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Street Works and Permitting Officer

Lincolnshire County Council
£26,466 - £29,174
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Environment, Highways
Job role
Contract Type
Full time
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Are you interested in working for an organisation that is committed to providing exceptional service to local communities and event organisers, where you can make a difference? If so, Lincolnshire County Council has the role for you.

Are you an experienced Highways Engineer who wants to make a difference to how Street Works are managed within the 5,500 miles of road network in Lincolnshire? Are you an ambitious, diligent, hardworking individual with a passion for customer care, and excellent communication skills? Do you want to make travelling in Lincolnshire a more pleasant experience? Then join Lincolnshire County Council to help ease traffic congestion and improve the quality of road reinstatements.

About the Role                                       

We are currently looking for an individual who can ensure the efficient use of the Lincolnshire Highway Network by coordinating, inspecting, and enforcing works on the highway.

You will coordinate all permit requests within your area and carry out NRSWA and Permit inspections on site. You will have an overview of all activity on the highway in your area, including events. You will provide timely and expert advice to stakeholders and contractors on all street works related matters, including traffic management. You will safeguard the needs of all road users and residents whilst helping to facilitate works on the highway, organising these in the most efficient way possible.

Working within the Lincolnshire Permit Scheme in accordance with the New Road and Street Works Act 1991, the Traffic Management Act 2004, and the Highways Act 1980 and the County Council's Policies and procedures, you will liaise with all stakeholders, including Council Members on matters relating to roadwork legislation, inspection, and enforcement.  

An in-depth industry experience of specification and materials is essential, along with experience of NRSWA 1991 and traffic management legislation.

You will assist the Street Works and Permitting Manager in the interpretation and implementation of legislation and policy to safeguard the authority against potential legal challenges. This will include support to constant review and amendment to working practices, procedures and systems.

About You

It is essential that you hold a NRSWA Supervisors qualification and HNC in an appropriate discipline OR have a demonstrable level of knowledge and skill suitable for the role.

Are you an individual who can successfully manage network traffic management within the Lincoln City and North Kesteven areas? You will be able to communicate with stakeholders effectively and to build collaborative relationships to work towards the corporate vision of achieving more than we can on our own. You will be able to demonstrate ability in data and performance management, and a strong experience in Street Works/Highways sector.

Above all else you need to have a positive "can do" attitude and be passionate about ensuring the Lincolnshire Highways Network delivers for the residents and road users of the county.

About Our Offer

Along with a competitive salary we are offering;

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Civil service sports council membership
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • An annual leave entitlement of up to 28 days plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact; Ashley Behan via email

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


 To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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