quality are consistently delivered within procurement regulations as and when required.
Producing detailed programmes equivalent to NEC4 Clause 31/32 for delivering projects in a cost effective and profitable manner, improve efficiencies and ensure high standards of workmanship and standards to specifications are achieved and maintained.
Produce accurate measurements, quantities and scheme delivery strategies whilst monitoring costs and expenditure against income.  
Capturing and accurately record all variations to scope of the works information package as works progress
Provide detailed financial analysis information for each project as and when required.
To work with the Operations Manager to direct and supervise front-line personnel, to maximise performance and achieve planned objectives and to ensure that service provision and quality is to the required standards.
Ensure that operational delivery of the services meets with the requirements of the Service Level Agreements and contracts in place between the Company and its customers.
Explore new products beneficial to the development of the service and the Company. 
Contribute to the implementation, development and operation of performance management and Quality Management Systems and report on performance, as required.  
Resolve customer enquiries and complaints in line with the appropriate policies and procedures.
Actively pursue and tender for external work by using current marketing and industry based forums and use Causeway or equivalent to produce individual Schedule of Rates based prices.

About Totally Local Company

Totally Local Company offers dedicated teams to support your facility management and make your life easier.

Working with private and public sector businesses in the Greater Manchester areas, we work closely with our customers to engage and listen to your needs. On understanding your brief, we will respond with effective, professional and innovative solutions.

Our People

Our expertly trained teams will carry out all jobs to the highest of standards, in a professional and friendly manner.  As part of their role and training, they will also make your account manager aware of any extra work they believe your business needs or anything you need to be aware of, such as winter maintenance, external lighting or new signage.

We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of our staff. We are also fully focused on providing quality services for our customers whilst creating and preserving a cleaner, greener environment. This is reflected in our certifications to OHSAS18001:2007, ISO14001:2015, and ISO9001:2015.