Highways Engineer (Highways Improvements)

Location:

Haringey Council - River Park House

Closing Date:

02 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Job Title: Highways Engineer (Highways Improvements)
Salary: PO2 – £35,496 – £38,385 per annum + 30 days annual leave + bank holidays
Contract: Permanent
Location: Haringey, North London
Hours: 36 hours per week
Advert closing date: Sunday 2nd October 2022

About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

Highways & Maintenance

Haringey Council is embarking on a major transformation of the borough and to achieve this we are investing millions in our highway infrastructure which is the most visible, well-used and valuable physical asset managed by the Council. Our roads are crucial for the prosperity of the borough as they enable the safe and free movement of people and goods whether they are walking, cycling, driving, or using bus services.

Haringey is embarking on major highway asset management improvements, and we have created some exciting new permanent positions. These posts will help us to continue making major improvements on the highways network through essential works to our roads, highway structures, street lighting and drainage systems, so that they all work effectively.

About the role

The Highway Engineer will undertake work in one or more of the following areas:
• Major and minor maintenance of footways and carriageways
• Drainage and Surface Water maintenance
• Street Lighting
• Highway Structures
• New development related schemes
• E externally funded schemes
• Regeneration schemes including streetscape improvements

About you

You will have an understanding of the principal responsibilities of, and the key issues facing, local government and the public sector in respect of highways, maintenance, traffic and transport, design and management, Experience of designing and delivering planned and reactive highways projects maintenance schemes and a understanding of relevant highway management legislation and statutory duties, for example, the Traffic Management Act.

Why work for us?

We are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce.

Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts. Additionally, these posts will allow grade improvement opportunities for staff.

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