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Senior Highways Network Technician WMF919e

Employer
Westmorland and Furness Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
£32,076 - £33,024
Closing date
13 Mar 2024

About this opportunity

Westmorland and Furness Council, Highways and Transport service, are looking for an experienced, motivated, and friendly individual to join us as Senior Highways Network Technician. We are excited to offer this permanent opportunity, and this is an excellent career step for candidates with experience in highways, transportation and construction backgrounds, looking to join a large and thriving organisation.

In this role, you will work as part of the Furness area Highways team; preparing, designing and processing highway improvement and maintenance projects, as well as undertaking inventory collection. This includes carrying out activities relating to surveys, design, specification, and data collection and input.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for strong communicators, as you will provide technical advice and guidance to colleagues in respect of specifications and standards for highways design and maintenance. You will also provide advice on the application of legislation, regulation, policy and principles to both internal and external customers of the Council.

This role is a great opportunity for candidates who have significant experience of highway, transportation, or construction design, as well as a sound knowledge of local government and dealing with customers. Awareness of construction contracts, highway maintenance activities and national design standards is also essential. You will be able to work under pressure, and be an effective team member, driving innovation and motivation throughout the team and service.

Experience of Winter Maintenance is desirable, as this role will support Winter Maintenance activities to given timescales, costs and specifications, but full training and support will be given.

If you’re looking for your next challenge, and you have a passion for our service, then apply today!

What can we offer you!

Excellent training and development

Flexible working opportunities

Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)

Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms

Competitive rates of pay

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