Senior Assistant Engineer (Network Management)

Location
Wirral, Merseyside
Salary
£32,234 to £34,728
Posted
24 Feb 2021
Closes
07 Mar 2021
Ref
NS/21/143379
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.

We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.

Wirral Council is seeking enthusiastic applicants for new roles in its Network Management team, which is part of the Council's Highways & Infrastructure service, in Neighbourhoods directorate.

There are 2 roles available and each role will be pivotal to the Council in delivering statutory duties which fall under key legislation and policy headings including the Network Management Duty, Traffic Management Act 2004, Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and Combined Authority Transport Plan. 

In the Network Management team an essential aspect of the role will be to project manage, implement and monitor traffic management projects. We are looking for somebody with excellent technical knowledge and professional experience of various traffic management legislation and regulations and experience in dealing with contractors, Members, the general public and other external stakeholders. 

The post holders will have knowledge in the use of design and drawing software for the preparation of designs and procurement documentation and knowledge and delivery of Health and Safety legislation and CDM regulations.

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Please note that in accordance with the Council's policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Council Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Council Jobs page.

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