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Structures Asset Engineer

Structures Asset Engineer

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UK-Kent-Kings Hill
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About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.


As a Structures Asset Engineer in the Area 4 Structures Asset Team, you will be engaged in the development of highway structures asset renewal schemes and assist in the delivery. You will work with Structures Asset Lead, Structures Steward and the other Asset Team members to identify network needs of the structures assets. Working within the Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) of asset, design and construction team members, you will develop the needs into renewal scheme and, during design phase, continue to assist the IDT to ensure Structures Asset requirements are maintained.

What will I be doing?

  • Assist the Structures Asset Lead in managing the Structure Asset Team including the all aspects of the health and safety, environmental and complying wth Aone+ procedures
  • Identifying highway structure renewal needs and entering these onto the business asset need management system such that they feed into the client’s forward programme of renewal activities.
  • Aid the Structures Asset Lead to develop structures renewal schemes alongside other asset teams to aid in the production of an integrated five year rolling programme of work.
  • Undertake coordinated development and preliminary design of structure asset renewal schemes within the Integrated Delivery Team, including drawings, reports and calculations, in accordance with Highways England standards, including DMRB, IANs, MCHW etc
  • Preparation and presentation of structure asset renewal schemes at technical and scoring value management workshop in accordance with the requirements of the latest revision of Highways England’s Project Control Framework
  • Provide, in conjunction with the Structures Asset Lead, specialist advice and network intelligence to the Integrated Delivery Team, other asset teams, Highways England and other key stakeholders.

About you

  • Degree level in Civil Engineering or equivalant
  • Chartered Engineer or working towards chartership
  • Good understanding of improvement activities
  • Good understanding of one of either safety or RIS with an understanding of accessibility & integration
  • Good understanding of Highways England DMRB and other standards and guidance notes
  • Good understanding of the CVM process

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.