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Senior Capital Engineer

Employer
Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Location
Princess Buildings, Halifax,
Salary
£43,421- £46,464 per annum
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Sector
Highways Maintenance
Job role
Engineer
Contract Type
Full time

Job title : Senior Capital Engineer
Job reference : REQ012402
Application closing date : 21/04/2024
Salary : PO9-12, scp 35-38; £43,421- £46,464 per annum
Job category/type : Council

Job description : 

Post Ref: CC969

Please note: Priority will be given to at risk applicants from local authority employers.

Applicants must have a UK Driving Licence as required to drive a work vehicle (maximum 6 penalty points allowed, and must have held a category B licence for 2 years)

The Highway Capital Maintenance Team is integral to preserving the integrity and functionality of our highway infrastructure, crucial for ensuring public safety and facilitating economic growth.

Our focus is on critical maintenance activities, including patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing schemes, to address deterioration and extend the lifespan of our roads and footways. These activities are pivotal in preventing deterioration, enhancing road safety, and improving driving conditions for the community.

We are in search of a Senior Highway Engineer with specialised expertise in highway capital maintenance, particularly in the areas of patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing schemes.

This role will involve providing technical guidance and support in the planning, design, and execution of maintenance projects.

The successful candidate will play a key role in assessing road conditions, determining appropriate maintenance strategies, and ensuring that all projects are carried out efficiently, within budget, and in compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices associated with highway maintenance and rehabilitation.

This includes a strong background in programming highway works, selecting suitable materials and techniques for patching, surface dressing, and resurfacing, as well as managing the logistical aspects of project delivery.

Experience in project management, budget oversight, and stakeholder engagement is essential. This position requires collaboration with other departments, contractors, and the public to ensure that maintenance activities are coordinated effectively and minimise disruption to road users.

Closing Date: Sunday 21st April 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 13th May 2024

We may utilise digital interview methods.

As part of our Vision (https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/vision) we aim to be a talented, resilient and inclusive community.

We welcome applications from all and offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities.

On 30 January 2019, the Council declared a climate emergency in a bold move to step up its action to tackle climate change.

Calderdale Council embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce, and we are committed to providing an environment that is inclusive. We encourage applications from people who share our commitment to challenge inequality and promote diversity across Calderdale. We particularly welcome applications from communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation. All applications are anonymised before being seen by the selection panel.

For support on your application please read our Application Booklet or visit our Employment Hub

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date, an early submission is advised.

To view job details or apply on-line click apply.

 

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