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Assistant Engineer (North) OCC615082

Oxfordshire County Council
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£26,873 - £32,076 per annum (Grade 7-8)
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

Oxfordshire County Council’s Highway Agreements Team is at the leading edge of place making, overseeing the creation of thriving communities through the delivery of sustainable, high quality highway infrastructure. The team is involved in all aspects of the construction of new development highway and alterations to existing highway, from the planning stages, through technical checks, construction and all the way to final adoption. We are a dynamic team, who work closely with each other in a very supportive, progressive, and dynamic environment.

About the role

If successful, you will assist with the progressing of proposals for highway agreements from planning permission to completion. You will work alongside a team of Engineers to ensure that new road layouts and changes to existing road designs, are in compliance with the council’s standards as well as appropriate contemporary urban design standards.

About you

You will be highly motivated, with a keen eye for detail and strong sense of customer focus, delivering the best possible experience to our stakeholders, customers and partners. You will be a good motivator and mentor for your team, providing quality advice and guidance, based on sound knowledge and experience. You will be either qualified or are prepared to enrol in a Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Civil Engineering.

Rewards and benefits

  • Culture of flexible working
  • Technology to support agile working where role permits
  • Up to 31 day’s holiday p.a. plus bank holidays  
  • Option to ‘buy’ additional holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to health and wellbeing support
  • Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, with an employer’s contribution of up to 19.9%
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Local and national discounts for shopping and travel
  • Great learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development

Would you like to know more?

Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria 

For an informal discussion about the role or for more information, please contact the Team Leader (Highways Agreements): Michelle Plowman -

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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