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Assistant Engineer/Engineer (535730)

Employer
City of Bradford MDC
Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
Band 8 – PO1 £28,770 - £38,223 pa
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

As ‘UK City of Culture 2025’, 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 2,000km of adopted road network.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer, the successful candidate will be involved in the planning and detailed design of carriageway and footway maintenance schemes and public realm streetscape enhancements.

The successful candidate will assist with the procurement, award and administration of contracts as well as the supervision of works on site. The successful candidate will also assist with the procurement of various surveys and analysis of resulting data, to inform scheme programmes and treatment types.

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,
  • Local Authority pension scheme

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

or email andy.fisher@bradford.gov.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: 3rd March 2024

Please find Job Profile attached:  Assistant Engineer / Engineer Job Profile.pdf

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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