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Highways Network Technicians (x2) WMF1075e

Employer
Westmorland and Furness Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
£26,421 to £27,334
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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The Service is responsible for managing and delivering Westmorland and Furness Council’s duties for Highways Services.

The increase in new highway construction is having a direct impact on highway service delivery in compliance with the Highways Act 1980 and the Council’s role in facilitating and managing Section 38 Agreements (S38); which is the current method of adoption of highways associated with new developments under the Act and highway improvements; Section 278 Agreements (S278).

The role will support the Highways Adoptions Engineer to response, on a Council wide basis, to the significant increase in the number of new planning applications from residential and commercial developers in Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow, that either impact on highway improvements or involve highway adoptions.

The role will assist and support the Highways Service of the highway’s adoption process for Section 278 and Section 38 agreements, ensuring the Council is fully compliant with legal agreements entered into with developers.

Assist with highways design checks to facilitate highway developments in relation to S38 and S278.

Assist with calculation of bonds, establishment fees etc. associated with the legal agreements for S38’s and S278’s.

Carry out activities relating to the data input of S278 and S38 agreement using DEF software and MasterGov relevant modules.

The role will also support Highway Network Officers in respect of site inspections, onsite testing and agreeing remedial works with developers and contractors through the Section 38 and Section 278 construction phases.

Assist with the maintaining of site diaries to include activities undertaken, works completed, materials used and a photographic record of progress.

What can we offer you!

  • Excellent training and development offers
  • 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

Application and Interview information

Closing date: Sunday 2nd June 2024

Interview date: week commencing Monday 10th June 2024

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