Technician(s) / Assistant Engineer

Location
Darlington, Durham
Salary
£16,755 - £29,909 Annually
Posted
03 Aug 2018
Closes
02 Sep 2018
Job role
Engineer, Technician
Contract Type
Full time

Technician(s) / Assistant Engineer

Vacancy ID: 009044

Salary: £16,755 - £29,909 Annually

Closing Date: 02/09/2018

Benefits & Grade

These are multi-graded posts encompassing grades F, J, M, and N. The grade for the post will be determined by the level of knowledge and experience the post holder can demonstrate in relation to the job description / person specification.

Assistant Engineer         Grade N =     £26,470 - £29,909 p.a.
Senior Technician           Grade M =     £23,111 - £26,470 p.a.
Technician                      Grade J =     £18,672 - £19,446 p.a.
Assistant Technician       Grade F =     £16,755 - £17,007 p.a.

Contract Details

4 x Permanent 

Contract Hours

37 hours per week

Job Description

Darlington’s Transport and Capital Projects division is responsible for the improvement and maintenance of the highway network that includes roads, footways, bridges and structures and public rights of way and has several vacancies in the Highway Design and Highway Maintenance teams as follows: 

Highway Network Management (Highway Design – 3 vacancies):
 
As part of a team you will be involved in the management and improvement of the highway network to encourage the efficient use of our roads and support economic growth, including the design and implementation of a wide range of highway and traffic management schemes and contracts. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Noel Walecki, Principal Highway Design Engineer on 01325 406706.

Highway Asset Management (Highway Maintenance – 1 vacancy):
 
As part of a team you will be involved in the design and implementation of a wide range of highway maintenance schemes and contracts and providing input to the highway asset management processes and works under Sections 38 and 278 of the Highways Act 1980. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Dave McGuckin, Principal Engineer on 01325 406616.

Applications will be considered across the full grade range, please refer to the person specification for details of the attributes the successful candidates will have for the various grades. Please indicate in your application the grade(s) you are applying for and whether you have a preference as to which team you would like to work in. 

As a service we are committed to the professional development of our employees and such we offer workplace development opportunities.  We may also consider providing funding for the right candidates to obtain further academic qualifications relevant to the role.

The rewards for working at the Council go beyond the salary you will receive with numerous additional benefits such as:

•    31 days annual leave
•    Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
•    Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
•    Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
•    Flexi Time Scheme
•    Cycle to Work Scheme in partnership with Halfords
•    Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services
•    Reduced membership to the Dolphin Centre’s ‘Fit 4 Life’ package
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Vacancy Information document.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. 

An online application form and further information are available from www.darlington.gov.uk/job-vacancies.

Alternatively, you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email: recruitment@xentrall.org.uk