Senior Engineer Network Management

Location
Swansea (Abertawe)
Salary
£32,878 - £36,876 per annum
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Ref
PL.0840-V2
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

The Network Management team, of Swansea council, deal with discharging the duties of the Highway Authority as laid out in the Highways Act, with regard to mainly housing developments, through s278 and s38 Agreements. This is an exciting opportunity to support the council’s ambitions to develop affordable housing in Swansea and to provide advice and support to developers, ensuring Swansea is a destination where investors can be confident that their project will be assessed and considered in an efficient, professional, transparent and timely manner.

The successful candidate will have significant experience in the highway engineering field, be competent in assessing submitted proposals against approved engineering principles and design standards. The candidate will also have experience of managing s278 and s38 agreements of the Highways Act, site supervision, will be able to work independently, be of a confident, robust disposition, being able to work with and build productive and positive working relationships with Developers and their appointed contracting organisations.

In return the candidate will enjoy working in a busy yet friendly team environment within a picturesque part of the UK, with the opportunity to enjoy a great work, life balance within a fantastic natural environment, whether that be surfing on Gower’s award winning beaches, hiking in the nearby Brecon Beacons, or enjoying the numerous sporting and cultural events.

Swansea is an ideal base with efficient transport connections to Cardiff, Bristol and onwards to Birmingham and London.