Bridges Engineer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/12/2018 12:00
£33,233 - £34,106 per annum
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Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
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Employment Location:
Redcar & Cleveland House
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Closing date:
21 Dec
Further Information

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to delivery of this is a committed workforce, dedicated to giving its best.

The Adults & Communities Directorate, consists of four strands, Adult Social Care, Community Development, Neighbourhoods and Public Health. Our aims are to continue to provide essential and highly valued services and to build capacity to enable local communities to make lasting change, improve quality of life, prosperity and the environment. As a directorate we lead on developing a culture of co-operation and co production, respecting and nurturing the skills and talents of local people and enabling them to fulfil their potential.

Enabling people to move safely and efficiently around this diverse area is critical to delivery of our vision. We are looking for a dedicated Highway Asset Management Engineer to help us maintain a safe and efficient Highway Network.

We wish to recruit a Bridge/Structures Engineer to assist in managing and maintaining highway and transport related structures on behalf of the council. The successful candidate will have an in-depth and up to date working knowledge of current developments and national requirements in this area. You will be expected to maintain and update key data sets used in the management of Highway structures to ensure data integrity & validity and undertake efficiency reviews to ensure procedures and working practices are efficient and delivering value for money.

Duties will include: Lead on commission surveying, investigation, data analysis in order to inform the preparation of associated maintenance programmes • Lead on the production and subsequent regular review of the Asset Management Plan including asset valuation and reporting to DfT• Developing bespoke maintenance regimes for various highway structures whilst ensuring compliance with the Highway Authority's statutory obligations. • Contract management, site supervision as well as financial management and budget control

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Ken Moody, Transportation and Highways Asset Strategy Manager on 01287 612556 or email

The council is accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment, including generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.