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Highways Engineer

Rutland County Council
£29,636 - £31,371
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
26/01/2020 at 23:59 PM
Rutland County Council

Highways Engineer (DC)

Fixed Term, maternity cover

Full time (37 hours per week)

Salary: £29,636 - £31,371

Location: Oakham

Closing date: 26 January 2020  Interview date: TBC


Do you have experience of working within a highways team? Do you enjoy getting outdoors in the course of your work? The Highways Team at Rutland are looking for a Development Control Engineer who is conscientious, self-motivated and able to motivate people around them, and wants to join a team of experts who will support and encourage professional development. This is a great opportunity to work within a delivery-focussed unitary authority!

Who you are…

  • Qualified to BTech HNC (Civil Engineering)
  • Experienced in processing highways planning applications
  • Excellent numerical skills and able to prepare Bills of Quantities and undertake site measurements
  • Effective communicator with the ability to engage with individuals at all levels
  • Experience of working with contractors and developers
  • Able to develop innovative concepts
  • Able to deputise for the Senior Highways Manager when required.

As an integral member of the team you will be required to work as part of a standby rota responding to emergencies, attending public meetings and assisting the team with all other queries associated with Rutland highways. No two days are ever the same!

What we offer in return… Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and flexi-time to name just a few!

We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.

What to do now… Please visit www.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Chris Capps, Senior Highways Manager on 01572 758342 or email: ccapps@rutland.gov.uk

Please follow the links to apply online. Alternatively you can contact one of the HR team for an application pack, email: recruitment@rutland.gov.uk or call 01527 758291.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm

How to apply

We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application.

Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.

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