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Engineer (Highways)
  • Employer: North Somerset Council
  • Reference: DHEG0120
  • Published: Mon 27/01/2020, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Career Grade, commencing at JG5:- £21,589 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Clevedon, North Somerset

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Engineer (Highways)

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. You will have a good level of knowledge and experience of dealing with highway related matters 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 and Principal Engineer in the design and implementation of highway maintenance schemes. 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, footway repairs and highway drainage improvements. The ability to use CAD, project management and asset management packages are essential.


You will be required to have the ability to travel within the geographical area of North Somerset.  The Council encourages the use of public transport where this is appropriate, or the use of pool cars. The employment package offers excellent working conditions, including free parking, flexible working hours, as well as an average salary pension scheme.


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


Anticipated interview date: To be confirmed


North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, 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.

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Please apply online via the link provided. Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

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