Area Engineer – Highways Maintenance

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire
£38052 (point 42)
29 Jun 2018
17 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the South Area Divisional Office based in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire for 37 hours per week.  This is a chance to develop your wide range of highway experience in a front line service.

Your role will provide highway engineering and maintenance expertise involving the design, management and implementation of an ongoing highway maintenance programme from identification to completion.

While leading one of five area teams working in partnership with the councils in-house operational unit and managing external contractors you will provide advice to members of the public, elected members and parish councils together with a range of other stakeholders.

You will be educated to HND/HNC standard in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) with substantial post qualification experience in highway maintenance. You should also be experienced in the supervision and management of highway works, health and safety legislation requirements, budget management responsibility together with effective team leadership experience.

You will also possess a working knowledge of highway design standards, engineering contract management and highway law together with the ability to use computer based IT systems to obtain, analyse and manipulate technical data.

This is a key role in the highway authority and excellent written and oral communication skills are essential together with good customer service skills and the ability to confidently represent the council at the meetings and other forums.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

For an informal discussion please contact Tony Wilson, Highway Maintenance Service Manager, tel (01482) 395726.

Application pack available at

Advert No: STRE000158.  Closing Date:  17 July 2018

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