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Assistant Engineer

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You will be responsible for supporting Engineers and Senior Engineer in the delivery of engineering projects including engineering drawings, design, reports, calculations, site surveys and any other activities assigned from time to time.


To design a range of traffic engineering / highways design schemes using existing best practice guidance and within the current legislative framework.

To assist with the preparation of reports for projects to Local Highways Panels County and District Council committees and to attend meetings to provide support as appropriate.

To prepare and assist in the management and monitoring of works programmes or services. To ensure that schemes are delivered on time and within budget.

To provide timely and accurate advice to County Councillors, District Members, Parish Councils and the general public on all highway-related matters as required.

To assist in identifying schemes for the future programmes as appropriate.

Understand the overall functions, aims and directions of Essex Highways, and how their specific area of responsibility fits into those objectives.

Skills and Experience

Degree in Civil Engineering

Good written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (including report writing)

Appropriate knowledge and application of Health and Safety legislation

Full clean driver's licence

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Confidence to seek clarification of instructions and work scope

Conversant with Microsoft applications – Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally

Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - Dependent on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Brentwood
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Assistant Engineer