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Principal Engineer 2 posts ( 1 Roads) ( 1 Bridges)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/06/2018 12:00
£40,858 to £44,697
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Jun

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This job is closed for applications.

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To lead in the provision of Project Management, Financial and Programme management, monitoring and reporting to Capital Board and Head of Service for all projects including those promoted by other departments and external clients. Provide effective leadership, coordination and management of the highway service, including major Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Projects.

To undertake the role of Budget Manager with regard to individual blocks of the LTP Capital Programme being Accountable to Capital Board and the Head of Technical Services for Financial and Programme performance for programmes of Capital Works in the Region of £5M to £10M in Value per annum.

To undertake the role of Project Manager (Typically under an NEC3 contract or similar) for significant individual Capital Schemes, either Internal or External, up to a value of £40M per scheme). To be accountable to the Design Manager for Financial and Programme performance.

To take a lead role in supporting the Design Manager with the Technical Approval of all Highway Construction Works (NCC and Third Party) on the Northumberland Highway Network to ensure the safety of all users and to drive down future maintenance liabilities to a minimum.

To take a lead technical role in dealing with recovery from unforeseen events affecting the County Council’s portfolio of assets, such as extreme weather and flooding.

To provide a technical lead role for other departments such as Property, Housing & Education with regard to the safe and effective implementation of Capital and Maintenance Works and Programmes.

You should be a Chartered Engineer (e.g. C.Eng) with a Relevant Professional Qualification (e.g. MICE, MIStructE, etc.)
Engineering Degree, together with evidence of recent relevant Management Training.

You should have a recognised qualification relating to duties as Principal Designer under the CDM 2015 Regulations with evidence of recent relevant management training & relevant technical area experience
A Thorough understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and professional best practice and a thorough understanding of contemporary issues within the service is essential.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Personal Specification for a comprehensive list of duties.

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