2 x Highways Engineer/Senior Technician

Location
Southend-on-Sea, GB-ENG
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
11 Mar 2019
Closes
10 Apr 2019
Ref
SOU00076-4470
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new company

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council have an exciting opportunity for an outcome focused and experienced Highways Engineer to join their Traffic Management and Highways Network team.

Your new role

You will work within the assigned team across both the Major Projects & Strategic Transport Policy & Traffic & Highway Groups to undertake the lead on various road safety and highway maintenance projects and schemes, taking scheme responsibility from inception to completion. You’ll advise on service plans, projects plans, procurement, technical and legislative requirements to work to meet the council priorities, also undertaking management of team members including appraisals and necessary day to day support for the development of individuals.

What you'll need to succeed

You’ll possess a strong understanding and knowledge of working in a similar role with site supervision experience possessing highway routine maintenance and road safety scheme knowledge for resurfacing/micro-resurfacing programmes and planned maintenance data analysis. You will have master planning, feasibility studies, design consultation planning and implementation management experience. On occasion it will be your responsibility to oversee the design process and to prepare contract documents, committee reports and to comply with health and safety legislation including CDM 2015.

What you'll get in return

This is a fixed term position and the expectation is that the initial contract will run for 24 months with the likelihood to become permanent. The role will be offered on a permanent basis but may also be offered on a daily rate for the right candidate, which will be based on your skills and experience if you are the successful applicant.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position with Southend-On-Sea Borough Council, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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