Senior Highways Engineer

Camden, London (Greater)
£40,028 - £46,431 per annum
21 Aug 2018
16 Sep 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

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Embrace and work in a changing environment, where no day is the same

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Highways Engineer to work within the dynamic Engineering Service. Engineering is extending its services to Parks and Housing to manage their assets and so the successful candidate will be flexible and adept at identifying improvements and prioritising work according to the needs of customers and legal and health and safety requirements.

As a valued team member, you will make recommendations for continuous improvement demonstrating the ability to incorporate customer requirements, have good project delivery skills and develop your professionalism together with the services that you deliver.  You may be required to respond to service queries, complaints, Members Enquiries and responses to FOI requests in line with agreed standards relative to your area of work.

The successful candidate will be an experienced specialist in the following areas:

  • The safe and effective delivery of revenue and capital funded asset improvements and maintenance of the highway.
  • The design, contract document and project management of highway schemes.
  •      You must have hold a degree in Engineering or a diploma in Civil Engineering or equivalent.

You will need to demonstrate people, performance, influencing, project management and technical skills having previously held an engineering post and provided positive change with high quality customer care. 

You should be confident in using and adapting to a range of ICT systems with the ability to manipulate, analyse and present data. This will include include excellent organisational and communication skills both written and verbal. The ability to manage a demanding workload effectively, working together with your team and liaising with internal and external customers and stakeholders is critical. 

You will also have experience of dealing with UK data protection legislation, including CDM Regulations 2015, the Data Protection Act 1998, Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and all subordinate legislation. You’ll also be an expert in ICE condition of Contract and NEC condition of contract as well as CSS BCI inspection, Management of Highway Structures – A Code of Practice September 2005. This will include designing briefs, creating drawings as part of specifications, delivering engineering projects and managing external contractors.

About Camden

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the on-site leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, Oyster Cards, Cycle to Work Scheme, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 16 September 2018 23:59

Interviews to be held: Week Commencing 1 October 2018

Please quote reference: 180000QZ

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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 17 September 2018 and 15 October 2018