• Contract
  • Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
  • £25 to £35 per hour

A client of mine in Oxfordshire is looking for an Engineer to join their team for an initial period of 2 months but there is the possibility of extension beyond this, in this role you will be assisting the principal adoptions engineer and be focused on the completion and adoption of 1980 highways act section 38 schemes.
You will require a good working knowledge of the 1980 highways act and the adoptions process.

Role Purpose
To assist with the progressing of proposals for road agreements from planning permission stage to completion and assist the Senior Engineer in ensuring that layouts of new roads and changes to existing roads are designed and built to meet standards and appropriate contemporary urban design standards by working with other officers, developers and local planning authorities.

Education and training:
Civil Engineering Level 4 Higher National Certificate or relevant civil engineering experience.
CSCS qualification and holding valid CSCS card

Ability to interpret and produce technical audits and give sound advice without recourse to manager.
Experience of large scale development management.
Experience and understanding of highway maintenance techniques.
Understanding of relevant legislation and policies in relation to highway adoption procedures.
A working knowledge and experience of Highway construction design & specifications.
Knowledge of highway construction materials, their properties and uses.
Experience of negotiating road agreements (Private Street Works, Section 38 and Section 278 Agreements) for the provision of transport services and infrastructure.
Experience of site supervision/ inspection of highway infrastructure together with sound record keeping.
Experience and understanding of advance payment code procedure.
Experience of liaising with statutory undertakers
Experience of viewing and editing AutoCAD drawings.
Full, valid driving license and use of own vehicle.

Please note this position call inside IR35

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to or call me on 02392314795

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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