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Engineer (Highway Assets)

Halton Borough Council
Halton, Cheshire
£29,777 - £32,076 per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

Make a huge impact in Halton!

The Council has ambitious plans to deliver a local plan that provides a platform for future generations. To achieve this at pace, there is an organisational commitment to build operational capacity across a number of service areas.

As a result, we have a range of exciting career opportunities in roles that will directly contribute to the growth and development of our local area.

By taking on one of these roles, you’ll be at the centre of the action – revitalising neighbourhoods, developing new public spaces, delivering on our sustainability priorities, and improving infrastructure.

For more information about these roles please visit our webpage

About the role/service

The Highway Development Team help to shape new development in Halton, to protect the safety of Highway users and enable active, sustainable and inclusive travel.

We are looking for an Asset Engineer, and this role would be suitable for a recent graduate or someone with a relevant combination of qualifications and experience.

What will I be doing?

  • Assisting senior colleagues in maintaining and developing highways asset databases
  • Provide support in the assessment and prioritisation of planned and reactive programmes of work
  • Support the preparation and development of the Highway Asset Management Plan (HAMP) to enable cost effective maintenance of the Highway network.

About you – you will have:

  • HND in an engineering discipline or equivalent technical experience
  • Knowledge of appropriate legislation and construction standards
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Proficiency in the use of appropriate software.

Working at Halton

All our colleagues at Halton have made a positive commitment to delivering great outcomes for our communities. In addition to working with a great team, you will have access to a fantastic range of benefits, including:

  • A generous leave package of 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Investment in your personal development
  • Free car parking at HBC sites
  • Access to a range of discount schemes
  • Access to a car leasing scheme

We are actively reviewing applications and keen to invite shortlisted candidates for interview prior to the advert closing. If a suitable candidate is appointed, the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application!

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Jonathan Farmer on 0151 511 7572.

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you –

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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