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Project Engineer - Network Management

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
£26999 to £35934 per annum (Grade H-I)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
08/03/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

If you wish to develop your career in Civil Engineering, West Berkshire Council’s Network Improvements team could be your next step. We’ve become recognised as a fast-moving, modern and dynamic Council with a determination to provide high quality and value-for-money services.

We are looking for a Project Engineer who will lead in the design and construction of a variety of highway improvement projects and we will expect you to take on more responsibility as you gain experience.

You will:

  • Be responsible for and lead on small to medium size schemes from inception to construction.
  • Assist the wider team working on numerous large scale highway improvements schemes.
  • Compile specifications, bills of quantities and contract documentation for civil engineering works
  • Contribute and help other departments as and when required which could include, drainage, ITS and highway maintenance.
  • Creative and forward thinking with a continued drive to implement new technologies within a fast changing industry.
  • Work closely with external stakeholders, contractors and the wider public.
  • Be skilled in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office packages.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

For an informal discussion about the above post, please contact David Wildish (Principal Engineer) on 01635 551111.  

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 complete an online application form.

This role requires the incumbent to have a car available at work to undertake his/her duties as they will be expected to undertake at least 1500 business miles per year. Essential Car User status attracts a lump sum allowance paid on a monthly basis as well as a free car parking space if he/she works at one of the Council’s corporate buildings.

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