Maintenance Design Engineer
Lincolnshire County Council
Thurlby
5d ago

About the role

Based in offices across Lincolnshire, the post holders will provide expert advice and work with internal departments to assess, prioritise and agree on the proposed works programmes for highway maintenance works.

The general duties will include the coordination, financial control, planning, design and supervision of footway, carriageway, drainage and minor developer funded schemes of varying complexity.

About you

You will need a good level of technical knowledge, be able to engage with the community and have the ability to inspect and place works orders to the Alliance contractors.

These diverse posts have a varied workload including the coordination of works, daily communication with a variety of customers and groups in a range of methods and assisting in the development and use of suitable IT systems and processes.

A full training and development package will be made available to each individual to ensure candidates are able to attain their full potential within the organisation.

To be considered for this role you will ideally :

  • Have significant relevant experience in Highway Maintenance
  • Be certified as a construction or highways related supervisor through the Construction Skills Certifications Scheme.
  • Be qualified either as IEng or CEng in civil engineering or related discipline
  • If you do not hold the qualification you will need demonstrable level of skill / knowledge / experience in core competencies and appropriate level of technical skills in a highways related discipline.

    The postholder will (following an individual skills assessment) be required to achieve the latter by obtaining a relevant academic vocational or professional qualification within an agreed timescale.

    About us

    Our Highways Infrastructure is extremely important as it supports the local economy, provides access to jobs, services and enables thousands of visitors to experience our beautiful coast and countryside.

    We are a 'Band 3 Authority' and have a buoyant workload with a number of major schemes in progress and planned including the Lincoln Eastern Bypass and Grantham Relief Road.

    We are one of the largest county councils in the UK. We lead the way in many of our service areas from Children's Services to Highways.

    Our environment is supportive and we are ambitious for both the people who work here and the residents of the county.

    Steeped in history and brimming with life, Lincolnshire’s historic market towns, vibrant coastal tourism and areas of outstanding natural beauty make it the perfect place for your next career move.

    Working with us, you can enjoy a flexible working pattern, generous annual leave and pension scheme, and exciting learning and development opportunities.

    For more information, or an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Shaun Butcher, County Programme Manager, on 01522 553125.

    All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

    On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement.

    We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

    We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

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