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Street Lighting Assistant Technician / Technician / Engineer - Career Grade

Lincolnshire County Council
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
£22,737 - £40,221
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join Lincolnshire County Council's Street Lighting Team as a Street Lighting Assistant Technician / Technician / Senior Technician or Engineer on a Career Grade Opportunity.

About the Team

You will join a team of experienced Street Lighting Officers who provide specialist knowledge and results in the design and operational maintenance of street lighting assets across the whole of Lincolnshire.

The Street lighting Team sits alongside other specialist engineering teams within the County's Technical Services Partnership (TSP), which includes Road Design, Signs and Lines, Drainage and Structures; we just love to share our knowledge and experience with others!

About the Role

Each day brings new experiences in this role, you will contribute towards the excellent work carried out by the team that proactively make improvements to existing street lighting assets. There is also a reactive maintenance nature to the job to resolve faults that the Contractor has been unable to easily resolve. Your investigatory skills are required to determine where the fault lies and determine a suitable and cost effective solution; whilst keeping the customer regularly updated.

You will interact with Colleagues, Clients, the Public, and Contractors to deliver projects on time and within budget. 

About You

You will ideally have experience of Street Lighting Design Software and be familiar with prevailing Street Lighting Design Standards. Should you come on board at the entry level then we will introduce you to the software and standards whilst supporting your development to progress within your career post up to the top of the G9 pay grade (£40,221) and beyond.

As this is a Career Grade Opportunity we would welcome applications from candidates at any level of their career from; just starting out/entry level (@Grade 3 £22,737 - £23,893), up to Engineer level (@Grade 9 £36,648 - £40,221).

We are a relatively small team operating a hybrid model combining onsite, remote, and office-based work.   Our experienced team includes running and football enthusiasts, but we are not all about sport- we have other interests too!!  We try to get together every so often and let our hair down a little. Our social outings are optional but we do want you to feel that you are the part of the team and join us if you can, no pressure.

If this could be the start of your career or your next career move, but you're not sure if your skills and experience are exactly what we’re looking for, please do apply, we’d love to hear from you! What matters most to us is your attitude, motivation, and eagerness to learn and collaborate within a team.

Along with a competitive salary we are offering:

  • A Contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
  • Flexible working policies
  • Career progression opportunities
  • A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more

Further details can be found here: Rewards and benefits – Lincolnshire County Council

If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply!  If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to

Applications will close on 03/06/24 and interviews will take place 17/06/24

For a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact:

Nathan Poundall via email

Best of luck with your application

A Smarter Working Employer

We have embraced new ways of working and hybrid working will be a feature of this role. You will be given a nominated contractual work base and you will be required to commute to this work base when necessary.  Working arrangements regarding hybrid working will be discussed as part of the appointment process.

Our technology platform and equipment is very good enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have in place good connectivity, and we will discuss during the recruitment process if support with this is needed.

Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check.

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for equal positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Fluency Duty

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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