Are you someone who is looking to progress their career with one of the most highly regarded highway services in the country? Are you someone who is looking for a new challenge in a new area with the prospect of getting support to relocate? Do you want to work in an “office” that exhibits natural beauty like no other?
We are delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity for those wishing to progress their career in the highways and transport department team building on a depth of practical experience delivering roadworks. The core focus of this job is to assist the maintenance manager and improvement manager in managing client activities in the area, especially with regard to the safety of the highway network and the compliance with the county council’s works specification. As part of this role you will complete safety inspections of the highway network including the maintenance of computer records, inspect and approve for sites for operations carried out under the highway authority, you will also complete inspections of developer funded road works in the existing highway and complete inspection of new roads funded by developers.
In addition to this you will be working with the developer and his team to ensure the scheme is delivered to the appropriate standard and in a timely manner.
To be successful in this role you must have some technical background with highway construction/maintenance and civil engineering experience.
Working for us
In return, we can offer you opportunity to develop your skills and experience, and progress your career whilst making a real difference to the work of our diverse range of clients.
We want you to work to live, not live to work, we want you to enjoy the things in life that really matter to you and this is important to us. We can offer you a range of employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme, a salary sacrifice scheme to support career development and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You will have the flexibility to work from home, though it is anticipated future meetings may require attendance in person.
If applying for this post as a secondment opportunity, please ensure that you discuss and seek permission from your line manager before applying. Approval will be sought from the releasing authority to ensure that any secondee can be released on a secondment basis. All secondments are subject to the terms of the agreed joint approach to secondments, detailed within our LGR partnership agreement. Please note that the terms of the LGR partnership agreement apply only to posts identified as part of the move to a unitary authority. For all other posts, existing secondment protocols apply
Contact and apply
Whether you are looking to start your career or looking for a new challenge, we would like to hear from you. For further information about the role please contact:
Peter Granham on 01609 780780
To apply click the Apply Now link below.