Position Title: Assistant Engineer Level 3
Salary: Grade 7 £30,451 to £33,782 (Bar at £32,910) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, Off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
Qualification Required: Yes, undergraduate degree in a relevant transportation or engineering discipline; or
HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent
Closing Date: 26 October 2021
The Statutory Approvals Highways team are an expanding team within the Highways Service at Manchester City Council. The team helps to lead an innovative, forward thinking technical consultancy function for the assigned service area, ensuring that solutions are delivered in line with customer and legislative requirements in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980.
The team are responsible for a diverse and challenging work programme, so you can expect to get involved in assisting with work that contribute to the areas below:
- Providing technical advice and expertise to developers and planners in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and to ensure all developments which affect the highway infrastructure are to a high standard.
- Ensuring that permitted development is controlled in a fashion which complements the existing infrastructure and minimises impact on services in the area while working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network.
- Using Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design including SuDS, to provide a more sustainable highway network for future generations.
- Providing technical advice on kerbing, road & footway surfacing and construction phasing including site supervision.
This is an excellent opportunity for Highway Engineers/Officers to join our team and play a role in some of the most exciting and prestigious development projects across Manchester. The candidate will have Highway Engineering experience including knowledge of the design and implementation of highways schemes, in order to provide assistance in advising planners and developers on technical detail and material specification.
You will take a role within a team of expert engineers and technicians, and work closely with colleagues from various disciplines to assist in the delivery of technically-excellent, highways schemes.
You will have technical qualifications and a portfolio of experience demonstrating your quality and client focussed approach, will have consistently demonstrated your ability to work as part of a team managing multiple projects, be willing to develop your skills as an engineer, provide team cover when required and have a passion for creative and intuitive design.
This post requires the candidate to hold an undergraduate degree in a relevant transportation or engineering discipline or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent
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Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.
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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: £32,910.00 per year
Work Location: Multiple Locations