Senior Engineer (Highway Maintenance)

City of Bradford MDC
Keighley, West Yorkshire
£33,486 - £42,614 per annum
Closing date
4 Sep 2022

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This position is based at our Stockbridge Depot, Royd Ings Avenue, Keighley.

 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 Metropolitan District Council is seeking to recruit a Senior Engineer to join the friendly Highway Maintenance Team who have responsibility for the maintenance of over 2000km of adopted road network.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for managing a team of three Inspectors. You will lead on the planning, procurement and supervision of carriageway, footway, drainage, etc. repairs and improvements and associated surveys and assessments.

You will be responsible for managing specified budget allocations and ensuring compliance with best engineering principles and Codes of Practice, whilst having due regard to health & safety.

You will be required to undertake some work outside normal office hours, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays and to participate in emergency and winter standby arrangements.

You must have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders both internal and external to the Authority and be an ‘innovative’ thinker who can enhance our team and the Highway Maintenance function.

While this post is based at our Stockbridge Depot in Keighley, it will involve a level of mobile working across the Bradford District at all times of the year.

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/hybrid working,
  • free parking at the depot,
  • casual car user mileage allowance,
  • 27/29 days holiday increasing to 30/32 days per year after 5 years continuous service
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • ‘Club Active’ discounted membership and unlimited access to Council-run swimming pools, gyms and fitness classes
  • Salary sacrifice car loan scheme


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

Closing Date: 4 September 2022

 Please find attached the Job Profile:  Senior Engineer - Job Profile.doc


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