Senior Project Engineer (Highways Laboratory Services Manager)

Grade 13 £39,867 - £43,282 per annum
31 Oct 2018
02 Dec 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Senior Project Engineer (Highways Laboratory Services Manager)

Ref: JOB/18/01138

Salary: Grade 13 £39,867 - £43,282 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Location: County Transport, Ambergate


Full Time ● Permanent ● Economy, Transport and Environment


Derbyshire County Council are looking for an enthusiastic, enterprising and experienced laboratory Manager to manage the County Councils ‘in house’ highways laboratory based at Ambergate.

The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent management skills, an in depth knowledge of construction materials testing, together with a range of onsite client testing requirements, preferably with a relevant engineering or technical background and have a track record of running a successful commercial operation.

The principle work of the highways laboratory, comprises the testing of materials used in the construction and maintenance of the County’s 5,300km highway network, however Derbyshire as an ‘Enterprising Council’ are keen to develop a more commercial approach to marketing their laboratory services.

Should you wish to discuss this opportunity then please contact either Neill Bennett 01629 538659 or Pat Hough 01629 532854.

Provisional Interview Date: January 2019

Closing Date: 2 December 2018

Application packs for all vacancies are available online at or from Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.