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Engineering Technician (Highways Maintenance)

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/08/2019 23:59
£25,295 - £27,905
Hours per week:
37 hours
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Broad Lane offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7PN
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Aug

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information


Are you looking to work on a spectrum of projects and prestigious schemes giving you variety and challenges within your job? This could be the role for you!

An opportunity has arisen in the Environment Community Services Streetcare Highways Team, for an Engineering Technician to support in the delivery of Highway Maintenance schemes in South Gloucestershire.

• To assist or undertake in the programming and supervision of Highway maintenance schemes.
• Carry out site assessments and develop solutions.
• Prepare drawings, undertake calculations, prepare contract documentation.
• Draft scheme estimates and undertake financial monitoring of scheme costs.
• Work closely with external Contractors and internal workforce.
• Promote safe working practices and assist in the preparation of documentation relating to the Construction Design Management Regulations.
• You will be expected to work on most schemes with minimal supervision. On large scale schemes the post holder will be overseen and supported by a more senior officer.

• You must be working towards or partly qualified with a professional or technical qualification eg HNC/HND, EngTech
• Considerable experience working within an civil engineering or an appropriate technical discipline including manging technical aspects of projects
• Have a working knowledge of highway infrastructure as it relates to technical specifications, legislation and codes of practice
• Knowledge of CDM and health and safety in construction/Engineering

• Experience in working with Autocad.
• Experience of co-ordinating and delivering engineering programmes and projects to meet clearly defined outcomes and outputs
• Assisting with the delivery of technical reports or presentations in public forums or similar
• A good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project would be advantageous

For further information about the role please contact Daniel Taylor on 01454 863506

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Selection Criteria
To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.

Use of a vehicle
If the nature of the duties require you to travel on Council business on a regular basis, so you must either have a current driving licence and provide a car, or have access to appropriate means of travel.

If you use your vehicle on authorised Council business, you will receive a mileage payment based on the Inland Revenue Authorised Mileage Allowance Payment Scheme (AMAPS). The allowance is provided on the condition that your own insurance covers you for business use and indemnifies the Council against claim (including those concerning passengers) arising out of the use of the vehicle on official business. You will also be eligible for a car loan if you meet the criteria within the Council’s Car Loan Scheme.

Our Values
Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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