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Career Grade Engineer

Employer: North Somerset Council | Development & Environment

  • Reference: DCEN0517
  • Published on: Tue 09/05/2017 10:45 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/05/2017 23:45 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • Salary: JG6/JG7:- £23,398/£26,822 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon

North Somerset is located at the gateway to the South West of England. The popular cities of Bristol, Bath, Exeter and Cardiff are all within easy reach. Key towns in the area include Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon, Portishead and Nailsea. North Somerset benefits from beautiful coast and countryside. This unique combination makes the area an ideal place to enjoy an excellent work-life balance.

North Somerset Council is a forward thinking progressive organisation with a confirmed capital works programme. The delivery of highway maintenance schemes to a high quality and on time are vital to its strategy to enhance the environment within which our residents live.

With your experience and technical expertise in highway maintenance you will play a vital part in the delivery of the council’s capital maintenance and minor works programme. In particular, you will have a good level of knowledge and experience of dealing with highway repairs with customer care being at the forefront of your everyday working.

As a vital member of the Highway Operations Team, you will assist the Highway Operations Manager in the design and implementation of highway maintenance schemes and act as the primary contact for highway patching related matters. As a member of the team, you will be experienced in working with contractors and local stakeholders as well as meeting members of the public. You will deal with a range of individual maintenance projects that will include resurfacing and reconstruction, surface treatments, patching, footway repairs. This post has a career grade and as such the council would consider applicants with some relevant experience as well as qualified Engineers. The ability to use CAD, project management and asset management packages are essential. You must have a valid driving licence and own transport, or be able to provide alternative, suitable method of travel.

The employment package offers excellent working conditions, including free parking, flexible working hours, as well as an average salary pension scheme.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Phil Bush, Highways Operations Manager on 01934 427398

Visit www.n-somerset.gov.uk/jobs to download an application pack and apply online.

Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed

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