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Senior Technician – Highway Drainage

Derbyshire County Council
Grade 9 £30,054 - £31,963 per annum
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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The Highway Drainage Management Team is a newly formed team within the Highways Service to manage the effective delivery of maintenance activities and capital works for the authorities highway drainage network. This position provides an exciting opportunity to develop how Derbyshire’s highway drainage assets are managed in the future, as part of the authorities “Highways Transformation” programme. 

You will be primarily involved in supporting the Project Engineer in administering the authorities highway drainage responsibilities, including the management and delivery of both the highway drainage maintenance and capital works.

What will i be doing:

  • Manage cyclic, reactive and planned works on the Highway Drainage Network.
  • Carry out necessary site inspections and surveys. 
  • Support the delivery of inspection and data capture on the highway drainage asset
  • Providing responses to enquiries from all customers/service users

What skills and experience do i need to have;

  • BTec Higher in Civil Engineering or similar qualification with relevant post qualification experience.
  • Technical and practical problem solving skills.
  • Skills and experience in relation to highway drainage asset management and maintenance, or similar areas of work where these skills are transferable.

You will work closely with other Services within the Highways Division to continually develop service improvement and efficiencies whilst embracing new technologies and best working practices.

We offer a friendly and supportive working environment, a variety of Derbyshire based work, flexible working hours and the opportunity to develop yourself and your career.  

Benefits of working for us include: 

  • Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous leave and flexi leave schemes
  • Commitment to your continuing professional development with ongoing training opportunities
  • Occupational Health service
  • Physiotherapy Service
  • An in-house counselling service
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount on leisure centre memberships

Should you wish to have an informal chat about this role, then please contact Paul Sherlock on 07909 625619 or

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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