Highways Asset Engineer

Location
Hackney, London (Greater)
Salary
£37,260 - £38,148
Posted
24 May 2022
Closes
12 Jun 2022
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Are you an experienced Asset Management professional looking for your next challenge? We are seeking an experienced and talented Highways Asset Engineer professional to be responsible for the successful delivery of Hackney's statutory and legal obligations in regards to the Street Gazetteer and Asset Management areas.

You will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of all highway asset management workstreams, embedding compliance in all areas, which also contributes to the achievement of the Council’s corporate objectives.

Working with the Group Engineer, and officers within Streetscene, you will also assist in creating a vision for the team which delivers innovative, cost effective and imaginative solutions which are based on best practice and which deliver high quality, successful, and customer focussed outcomes.

You will be experienced in dealing with highways asset systems and gazetteers, along with the use of data in spreadsheets, and geographical information systems, as well as a good knowledge of highway asset management principles and policies. You will have enthusiasm to make a difference and be flexible, with the ability to engage with the public and employees at all levels.

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 you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

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.

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.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: hackneyworksjobs@hackney.gov.uk

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.