Lancashire Highways Service is responsible for the direct delivery of all highway related schemes across the County, made up of 4300 miles of road, 151,000 street lights and 2955 bridges.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Operations Engineer (Street Lighting) to join a small team of lighting professionals based at our Cuerden Depot in Bamber Bridge, Preston. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a design service for internal and external clients alongside maintenance and reactive works on the existing network.
Lighting designs for a wide range of high profile and complex projects
Design of single phase and 3-phase power distribution systems
Undertaking site specific risk assessments
Project and budget management
Mitigating the impact of artificial lighting on wildlife and the environment
Creation of detailed AutoCAD 2D drawings and schematics
Provide technical advice to colleagues within a multi-disciplinary service
Undertake site surveys, assessments and marking out
Dealing with customers and stake holders
Mentoring and training of junior staff
Day to day management of the existing network
Skills & Experience
Degree / HNC in a related field
Microsoft Office packages
Road lighting standards and legislation
Lighting Reality PRO road lighting design software
AMTECH ProDesign and SingleCable
Project management software
Creation of design briefs, specifications and bill of quantities
Dealing with customer and stakeholder enquiries / complaints
Working with computer aided design and drafting software (AutoCAD)
18th Edition Wiring Regulations
The post is a permanent full-time position (37 hours per week) based at Bamber Bridge where there is free car parking.
In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on our website here
You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.
Minimum Salary: 32878
Maximum Salary: 37849
Pay Basis: Yearly
Schedule Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Apr 13, 2020