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Engineers (Bands 5 to 10)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
23/04/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/05/2021 23:59
Salary:
£22183 - £46845
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Architects / Surveyors / Engineers
Vacancy ID:
206510
Employment Location:
County Hall
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
9 May
Further Information

Senior Engineer - Band 10 (SCP 39-43)
Engineer – Band 9 (SCP 34-38)
Senior Assistant Engineer – Band 8 (SCP 29-33)
Assistant Engineer – Band 7 (SCP 24-28)
Assistant Engineer – Band 6 (SCP 18-23)
Assistant Engineer – Band 5 (SCP 12-17)

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The primary purpose of Highways & Technical Services is to manage, maintain and improve infrastructure, including highways, flood defences and the coast, for the benefit of those who choose to live, work, visit and invest in Northumberland. Highways & Technical Services is responsible for the provision of three key functions across Northumberland. We manage, maintain and improve the highway and transport network, to make sure that everyone can travel safely and without significant delay or disruption on our roads, footways and cycleways throughout the year.
We also arrange home to school transport and procure supported public transport services and provide the Lead Local Flood Authority and Coastal Protection Authority roles.

The primary function of the Technical Services Design Team is the design, project management and delivery of highway and transport improvement and safety schemes. With an annual capital programme of £23.5M these schemes range from traffic calming and major maintenance schemes through to car parks and junction improvements. We also design and project manage major highway improvement projects including new bypasses, link roads and access roads for new developments. As well our own schemes we also take on work for internal and external clients.
Reporting to the Principal Engineer (Roads) you will be part of a team of multi-disciplinary professional engineering and technical support staff, carrying out the design and project and financial management of a variety of highway schemes.

The roles
We are looking for Engineers at all levels with experience in highway design, CDM, NEC contract preparation/management, project, resource and financial management, contribute to the development the team and deliver a challenging workload. The ability to converse easily with Elected Members, senior management, Clients and customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

We are offering:
- Senior Engineers - a starting salary between £42,821 and 46,845
- Engineers - a starting salary between £37,890 and 41,881
- Senior Assistant Engineers a starting salary between £32,910 and 39,922
- Assistant Engineers a starting salary between £22,183 and 32,234
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working
- Extensive training and development opportunities

For further information about these vacancies, please contact Gary Mills (tel. 01670 622979 or email gary.mills@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Engineer - Band 10 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Engineer – Band 9 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Senior Assistant Engineer - Band 8 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Assistant Engineer - Band 7 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Assistant Engineer – Band 6 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Assistant Engineer – Band 5 Job description/person specification, please see attached supporting documents

Closing date for applications is midnight on 9th May 2021

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07790 557335 or jag.stockham@northumberland.gov.uk. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.