Group Engineer (Highway Design)
Salary details: £39,782 to £43,757 plus £3,000 Market Rate Supplement
Ref: CRO 1839
Economy and Infrastructure
Commercial, Regulatory & Operational Services
Place of Work: Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours per Week: 37
Closing date: 29 October 2019
Are you an experienced engineer looking for an opportunity to improve the lives of the local people of Huddersfield, Dewsbury and the surrounding areas? We are looking for a Group Engineer to work as part of our Highway Network and Asset Management teams here at Kirklees Council.
Kirklees is attracting a significant level of investment into the district which is funding major highway infrastructure improvements, upgrade of utility networks including major investment in fibre, as well as new homes and businesses.
In Highway Network Management, we have increasing emphasis on minimising delay and disruption caused by street/roadworks, planned events and incidents with the aim to maintain or return to normal operating as quickly as possible.
In Asset Management, we have overall responsibility for the highways assets including a 1900km road network, structures portfolio of 500 bridges, 600 retaining walls, culverts or other structures and 52,000 streetlights.
We are looking for a Group Engineer who already has:
As Group Engineer, your key responsibilities and duties will consist of:
At Kirklees Council, we want to support your professional development to give you the right skills, confidence and support to really achieve your potential. We offer a variety of courses and training designed for this exact purpose.
We value the importance of having work life balance, so this is why we offer provisions such as flexible-working, generous holiday entitlement, a variety of special leave policies, employee healthcare services and a childcare voucher scheme.
If you are interested in what we are offering, and have the skills we are looking for, have a look at the attached job profile for more information. To apply please go to Total Jobs and upload your CV.