£25-£28 per hr PAYE
£34-£37 ph umbrella
An exciting opportunity has arisen with a top performing West London borough.
1. To deliver engineering projects involving design and construction including highway, traffic management, works for developers, work for other departments, and other related municipal engineering works carried out within the Highways Division.
2.1 To design engineering schemes to meet clients requirements.
2.2 To carry out investigations, (including site investigations), and feasibility studies to determine whether projects are financially or technically viable.
2.3 To carry out the tendering process for the delivery of engineering schemes under the
Councils Contract Code.
2.4 To apply for and carry out necessary procedures (including producing drawings, issuing press notices) for planning permission for various schemes.
2.5 To undertake contract management including supervising works contractors to ensure compliance with contractual and statutory requirements.
This includes issuing works orders, giving technical approval, assessing valuations and certifying completion of works.
2.6 To keep all necessary financial and other records relating to the activities of the post holder, providing estimates or quotations as required and certifying invoices raised accordingly.
2.7 To authorise and expedite works on a rechargeable basis to private and utility companies, developers, frontagers and others to maximise financial recovery and prevent highway infrastructure deterioration.
2.8 To prepare highway legal agreements, designs, contract documents, works
programmes, estimates, quotations, and tenders.
2.9 To control, supervise and monitor works keeping detailed site records. This includes
works undertaken for adoption or any other works under the Highways Act or
The Town and Country Planning Act.
2.10 To carry out detailed design checks of work carried out by external consultants
contractors to ensure compliance during construction stage with specification and
2.11 To advise Councillors and senior professional officers throughout the Council on
technical and professional matters which are the responsibility of the team.
2.12 To respond to inquiries from members of the public, Councillors, stake holders, and
other departments of the Council and to take appropriate action, without prejudicing the
Council's position in litigation over accidents, planning appeals, and traffic enforcement.
2.13 To attend Departmental, inter-departmental and inter-authority meetings, working
parties etc, as Group / Divisional / Departmental / Council representative.
2.14 To prepare reports and to present those reports at Committees and Sub-Committees
of the Council as required.
2.15 To exercise financial control of expenditure in respect of schemes and projects for
which the post holder is responsible.
2.16 To keep abreast of technical developments to ensure compliance with statutory
requirements and to be able to take forward innovation relating to the duties of the post.
2.17 To carry out performance monitoring and report on indicators as required.
2.18 To participate in the Environment Department's contribution to ensuring an effective
response to civil and other emergencies using skills / expertise relevant to the functions
of the post, and in accordance with Council emergency procedures