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Senior Roads Engineer.3590

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
16/08/2020 23:59
£41,675 - £45,591
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall

Job details 

Closing date:
16 Aug

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Further information

Senior Engineer (Roads) - Band 10 (SCP 39-43)

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.  For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The primary purpose of Highways & Technical Services is to manage, maintain and improve infrastructure, including highways, flood defences and the coast, for the benefit of those who choose to live, work, visit and invest in Northumberland.

Highways & Technical Services is responsible for the provision of three key functions across Northumberland. We manage, maintain and improve the highway and transport network, to make sure that everyone can travel safely and without significant delay or disruption on our roads, footways and cycleways throughout the year. We also arrange home to school transport and procure supported public transport services and provide the Lead Local Flood Authority and Coastal Protection Authority roles.

The primary function of the Technical Services Design Team is the design, project management and delivery of highway and transport improvement and safety schemes. With an annual LTP budget of £18M these schemes range from traffic calming and major maintenance schemes through to car parks and junction improvements. We also design and project manage major highway improvement projects including new bypasses, link roads and access roads for new developments. As well our own schemes we also take on work for internal and external clients.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer (Roads) you will be responsible for a team of multi-disciplinary professional engineering and technical support staff, project and financial management of schemes and meeting income generation targets.

The role
We are looking for Senior Engineers with extensive experience in highway design, CDM, NEC contract preparation/management, project, resource and financial management and the ability to support the development of staff within the team. The ability to converse easily with Elected Members, senior management, Clients and customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

We are offering: 
- A salary between £41,675 and £45,591
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working - Extensive training and development opportunities

Essential requirements:
- Chartered Engineer with an accredited degree in Civil Engineering
- Recent relevant management training or qualifications

Closing date: Midnight on 16th August 2020

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Gary Mills (tel. 01670 622979 or email gary.mills@northumberland.gov.uk) for an informal discussion.

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