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Assistant Highways Engineer

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Location:Falkland Islands
Salary:£32,000 to £38,000 Per Annum
Duration: Permanent
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Role: Assistant Highways Engineer OR Assistant Roads Engineer

Salary: £32,000 - £38,0000 Plus Benefits/Relocation Package

Location: Falkland Islands

To assist the Road Engineer in the delivery of the agreed Highways works programmes in a safe and efficient manner and to cover for the Roads Engineer in their absence.

  • Monitoring the condition of all Highways Assets including surfaced roads, un-surfaced roads, bridges, cattle grids, culverts and signs
  • co-ordination with other FIG sections or contractors to ensure completion of annual work programmes
  • The selection and purchase of road construction and maintenance supplies
  • Contract Management
  • Contract writing
  • Undertaking Risk assessments and monitoring compliance with relevant Health and Safety requirements
  • Attending site meetings
  • Business plans
  • Materials including, asphalt, concrete and aggregates specification, performance and testing
  • Highway Design
  • Staff management/Recruitment
  • Liaising with Landowners and other stakeholders on matters relating to road construction and maintenance


  • BSc/BEng qualification in relevant degree course
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD
  • Computer literate with understanding of Microsoft Office programmes and Microsoft Project
  • Hold and Maintain a full driving licence

Skills and Experience:


  • Minimum 6 years civil engineering experience with a design consultancy or Contractor
  • Proven experience of maintaining surfaced and un-surfaced roads
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to keep records of work undertaken and present clear written reports to line manager
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Organised approach to meeting deadlines and prioritising conflicting demands
  • Good verbal reasoning skills
  • Sound numeric, report writing and verbal communication skills


  • UK based work experience with asphalting contractor

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