Highway Drainage Senior Technician

Derbyshire County Council
Matlock, Derbyshire
£26,204 to £28,113 - Plus market leading package
Closing date
21 Aug 2022

The Highway Drainage Management Team is a newly formed team within the Highways Service to manage the effective delivery of maintenance activities and capital works for the authorities highway drainage network.

This position provides an exciting opportunity to develop how Derbyshire’s highway drainage assets are managed in the future, as part of the authorities “Future Highways Model” programme. 

You will be primarily involved in supporting the Project Engineer in administering the authorities highway drainage responsibilities, including the management and delivery of both the highway drainage maintenance and capital works.

What will I be doing?

  • Manage cyclic, reactive, and planned works on the Highway Drainage Network
  • Carry out site inspections and surveys 
  • Support the delivery of inspection and data capture on the highway drainage asset
  • Providing responses to enquiries from customers and service users

What skills and experience do I need to have?

  • BTec Higher in Civil Engineering or similar qualification with relevant post qualification experience.
  • Technical and practical problem solving skills.
  • Skills and experience in relation to highway drainage asset management and maintenance, or similar areas of work where these skills are transferable.

These lists are not exhaustive, take a look at our comprehensive job profile for more detail (this role is known internally as Senior Technician – Highways Drainage).

You will work closely with other Services within the Highways Division to continually develop service improvement and efficiencies whilst embracing new technologies and best working practices.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment, a variety of Derbyshire based work, flexible working hours and the opportunity to develop yourself and your career.  

Benefits of working for us include: 

  • Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous leave and flexi leave schemes
  • Commitment to your continuing professional development with ongoing training opportunities
  • Occupational Health service
  • Physiotherapy Service
  • An in-house counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount on leisure centre memberships

Should you wish to have an informal chat about this role, then please contact Richard Ward on 01629 535487 or richard.ward@derbyshire.gov.uk


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