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The post is a Scheme Technician role within our Network Improvement Team. The post holder will be responsible in supporting the team to deliver an annual programme of capital works. This work will include major schemes, safety improvements, Intelligent Traffic Systems, parking, traffic calming, footways, cycleway, pedestrian crossings, drainage, safety barriers, highway signs, road markings, road studs and Traffic Regulation Orders.
They will be required to assist in the development, planning, design and implementation of the maintenance/improvement projects to meet organisational and customer /stakeholder requirements, working in conjunction with other staff within their team.
The Scheme Technician will assist in ensuring that projects are developed and delivered on time, that quality procedures are followed, management systems utilised and updated and that schemes are delivered at the required quality and to budget, together with delivery of the communication and consultation requirements of the scheme.
Assist with the delivery of maintenance and improvement projects through inception, feasibility, design and construction.
To liaise with internal staff, client, stakeholders, third parties, external consultants and contractors as required.
To assist in engagement with Elected Members, Members of Parliament, District Authorities, Local Area Forums, parish councils and the wider public in the development, design and implementation of projects or programmes of work.
Assist with the preparation of detailed design, feasibility studies, scheme reports, contract data on a variety of projects as instructed by the Project Manager.
Work with other team members associated with the design and supervision of the allocated schemes.
Maintain agreed work programmes.
Maintain accurate records.
Comply with health and safety regulations, CDM requirements and environmental regulations.
Assist with the management of sub-contractors.
Assist with site supervision.
Assist in the development and agreement of target prices, and manage the production and regular updating of cost forecasts.
Ensure all necessary construction related Quality Management and Health and Safety documentation is prepared and adhered to.
Work with LATs and Area Managers to ensure all works take account of their local knowledge and they are fully informed with regard to the progress of schemes.
Assist with the preparation of appropriate certificates for the works.
Promote and support Equality & Diversity activities.
Promote Health, Safety and Environment across TfB.
Skills and Experience
BTEC Level 3 educated or equivalent experience.
Degree or equivalent qualification in civil engineering, structural engineering or other relevant subject.
Relevant professional / vocational qualification.
A basic understanding of design and construction.
Proven written and verbal communication skills.
Good planning and organisational skills, to manage a range of complex activities and to achieve given targets and objectives.
Good time management skills to manage a complex workload, prioritise and set deadlines and cope with changing demands.
Knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, guidelines, legislation, best practice and emerging developments within the scope of the service area.
Knowledge and understanding of budget management.
Proficient in use of standard office software (Word, Excel etc).
Aptitude to develop skills in AutoCAD and other design software
Full driving licence.
- Salary: TBC - depending on experience
- Type: Permanent
- Location: Aylesbury
- Career Level: n/a
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- Keywords: Technician