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Highways Engineer
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 464
  • Published: Tue 17/08/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 16/09/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £30,000 - £34,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Highways Engineer

£31,557 - £34,884 | Permanent | Full Time | Havering | Closing date - 03.09.21

Highways Engineer - Job Profile

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About us

Havering has a bright future ahead! As one of London’s largest boroughs, Havering boasts attractive open spaces, fantastic schools and a thriving local economy. Underpinned by a strong corporate agenda, we’re focused on making Havering an even better place to live and work – delivering better outcomes for all.

We’re on an exciting journey of transformation as we modernise our services for residents and improve the quality of the external environment, as well as deliver our hugely ambitious Highways and Traffic agenda to stimulate growth and continue our drive for better sustainability. We now need an exceptional Highways Engineer to further our ambitions for a cleaner, safer, prouder borough that works together with our residents. 

About the role

As a Highways Engineer, you will lead and coordinate engineering projects from inception to completion, carrying out engineering duties that can include technical advice, feasibility exercises, surveys, investigations, and reports, including all work associated with the design and construction of projects. Where required, you will have the platform to deputise for the Senior Engineer ensuring continuity on the provision of a quality service. 

About you

You will bring a proven track record of contributing to, and in some cases, leading and coordinating projects. As you progress you will be given increasing responsibility and you will be able to show your innovative approach to problem solving and finding solutions to challenging projects. Experience of engineering in a highway, traffic and parking service will be hugely beneficial as would a recognised professional qualification in engineering.

In addition to the technical requirements of this role you will be a great team player, able to build relationships and trust, take responsibility and have an attitude that’s consistent with our progressive, hardworking and collaborative team. 

However, these are not the only skills we are looking for. For more information on the specific competencies associated with this role, in addition to an overview of Havering, click here to view the job profile. 

How to apply

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact our consultants at Penna:

To find out more and to apply, please click here.

Closing date: Friday 3rd September 2021

Interviews: W/C Monday 13th September 2021

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).