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Senior Highways engineer

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Senior highways engineer (Local Authority)


£43'000-£47'000 + Hybrid role- 2 days a week + Public sector role + Pension + Training + Progression + holiday

Do you have experience working on highways maintenance schemes from a local authority?

Are you looking for a role with a council who have exciting long term projects that will broaden your skills sets and offer challenge as well as variety to your role?

This well run local authority are looking for a Senior Highway Engineer who will work on major and minor planned and responsive maintenance on footways, drainage and carriageways that will be funded from Council resources , regeneration schemes and other opportunities from new developments.

Within the Highways Service they have several new permanent positions that will help them to continue to keep the highways network safe while supporting the economic growth of the borough.

These posts will contribute to the service by allowing us to effectively maintain and improve our highways assets including drainage, footways, carriageways, street furniture and structures. All these posts will sit within the Highways and Maintenance Group which includes Maintenance and Improvements Teams.

The ideal candidate will have a background in highways maintenance from a local authority . You will have a clear understanding of the principal responsibilities and the key issues facing the public sector in respect of highways maintenance. You will possess a working knowledge and understanding of highways, traffic, transport related legislation, statutory duties and working practice. An understanding of the current planning, sustainability and economic agendas which are influencing highway and transport policy, schemes and implementation will be required for these roles.

This is a brilliant role for a highways engineer from a local authority background to join an organisation that is well run, well funded and where there is clear scope for professional development and progression.

The role
*Highways maintenance.
*Working on a variety of projects such as Resurfacing, footways and drainage schemes
*Project manage from start to finish.

The person
*Candidates need to have working within a local authority.
*Have working in a highways maintenance role