Principal Local Engineer
The Principal Local Engineer role is to provide service at principal level to deliver Local Engineering duties as set out.
Duties and responsibilities:
- To assist the Local Engineering Managers with the management and the delivery of the Local Engineering core business, local highway improvement projects in line with the City Council’s core policies with a focus on highway related issues and contribute to the overall management of the Highways service.
- Developing, designing and delivering proposals for traffic management, local highway infrastructure improvements, and annual programmes of works and preparing documentations for approval and implementation.
- Responding to service requests and enquiries from Elected Members and service users, assisting them in accessing all Highway related services provided by the Highways and Infrastructure service area and the City Council.
- Management and Monitoring of budgets.
Representing the service at Committee, Ward meetings and other public
Preparing and implementing Traffic Regulation Orders, highway permits, licenses
You will hold relevant civil engineering related qualifications or equivalent professional qualifications and a valid driving licence.
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information
Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.
An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016.
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