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Highway Engineer

Employer
Bracknell Forest Borough Council
Location
Bracknell, Berkshire
Salary
£30,095 - £40,578 + £637 London Weighting (Subject to 2022-23 pay award)
Closing date
20 Jun 2022

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Sector
Corporate Services, Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time
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We make a difference to the environment we live in. Come and help us maintain our highway infrastructure and implement a range of innovative highways and transport schemes.

Do you enjoy working in a committed professional environment looking to improve the resilience of our highway network?  Do you want to work within an expanding team of specialists, working collaboratively to deliver the right highway maintenance and transport improvement solutions? If yes, then this is a great opportunity to build your career with an organisation that will support and invest in you. We offer flexible home working and good travel links to the office and our regenerated town centre.

What it's like working in our team...

You’ll find the Highways & Transport division a supportive and inclusive environment where colleagues enjoy teamwork and problem solving. 

Whilst working with colleagues across the organisation you will experience our shared values and goals that underpin our ‘One Council’ approach.

You will be a key team member, supported along the way whilst making a big impact on what we do.

You will be supported to carry out the following duties & responsibilities…..

To assist the Senior Engineer(s) with the development, design and implementation of planned carriageway and footway surface treatment programmes together with highway and transport engineering schemes, alongside broader highway capital maintenance projects including drainage and structures.

To form part of the Highway Engineering Group responsible for discharging duties and responsibilities of the Council in relation to highway and transport engineering, highway maintenance, traffic management, and road safety matters.

To develop and implement a range of innovative highway and transport engineering schemes.

The benefits you will experience are...

  • Flexible home working arrangements
  • An inclusive and social working environment.
  • Working in a supportive team.
  • Great office location next to travel links and the regenerated town centre.
  • Internal sports and social club opportunities.

What we're looking for...

An individual who is self-motivated, great at prioritising, creative, innovative, and comfortable working to deadlines. Good communication skills are vital, as are the interpersonal skills it takes to work as part of a team and liaise with a wide range of professionals and customers.

To succeed you will need at least a HNC or HND in a relevant subject such as Civil Engineering, you will be IT literate and have knowledge and experience in highways and transport, especially planned carriageway and footway surface treatment programmes alongside broader highway capital maintenance projects including drainage and structures. Confident in your ability to apply current government policies and design standards, you’re also adept at analysing information and producing coherent reports, designs and recommendations within a Highways and Transport environment.

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th July 2022.

Want to ask us a question?

For an informal discussion or to ask any questions about this role.  Please contact: Nick Rose – Highways Engineering Manager 01344 351169 or Jim Naylor - Senior Engineer (Capital Projects) 01344 351174

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 As part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process if a suitable redeployee is identified. 

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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