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Assistant Engineer/Engineer - Highway Maintenance

City of Bradford MDC
Bradford, West Yorkshire
£24,920 - £34,373
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Environment, Highways
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Full time
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The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

Bradford and its extensive district is an award winning, cultural destination and one of the youngest, most vibrant places in the country. Combine a UNESCO City of Film and Salts Mill World Heritage Site with wild and beautiful moorland, throw in world class artists such as David Hockney, and literary greats such as the Brontës, coupled with a city packed with a rich and varied mix of cultures and heritages, and you have Bradford!

Bradford District is currently undergoing a considerable transformational agenda and this is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Assistant Engineer/Engineer to join the Highway Maintenance team, who have responsibility for maintenance of around 2000km of adopted road network.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer, the successful candidate will assist in the planning and detailed design of carriageway and footway maintenance schemes and town centre streetscape improvements. The successful candidate will also assist in the procurement, award and administration of contracts as well as the supervision of works on site.

You must have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and partners both internal and external to the Authority and be an ‘innovative’ thinker who can enhance our teams and enable Highway Services to meet current and future challenges.

You should be qualified to at least HNC/D or Technical NVQ Level 6 in Civil Engineering.

A full driving licence and the ability to drive to our different sites throughout the district is essential.

Some of the great benefits we offer are:

  • flexitime and flexible working,
  • free parking at the main site,
  • casual car user mileage allowance,
  • 27/29 days holiday increasing to 30/32 days per year after 5 years continuous service

For further information about the post, please contact Andy Fisher on 01535 618297

or email

Assistant Engineer/Engineer - JP.pdf

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