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Senior Technician - Highway Drainage Management (2 Posts)

Derbyshire County Council
Matlock, Derbyshire
£26,204 - £28,113
Closing date
26 Jun 2022

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Environment, Highways
Job role
Manager, Officer
Contract Type
Full time
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The Highway Drainage Management Team is a newly formed team within the Highways Service to manage the effective delivery of maintenance activities and capital works for the authorities highway drainage network. This position provides an exciting opportunity to develop how Derbyshire’s highway drainage assets are managed in the future, as part of the authorities “Future Highways Model” programme. 

You will be primarily involved in supporting the Project Engineer in administering the authorities highway drainage responsibilities, including the management and delivery of both the highway drainage maintenance and capital works.

What will you be doing?

  • Manage cyclic, reactive and planned works on the Highway Drainage Network.
  • Carry out necessarry site inspections and surveys. 
  • Support the delivery of inspection and data capture on the highway drainage asset
  • Providing responses to enquiries from all customers/service users

What skills and experience do I need to have?

  • BTec Higher in Civil Engineering or similar qualification with relevant post qualification experience.
  • Technical and practical problem solving skills.
  • Skills and experience in relation to highway drainage asset management and maintenance, or similar areas of work where these skills are transferable.

These lists are not exhaustive, take a look at our comprehensive job profile for more detail.

You will work closely with other Services within the Highways Division to continually develop service improvement and efficiencies whilst embracing new technologies and best working practices.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment, a variety of Derbyshire based work, flexible working hours and the opportunity to develop yourself and your career.  

What we offer you: 

  • Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days of annual leave, plus another 5 once you have reached 5 years of continuous service
  • Flexi Time, allowing up to an additional 2 days of leave per month
  • Commitment to your continuing professsional development with ongoing training opportunities
  • Occupational Health service
  • Physiotherapy Service
  • An in-house counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount on leisure centre membership
  • And much more.

Should you wish to have an informal chat about this role, then please contact Richard Ward on 01629 535487 or

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