Senior Engineer Asset Support job in Bedford at Kier Services

Senior Engineer - Asset Support

Company: Kier Services

Location: Bedford UK

Date Posted:May 08, 2018

Senior Engineer- Asset SupportLocation: BedfordKier Strategic Highways are currently recruiting for a Senior Engineer- Asset Support to join the Areas 6&8 Highways Maintenance contractKier Group plc. is a leading construction, property, residential and services group with 88 UK offices and over 22,000 employees. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, we are a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.Kier Highways design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems (ITS), covering strategic and nationally important roads, as well as local roads serving local communities. Our projects range from major improvements to complete renewals of roads and structures. With specialist teams, we manage complex works from conception through to handover at the end of maintenance periods.Key Responsibilities:Assist with the management of the highways structures asset. This will include the identification and monitoring of defects and the prioritisation of repair work.Management of critical structures including all schemes with BD 79 interim measures and/or monitoring requirements (maintenance of the Critical Structures Register).Where required assist with highway structures scheme investigation, including site inspections, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, preliminary/detailed design, preparation of works documents and construction inspection/supervision.Agree delivery targets with senior staff and report regularly on progress towards milestones.Assist with the delivery of small to medium size highway structures projects with minimal supervision.Work in accordance with Kier's systems and procedures, including those relating to SHEMS, project & risk management.Be a proactive and collaborative team member, work closely with colleagues. Fit seamlessly into a delivery team.Take ownership of own career development using relevant company procedures and undertake additional learning.Assist the Asset Support Manager in the development of early career staff.Where required contribute to the development of technical solutions at feasibility, preliminary and detailed design stages.Prepare sketches and drawings using AutoCAD.Contribute to technical excellence and innovation in the team.Work collaboratively alongside other teams.Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required.Key Skills and Qualifications:A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline. Working towards Incorporated or Chartered Status of a relevant professional institution.Competency in Autocad.Experience of structures maintenance and asset management. Some experience of inspection, assessment, design and construction of highway structures to UK standards is required.Experience of the main management systems & processes used within a similar consultancy business.Experience of relevant design software and standards.Fluent spoken and written English. IT Literate.Able to work under own initiative and to seek advice when necessaryA full driving licence is requiredAbout Kier:Make the journey. Leave a legacy.Being part of Kier means living our values of being collaborative, enthusiastic and forward thinking. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.Kier is an inclusive employer.Let's shape your world together. View full job description
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