Reporting to the Principal Engineer (Street Works), you will contribute to the delivery of highways and countryside services in West Berkshire, and in particular the Street Works service through effective liaison with Utility Companies, contractors and other service areas within the Council.
You will primarily be responsible for delivering the Street Works service in accordance with the New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991, Highways Act 1980 and Traffic Management Act 2004, in particular, the inspection of sites in accordance with the Code of Practice for Inspections, administration of permits, notices, consents and licences including gathering evidence in relation to the enforcement of these Acts.
You will also deal with enquiries received through the Council’s Enquiry Logging Manager (ELM) system.
You should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent, including good passes in English, Maths, and one technical/science subject and should have in the operational application of NRSWA.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
For an informal chat about this post, please contact Brian Lomas, Principal Engineer (Streetworks) on 01635 503233.