Posted January 25, 2018

Pavement Design Engineer

  • Employer Tensar
  • Location Field based
  • Salary On application

The principal function of this position is to undertake elements of highway design on projects using Tensars software and to assist the Tensar Area Civil Engineers with overall delivery of projects using the designed solutoin.

The Pavement Design Engineer is also part of a larger sales team and is responsible for working closely and assisting colleagues so as to maximise potential sales opportunities in the UK.

In this role you will be required to manage the day to day coordination and review of design documentation for large, medium and small projects. You will manage the design workflow, which will include compiling relevant reporting, managing a large amount of stakeholders to whom you will have to act as the main point of contact and be able to provide direction and guidance as well as explaining the concept and the nature of the Tensar design. In this role you will lead with specification selling and be able to help the sales team defend specification designs.

Working alongside Tensars Design Manager and Highways Manager to promote schemes through a value engineering management process.

This is a part technical and a part commercial role and would suit someone wanting to have both qualities working for a global leader in Geosynthetics.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the industry with  demonstrable experience in the technical support of projects and be conversant with the current UK design and technical standards that apply. Knowledge of AASHTO Pavement Design methods is a distinct advantage. We are looking for an ambitious team player with strong development skills who wishes to assist in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and demanding.

Responsibilities:

Preparation of specifications and development of designs for pavement optimisation of the full pavement for both client organisations and contractors

Work independently and proactively on all aspects of pavement design, at all stages from concept and feasibility through to detailed design and contract awarded.

Prepare technical and commercial documents, maintain CRM, including reports, programmes and other documents to monitor, control and report progress of the design[s]

Report to the local Highways Team Leader and Sales Manager and liaise on a regular basis with other internal teams, clients and external contacts the progress of designs completed

Able to author competent technical reports and designs of acceptable technical and presentational quality.

Increase knowledge, and uses, of Tensars capabilities and solutions outside and into other business units if required.

Ability to market technical capability internally as well as externally to major clients within Tensar CRM.

 

Education/Qualifications/Skills/Abilities:

A qualified Civil Engineer with a relevant civil engineering degree, either chartered or heading towards CEng status; you will should demonstrate recent and relevant experience in working with the design of roads and highways. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as strong computer skills are essential.

CAD experience in a consulting environment is desirable

Must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and clients using the telephone and email.

Must be fully proficient in the use of pavement design software

Must have experience with best value and value engineeried solutions

Strong communication skills both written and verbal

Ability to work well as part of a close-knit design & sales team

Familiarity with Microsoft CRM Dynamics would be advantageous

Familiarity with ground investigation, geotechnical studies, and design of geotechnical works for road schemes that could include slopes, foundations, retaining structures, strengthened earthworks, track bed and road pavement would also be an advantage

Knowledge and experience of relevant Eurocodes and UK standards and specifications, as well as those of Network Rail and Highways England.

 

Mandatory Requirements: 

A team player

A degree in Civil Engineering from an institute of repute or/and university.

Minimum 3 years of experience in design of Highways.

Working experience to DMRB/ AASHTO

Good written and verbal English language communication skills.

Ability to work effectively with colleagues, seniors, team members and clients.

Experience of technical leadership for major highway projects at feasibility and detailed design stages.

Ability to fully understand, explain, present, and solve complex technical problems for technical and non-technical audiences.

Working knowledge of pavement design

Proven experience in road design, horizontal & vertical geometry, road alignment, pavement build-up, setting out, cross sections, long sections, ground modelling, excavation level, formation level, finished level, cut/ fill, earthwork, contours

Valid UK driving license. Willing to travel to construction sites and client offices within the UK and to occasionally undertake short assignments into Ireland.

This position is Field Based.   Pay is commensurate with skill set and experience.  Tensar International Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

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