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Company :
   Kier Group
Job Title : Highways Lighting Engineer
Job Category / Job Sector : Highways
Job Reference : 182938
Job Description :
Highways Lighting Engineer

Location: Bristol

Kier Strategic Highways are currently recruiting for a Highways Lighting Engineer to join the South West Design Support Contract.

Kier 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:

* Your main responsibilities will be to assist in the preparation of detailed designs and associated activities for delivery of Electrical and Lighting schemes within the SW DSC Area.
* You will work with the Kier Team Lead / Senior Lighting Engineer to ensure scheme designs and works are delivered on time and to budget, delivering best value for Highways England.
* You may also be required to work with the HE Asset Team to assist with feasibility studies and scheme identification work.
* Work collaboratively with internal and external customers to understand and develop project objectives/deliverables.
* Build and develop excellent customer relationships.
* Assist in the training and developing team members covering areas such as technical, project management, commercial awareness and soft skills/behaviours to include Graduate Engineers, Technicians and apprentices.
* Design of maintenance and improvement schemes.
* Review of Development Control work (Section 278 works).
* Cost and budget control - including preparation and reporting of Cost Estimates, Early Warnings and Compensation Events.
* Health and Safety, Environmental and CDM Documentation
* Responses to Technical Queries and Requests for Information
* Value Management (VM) and Engineering including early Contractor involvement (ECI) and liaison with Project Managers and Construction Framework Contractors (CWF).
* Compliance with Highways England and SW DSC processes, procedures and reporting requirements.
* Compliance with Highways England performance requirements.
* Liaison with the Highways England and other stakeholders.
* Dealing with Customer enquiries and issues
Key Skills and Qualifications:


* HNC/HND/Foundation Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering (Experience in Lighting Design and the Industry may be considered).
* Membership of a relevant Professional Institution and working towards IEng or CEng desirable.
* ECS and HEA accredited to include up to date modules and HEA portfolio.
* Computer literate, particularly with design packages to include the Microsoft suite of software, AutoCAD, Lighting Reality, Visual, Keylights and Amtech.
* UK/EEC Driving Licence essential.
* Exterior Lighting Diploma or equivalent.
* BS7671 17th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations.
Skills and experience:

* Design and construction experience in the highway sector.
* Experience in the design and delivery of Electrical and Lighting schemes.
* Commercial awareness in the delivery of projects.
* Knowledge of design resource planning and programme management tools.
* Experience of scheme studies and identification.
* Experience and ability in carrying out Electrical and Lighting Design, scheme identification, and development control work for maintenance, improvement and 278 Development schemes.
* Knowledge, experience and application of relevant British and European Standards and Approved Codes of Practice, including DMRBW/MCHW and other Highways England Standards, Technical Documentation and Interim Advice Notes.
* Good understanding of Health and Safety Management and the requirements of Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM).
* Good understanding of Highways England processes, procedure and performance requirements.
* On site and construction experience would be advantageous.
To ensure you’re successful in the role you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following qualities and attributes:

* Committed to caring for people’s safety.
* Ability to deliver work accurately on time and within budget.
* Strong technical skills and credentials.
* Well-developed interpersonal skills.
* Customer focussed.
* An effective team player.
About 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.
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Employment Type :
  • Permanent
Salary/Rate : From: Unspecified  To: Unspecified
Other Information
Min. Qualifications : Unspecified
Min. Experience (Years) : Unspecified
Job Location : Bristol - Bristol - England - South West
Post Date : 23 May 2018
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