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Senior Engineer - Network Management Team

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £39,186 to £45,411 per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/06/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you an experienced Engineer looking for a new challenge within a dynamic and forward-thinking local authority? West Berkshire Council is seeking a Senior Engineer to join our Transport and Countryside Service, based at Market Street Offices in the heart of beautiful West Berkshire.

As a Senior Engineer, you will play a key role in the delivery of a wide range of transport and infrastructure projects, working closely with the Principal Engineer to ensure the effective management and implementation of schemes. You will have the opportunity to work on a diverse portfolio of projects, including highway improvements, sustainable transport initiatives, and countryside access enhancements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Undertake technical design and project management of highway and infrastructure schemes
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on engineering matters to internal and external stakeholders
  • Preparation and management of budgets and contracts
  • Collaborate with colleagues and partners to promote sustainable and integrated transport solutions
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of service delivery and performance

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A qualification in Civil Engineering or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience in the design and delivery of highway and infrastructure projects
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities effectively
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with a range of stakeholders

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days  per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

To learn more about the role, please contact David Wildish, Principal Engineer, on 01635 519095 or email david.wildish1@westberks.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Join us at West Berkshire Council and make a positive impact in our local community. Apply now to be part of our dedicated and passionate team.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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