Contracting Engineer

Doncaster Council
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
£33,513 - £37,588 pay award pending
Closing date
29 Aug 2022

View more

Environment, Highways
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

We are currently recruiting for a Contracting Engineer to work within the Highways Operations Service.  You will be responsible for the measurement and setting out of schemes and projects across the borough for internal and external partners. The role will involve working in a highly commercial environment where cost-control, productivity and quality are required to be of the highest standard. Sub-contract staff will be under your direct control therefore management and supervisory skills are required as well as knowledge of NEC4 for contract administration.

You will be responsible for Technical Support for Highways Operations, particularly, to programme and supervise sub-contractors on highways and drainage schemes, including the utilisation of modern setting out techniques, as well as final measurement, valuations and payment on completion.

You will be a self-motivated, well organised person who can readily communicate with engineers, managers, contractors and the public alike. Reliable and professional with a customer focused approach you will work across departments and with external partners to provide a consistent service.

Extensive knowledge and experience of civil engineering practices and contract procedures is desirable but is not essential for the right candidate as training and support, from a highly experienced team is available.

Further details about the responsibilities and requirements of the role are contained in the role summary and job profile.

There are opportunities to participate in the Council’s emergency planning and winter maintenance procedures, as well as the opportunity to work out of hours as the service requires.

In return for your hard work and dedication, we can offer you the chance to be part of a great team dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 29/08/22 and it is anticipated that interviews will be held W/C 05/09/22

For further details or an informal chat please contact:

Wayne Cox, Tel: 07896594801, Email:- 

English Fluency Duty Under The Immigration Act 2016: As you are applying for a customer facing role, you must have the ability to converse easily with customers being able to provide advice and guidance in accurate spoken English.

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert