We make a difference to the environment we live in. Come and help us maintain our highway infrastructure.
Do you enjoy working in a committed environment looking to improve the resilience and safety of our highway network? Do you want to work within an expanding team of specialists, working collaboratively to deliver the right highway maintenance solutions? If yes, then this is a great opportunity to build your career with an organisation that will support and invest in you. We offer flexible working and good travel links to the office and our regenerated town centre.
What it's like working in our team...
You’ll find the Highways & Transport division a supportive and inclusive environment where colleagues enjoy teamwork and problem solving.
Whilst working with colleagues across the organisation you will experience our shared values and goals that underpin our ‘One Council’ approach.
You will be a key team member, supported along the way whilst making a big impact on what we do.
You will be supported to carry out the following duties & responsibilities…..
To carry out highway safety inspections having due regard to the relevant codes of practice, legislative requirements and council maintenance polices in order to ensure that the Council meets its statutory requirements in relation to highway maintenance and related public safety
Investigating and responding to enquiries from members of the public and other sources.
React quickly and decisively to urgent works required to ensure our highway is safe for all users.
The benefits you will experience are...
- Flexible working arrangements
- Staff benefits package
- An inclusive and social working environment.
- Working in a supportive team.
- Great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
- Internal sports and social club opportunities.
What we're looking for...
Great at prioritising and self-motivated individual, who is creative, innovative, and comfortable working to deadlines. Good communication skills are vital, as are the interpersonal skills it takes to work as part of a team and liaise with a wide range of professionals.
To succeed, you’ll need experience and qualification in an appropriate discipline, knowledge of the Highways Act 1980, New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 and other relevant codes of practice and legislation. Confident in your ability to apply current government policies and design standards. You’re also adept at analysing information and contribute towards reports to help the Highway Authority respond to and defend insurance claims.
Interviews will be held week commencing 26th June 2023.
Want to ask us a question?
For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role. Please contact:
Name: Kam Sangha or Gary Cleaver
Job Title: Senior Engineer, Reactive Maintenance / Reactive Maintenance Manager
Phone Number: 01344 351775 / 01344 351391
As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified.
We can only accept applications from candidates currently residing in the UK.
Any candidates that are currently residing in the UK and wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.
No agencies please.
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.