Highways Network Engineer (Operations) - Penrith

£37,890 - £38,890
11 Jan 2022
16 Jan 2022
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We have an exciting opportunity for the right person to work within the challenging and ever-changing landscape of Highway Operations.

Successful applicants will need to be able to lead a multi-disciplinary team of operational staff delivering a wide range of construction activities, ensuring they meet given standards, timescales, and targets. The role will also hold the responsibility for the construction of highway improvement and maintenance projects.

It will require close liaising with the Highways Operations Manager, the wider management team in Highways and Transportation, and relevant stakeholders, as well as the line management of the operational staff. The role is based within the Skirsgill Highways Depot in Penrith but will require regular site visits to assess and ascertain progress of works.

We are looking for an organised, experienced, and enthusiastic Engineer who is a team player and who is keen to learn and progress within the Highways Service. If this sounds like you, the please apply today.

Interview information

Closing date: 16/01/2022

Interview date: week commencing 24/01/2022

We are currently operating virtual interviews. This will preferably be undertaken using the Microsoft Teams software, which is currently free for new users, however if there are any issues with accessing this technology, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements prior to the interviews.

Options will be discussed with candidates once they have been invited to the interview stage of the process, and if you have any concerns or adjustments are needed, we are happy to discuss.

What we can offer you

Cumbria County Council is a modern, vibrant place to work offering a range of staff benefits, including:

*Excellent training and development offers

*Flexible working opportunities

*Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

*Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

*Competitive rates of pay

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cumbria County Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone and work to promote an inclusive, supportive culture that values and celebrates our differences.

As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

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