Engineer (Highway Maintenance)

Location
Darlington, Durham
Salary
£29,909 - £33,136
Posted
31 Aug 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Darlington continues to attract new and exciting developments increasing the ambition of the town and the living standards for all of its residents. It is important that in creating these new opportunities we maintain the highway network in a way that ensures that it is efficient for all road users.

Darlington Borough Council is looking to employ an experienced person to meet the challenge of enabling development whilst ensuring that the highway network is maintained in a sustainable manner. 

You should have experience of Highway Maintenance/Minor Improvement schemes and a sound understanding of issues associated with housing developments including initial design to meet the Tees Valley Specification and inspection of developers work on site.  You will also be able to demonstrate good communication skills.

The post has a broad remit and we will work with the right candidates to hone existing skills and develop new ones. 

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.

For a further informal discussion please contact Dave McGuckin, Principal Engineer on 01325 406616.

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