Trainee Engineer, Asset
Trainee Engineer, Asset – Portsmouth
About Colas Ltd
Colas Ltd is a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.
Our Portsmouth team are dedicated to executing all maintenance and asset management for our long-term contract with Portsmouth City Council.
About the Role
Reporting to Asset Team Leader you will be responsible for carrying out the site validation for assets proactive maintenance work programme and the SCANNER (rutting and 3m profile variance) site contract compliance check for Cat1 defects. You will be responsible for producing pavement material quality testing, compliance check and report.
You’ll assist in preparing NCI and FCI Methodology and Process reports and carry out site validation for SCRIM and accident analysis risk sites. You’ll get involved in producing design briefs for proactive maintenance works
And Pendulum testing for TRN accident risk sites.
Ideally, you’ll already have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the machine and visual condition survey inspection, maintenance of highway, highways assets management principles.
You’ll have strong budget management and cost control skills. And you’ll have knowledge and experience of relevant design standards including DMRB and other highway codes of practice.
Good ICT skills are required along with knowledge of asset management systems and a good understanding of health and safety management and the requirements of CDM would be an advantage.
- Degree in Civil or Transport Engineering
- Membership of a relevant professional institution or working towards desirable professional qualification
- CSCS card
- Driving license
Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.
Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.
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