Have a passion for Streetworks?
We are looking for an organised and self-motivated individual to join our Streetworks Team based in Hackney Central.
Reporting to the Senior Engineer, and working as part of a busy, friendly team, you will ensure that the Council's obligations under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Traffic Management Act 2004 & The London Permit Scheme are discharged efficiently and effectively in order to reduce disruption to the public highway and enable the Council to fulfil its network management duty. Duties will include, but not limited to, inspecting Street Works activities throughout the borough, reporting on works in progress, overruns, defective apparatus, defective reinstatements and monitoring sites throughout the guarantee period.
Ideally, you will already have a good working knowledge of all current legislation and a methodical approach which enables you to undertake your work effectively and efficiently. Experience working in a similar fast-paced environment, and a working knowledge of Streetworks systems would be an advantage.
Competent IT user, with good working knowledge of a range of packages including Microsoft Word and Excel You will also have a sound understanding of current Street Works Registers, and the use of hand held inspection devices would be beneficial.
You will be customer focused and possess excellent communications skills.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
If the opportunity of working here excites you, please apply.
The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.
This application process replaces a supporting statement.
Closing date for applications: 22 September 2020
Interviews: W/c 05 October 2020
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.