Senior Engineer – Highways (Multiple roles available)

Location Huddersfield and surrounding areas, Yorkshire & the Humber, England

Hours Full Time

Term Permanent

Type Employed

Salary£23,080- £30,451

Date Posted: 19 January 2022
Closing Date: 30 January 2022

Job description

Are you looking for an opportunity to work as an Engineer and make a difference within Kirklees, whilst still being able to develop your career and have a good work-life balance?

Kirklees is attracting a significant level of investment into the district, so our Highways Service is also growing to reflect the increase in investment.

As a Senior Engineer, you will be responsible for providing effective engineering and technical services in many highway related disciplines, while supervising and supporting a small team of staff. We have a vast number of roles available in many different areas of the service.

We are looking for individuals who:

  • Hold HNC/HND or level 4 qualification or above in civil engineering or related discipline or proven ability to work at that level.
  • Have experience of design and /or leading in the identification and organisation of all resources required for work.
  • Have experience in prioritising and co-ordinating designs, evaluations, procurement processes, site inspections, training/initiatives, research, and providing recommendations.
  • Have project management knowledge and experience.
  • Have experience of supervision and management of others and knowledge and experience of providing basic advice and guidance on Human Resources issues.
  • Have experience of presenting information in formats suitable for a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrate an ability to work on your own initiative with minimal supervision with good team working skills.
  • Can use IT systems and software including, Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, Key System, Civil 3D (for Highway Design) and MicroDrainage (for Highway Design and Drainage), etc.
  • Can respond to Councillors operational requests impartially & confidentially.
  • Hold a full and valid driving licence and be willing to undertake a Kirklees Council driving assessment and travel between sites using a Council vehicle

If you are interested in a very varied role which gives you the opportunity to use your knowledge and experience to contribute the ever-growing Highways Service in Kirklees, please apply.

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