Lancashire County Council
Preston, Lancashire
£30,095 - £34,373
Closing date
26 Aug 2022

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Environment, Bridges, Highways
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are seeking to recruit a Bridge Engineer to play a key role in an exciting programme of major highway infrastructure development and regeneration across Lancashire. We are looking for enthusiastic, skilled individuals to join our vibrant and growing team of design engineers.

This post is a permanent full-time role based at County Hall, Preston within the Design and Construction Service. The Council operates a flexible working policy with opportunities for home working where appropriate. 

Working within a team of engineers, you will identify and develop design solutions on bridge and highway retaining wall projects including new build, strengthening and maintenance, working to achieve ambitious budget and timescale targets.

You will have a working knowledge of current design standards and specifications relating to bridge engineering, including an understanding of bridge structural analysis.

If you have good communications skills, a customer focused approach to service delivery and experience of managing or assisting in delivering of bridge design projects from scheme inception to construction completion then we would be delighted to hear from you.

We offer an attractive benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave allocation (25 days rising to 31 days after five years' service plus eight bank holidays and two extra statutory days)
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Childcare vouchers (salary sacrifice)
  • Flexible working opportunities and relocation expenses (where appropriate)

To see the full range of benefits, they can be found on our website here

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bridges and Structures Design Manager Chris Wilding on 01772 535176.

Want to know more about the Design and Construction Service? Please see our dedicated website.

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

We reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we receive sufficient applications.

Job Description & Person Specification

Additional Information

  • Minimum Salary: 30095
  • Maximum Salary: 34373
  • Pay Basis: Yearly
  • Schedule Type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37
  • Closing Date: Aug 26, 2022

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