Assistant Engineer

Lancashire County Council
Preston, Lancashire
£25,927 - £30,095
Closing date
26 Aug 2022

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Environment, Highways
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking to recruit Assistant Bridge Engineers to play a key role in an exciting programme of major highway infrastructure development and regeneration across Lancashire. We are looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals to join our vibrant and growing team of design engineers.

These posts are permanent full-time role and based at County Hall, Preston within the Design and Construction Service.  (During this pandemic we are currently work from home.)

Working within a team of engineers, you assist in developing design solutions on bridge and highway retaining wall projects including new build, strengthening and maintenance, working to achieve ambitious budget and timescale targets.  The work you do will support your team members and help everyone solve engineering challenges.

You will have some knowledge of current design standards and specifications relating to bridge engineering, including an understanding of bridge structural analysis.

If you have good communications skills, a customer focused approach to service delivery and experience of assisting in delivering of bridge design projects from scheme inception to construction completion then we would be delighted to hear from you.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

We offer an attractive benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave allocation (25 days rising to 31 days after five years' service plus eight bank holidays and two extra statutory days)
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Childcare vouchers (salary sacrifice)
  • Flexible working opportunities and relocation expenses (where appropriate)

To see the full range of benefits, please click here

Want to know more about the Design and Construction Service? Please see our dedicated website.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bridges and Structures Design Manager Chris Wilding on 01772 535176.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

Job Profile and Person Specification

Additional Information

  • Minimum Salary: 25927
  • Maximum Salary: 30095
  • Pay Basis: Yearly
  • Schedule Type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37
  • Closing Date: Aug 26, 2022

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