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Senior Engineer
  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN02034
  • Published: Tue 06/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 24/08/2019, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £30,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham

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Senior Engineer

This is a great opportunity for an experienced engineer to develop their career in a supportive team within an enjoyable working environment.

Within this supportive working environment, you will benefit from flexible working hours, generous leave entitlement and up to an additional 2 days per month under the flexitime scheme and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

There will also be the opportunity to develop your skills including access to further training and development. The successful candidate will be supported on their career path by Senior Engineer and Chartered Engineers.
The Councils offices are conveniently located just 50 yards from the Royal Albert Station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

Senior Engineer
£33,945 - £36,711 pa


Working within the Council’s Highways and Traffic Team, you will be actively involved in the design and management of a variety of highway projects. This will include working on your own projects and working with others as part of a larger team.

The post is within the Major Highways Project Team that are responsible for managing projects from concept through to implementation. You will regularly consult with various professional disciplines within the Council’s Highways Traffic and Parking division such as Road Safety, Parking and Structures and also other departments within the Council such as Legal, Planning and Regeneration.


You will also liaise with external stakeholders, residents and local business to achieve outcomes that meet the Council’s objectives.


In this varied role, you will be responsible for design, consultation, project management, managing external consultants, and supervision of contractors on your projects. You will need to have a good understanding of highway design in urban areas, be able to use AutoCAD and Microsoft Office computer packages. It would be beneficial if you are able to use 3D Civils or MX Bentley software for highway alignment design. You will be required to produce reports on a regular basis to key stakeholders and internal departments and members.


As the successful candidate, you will have worked in a highways design team environment and be familiar with design standards and guidance such as Traffic Signs Manual, Design Manual for Road and Bridges, Manual for Streets (I &II), and the Manual Contract for Highways Works. A relevant qualification in Civil Engineering or a transport related qualification is essential. Ideally the candidate would be working towards their professional review with an appropriate organization.

The London Borough of Newham 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 Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham 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).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.