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Project Engineer

Employer
Telford & Wrekin Council
Location
Telford, Shropshire
Salary
£32,234 - £34,728 per annum
Closing date
31 Aug 2021

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Sector
Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Do you have a passion for civil engineering and construction? Do you want a diverse and varied workload? If so, this is your opportunity to be part of a dynamic team solving engineering issues and delivering projects across the borough.

This is a role in Telford & Wrekin Council’s Engineering & Project Delivery Team delivering a diverse range of projects including drainage, public realm, highways, heritage and safety schemes. You’ll be based between the site, office and home and will be responsible for designing and delivering projects via our term service contract.

We are looking for degree qualified candidates with relevant post graduate experience in the sector. You will be responsible for all stages of scheme delivery and will be expected to have attention to detail to ensure high quality and safe schemes are delivered. You will working closely with contractors and internal clients to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. You must be able to provide your own transport with insurance for business use to allow travel to sites. Candidates should have demonstrable experience and skills in design, supervision, project management and NEC3 contracts. You will work alongside a team of engineers delivering a package of schemes as part of the Council’s 4 year investment programme to Protect, Care and Invest in our borough. You should be and able to work autonomously for extended periods of time in all weather conditions.

Telford a new town has its roots in the 1960s but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck in the past. Over the last 50 years the town has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment. Telford & Wrekin Council is ambitious, always looking to develop, improve and attract investment. The Council has recently delivered a number of exciting projects including the Telford Footbridge which won three ICE awards, a new Innovation Park in Newport, a new Salt Barn and scores of other schemes improving drainage systems, improving assets and repairing heritage structures. We will be investing over £50m over the next three years as part of our Pride in Our Community programme and need engineers to deliver a multitude of projects to improve our public green spaces and highways network, will you be part of shaping it?

For further information on the role please click on the job description and person specification which is available below.

Along with your application please also submit a supporting statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification

For an informal discussion, please contact Adam Brookes at adam.brookes@telford.gov.uk 

Please complete the online application form as CVs will not be accepted.

We are committed to equality and diversity.

Supporting documents
Project Engineer JD & PS

Company

Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
Find Us
Website:
Telephone
01952 380000
Location
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 4NT
GB
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