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Project Engineers

West Berkshire Council
Newbury, Berkshire
£36,922 per annum (Grade H-I)
Closing date
27 Sep 2021

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Environment, Highways, Parking, Streetscene, Sustainability, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
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Full time
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Project Engineers: Network Improvements Team (Highways)/Traffic & Road Safety/Asset Management

West Berkshire Council are looking for innovative, enthusiastic and focused individuals who will lead on the design, construction and implementation of a wide range of schemes involved with active travel, highway improvements, intelligent transport systems, parking and road safety works, drainage and flood risk management functions.

The successful candidate will help shape the Council’s programmes and help deliver modern, dynamic and pioneering schemes that provide exceptional infrastructure for the public.  We have become recognised as a fast-moving, modern and dynamic Council and there is a determination to provide high quality and value-for-money services whilst challenging and changing the preconceived ideas and status quo, and this means ensuring that our staff have all the qualifications, skills and knowledge they need to do a professional job.

Applications are welcomed from recently qualified graduates or more experienced Civil/Highway Engineers.  We would also be interested to hear from Technicians wishing to make the step up to an Engineer-level post.  

People are our driving force and West Berkshire Council recognises and supports all staff by rewarding them with an excellent package including the opportunity for industry training, flexible working hours (office and home working), family friendly policies and enrolment in the Local Government Pension scheme.  You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days.

To view the job descriptions for the available roles and for details on how to apply, please click here

Closing date: 27/09/2021


West Berkshire makes up over half ofthe geographical area ofthe county of Berkshire ‐ covering an area of 272 squaremiles. It lies on the western fringe ofthe South East region, centrally located, at a crossroads where the South Eastmeetsthe South West and where the south coast comes up tomeetthe southern Midlands.

As such,the districtlies atthe convergence oftwo key road arteriesin the south – the M4 and the A34. Both provide directroad linksin all directions, with all the key urban centresin southern England (London, Reading, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bristol, Oxford, Swindon) within an hour’s drive.
The district has good rail links, with London lessthan an hour by train and further connections, via Reading,to allthemainline routesthroughoutthe country. The area also has very good linksto internationaltransport hubs:Heathrow and Southampton airport are 40 miles away, as are the ferry terminalsin Southampton and Portsmouth, providing links with the continent.

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