Senior Highways Engineer (Structures)

Location:

Haringey Council - River Park House

Closing Date:

02 Oct 2022

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary: PO4 – £41,586 – £44,628 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 Senior Highway Engineer, Structures will undertake work in the following areas:

  • Carrying out and be an expert client on bridge surveys
  • Managing external consultants employed for bridge works
  • Managing the maintenance of highway structures and contractors carrying out these works
  • Lead on Highways structure when part of new development schemes and
  • Other externally funded highways schemes.
  • Lead client role on structures works as part of a regeneration scheme.

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 the maintenance of highway structures, a working knowledge and understanding of highways, traffic and transport related legislation, statutory duties and practice and an understanding of the current planning, sustainability and economic agendas which are influencing highway schemes and subsequent implementation.

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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