Drainage Engineer

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Drainage Engineer

Location:
Nottinghamshire West Midlands

Salary:
££36,720 - £41,180

Date Posted:
February 2024

Program start date:
February 2024

Job Family:
engineering

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Your new role

As an Engineer within our Midlands based Drainage team, you’ll provide deep specialism and technical expertise to engineers involved in the identification and evaluation of asset specific needs and early solutions. You’ll assure adherence to defined asset policies and standards, and act as the technical authority for the specific asset class(es) in scope.

You may be required to work unsociable hours.

You will be required to drive as part of your role and will need to have a full clean driving license to be considered for this position and during employment.

What you’ll be leading on

Ensure the health and safety needs and wellbeing of customers and employees are fully considered and accounted for throughout the planning and delivery of each service activity.
Work on and progress the development of early solutions for improvements and/or renewals, including the compiling and checking of relevant documents, evidence and options for value management, taking into account new techniques, materials, buildability and costs.
Ensure that asset data and condition information is captured and maintained in the relevant database(s).
Identify, prepare briefs and support delivery of survey works that support the improvement and/or renewal of assets.
Provide technical support to Project Managers by providing materials approvals, vetting of contractors’ compliance, inspection support on site, and reviewing of Health and Safety files.
Develop the technical briefs provided to the design and construction contractors for improvement and renewals work.
Interface with National Highway’s Safety, Engineering and Standards (SES) colleagues, and provide input into the development of and/or review of standards, documentation, and methods of working in the relevant area of expertise.
To be successful

A Degree or Higher National Diploma in a relevant discipline for Civil Engineering.
Experience working in civil engineering relating to drainage and associated highway works.
Knowledge of the DMRB (Design Manual for Roads and Bridges), DDMS (Drainage Maintenance Management System) as a minimum and other associated standards/guidance, relative to the role.
Training and experience in the preparation and understanding of AutoCAD engineering drawings.
Site experience including working on high-speed highways.
Have undertaken appropriate training in health and safety and CDM (Construction Design Management Regulations).
A bit about us

Operations is at the heart of keeping the strategic road network moving and ensuring our customers get the best possible experience when using our roads.

We address over 39,000 customer enquiries every month, plan and deliver all maintenance activities on the network, drive efficiencies and improvements across our systems and roads, and respond to incidents across 4,500 miles of motorways and major A-roads that we manage. All to make sure National Highways customers have safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys.

Want to know more?

To request a copy of the role profile, please contact hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting reference number 4800

ABOUT US
Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers.

So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion for what you do, work effectively in a team, and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

Our benefits package

Our total reward package includes basic salary, the potential for a performance related bonus
Contributory pension scheme with employer contribution of up to 10%
Annual Leave starting at 26 days (plus Bank Holidays) rising by 1 day each year up to 31 days (plus Bank Holidays)
Flexible hours and blended working between base location/home
Life assurance of 4 times annual salary
Health and wellbeing support, including an Employee Assistance Programme, available 24/7 365 days and network of mental health first aiders. Plus access to a wellbeing app to enhance your self-care 24/7, Occupational health service and flu vaccines
A cycle to work scheme for the purchase of a bicycle and equipment for healthy, low carbon travel
Significant investment in your career development, through learning and development, talent management, coaching, mentoring and on job experience
And we are

Family friendly with enhanced maternity leave and pay, paternity leave (15 days), shared parental leave, adoption leave. Plus access to financial support for holiday play schemes and paid special leave (up to 5 days pa), eg for caring responsibilities
Money friendly with access to a discounts platform including over 3000 discounts for supermarkets, eating out, leisure, holidays. Alongside a financial wellbeing programme
Community friendly – offering paid leave to volunteer, 3 days basic/year plus an extra 3 days to support the national Covid effort

If you are successful, it is key to know all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks which include:

Right to work check
3 year employment history references
DBS criminal record check
Social media and adverse journalism check
Driving licence check (if applicable)
Fit to work questionnaire (for all), followed by a medical check (if applicable)
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