Network Coordinator

Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster
Grade 9, £32,937 - £36,942
20 Jul 2021
15 Aug 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

We are currently recruiting for an Engineer (Network Coordinator) to be responsible for coordination of all activities on the highway network.

The role will include the collations and management of data relating to all planned and proposed works, events and activities that may impact on the highway network. This will include the proactive engagement with all work promoters and Doncaster’s communication teams to ensure that clear, effective and timely communications are released relating to major works to internal and external stakeholders.

The use of GIS and other software applications is required to provide interactive graphical and spacial information relating to planned and proposed works to enable long-term coordination of the highway network and ensure that the Council major projects are delivered on time via effective coordination and network availability.

The successful candidate will also provide advice to a team engaged in the evaluation of permit works for Traffic Management requirements and prepare the appropriate documentation to facilitate both planned and unplanned road closures, lane closures and traffic control operations. When considered appropriate you will carry out traffic management site visits and evaluate traffic management layouts as part of the permit application process.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with utility companies and their contractors, and a good working knowledge of relevant legislation including New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991, Road Traffic Regulation Act, Traffic Management Act 2004 as well as the relevant Code of Practices. You must also be able to demonstrate extensive experience in the assessing of temporary traffic management and temporary traffic regulation.

We are looking for a hardworking and conscientious person to work in a busy environment, providing an essential and valuable service to our customers, who can build effective relationships with customers and relevant partners.

If you are solutions and results focused, a team player and would like to make your mark in a transforming organisation, then this role could be for you. 

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements for the role are contained within the job profile and  job role summary.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

Shortlisting during week commencing 16th August 2021

Interviews during week commencing 30th August 2021 

For further information about the role please see the attached documents or contact: 

Steve Larkin, Tel: 01302 735129 email address. or

Phil Marran, Tel: 01302 737112 email address.

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.