Assistant Technician / Technician / Senior Technician / Assistant Engineer - Highway Asset Management

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/12/2023 23:59
£22,737 - £35,745 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Allington Way
Post Number:
POS000794 / POS000795 / POS000797 / POS000796
Number of posts:
Closing date:
3 Dec
Further Information
The Highway Asset Management Section is responsible for the maintenance of highways, bridges, street lighting and public rights of way within the Borough.

You will be involved in the design and implementation of a wide range of highway maintenance schemes and contracts and involved in the checking of highway construction and design in relation to private developments.

You should be IT literate (capable of using Microsoft Office applications including Word/Excel etc) and have the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writing. The ability to work accurately and with attention to detail is essential for this post, along with the ability to organise your own work with minimum supervision.

These are multi-graded posts encompassing grades 1, 5, & 8,9.          The grade for the post will be determined by the level of knowledge and experience the post holder can demonstrate in relation to the job description / person specification.

Assistant Engineer          Band 9 =       £33,024 - £35,745
Senior Technician            Band 8 =       £29,777 - £32,076 p.a.
Technician                        Band 5=       £24,294 - £23,893 p.a.
Assistant Technician        Band 1=        £22,737 p.a

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification. For a further informal discussion, please contact Sara Forbes, Principal Engineer - Highway Asset Management, on 01325 406604.

The rewards for working at Darlington Borough Council go beyond the salary you will receive; we have numerous additional benefits such as:
  • 32 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays, with option to purchase additional Annual Leave (pro-rata for part time working)
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme with option to make Additional Voluntary Contributions
  • Flexi-time scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave schemes
  • Staff equality forums
  • Green Car Leasing Scheme
  • Access to a wide range of training, learning and development
  • Physiotherapy service
  • Confidential counselling service
  • Great wellbeing offer
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Dolphin Centre Fit for Life Discounts
  • Local and National retailer discounts
  • Arriva Employee Travel Club

For the full range of benefits we offer, please see our Why work for us internet page, which also includes our Total Reward Booklet and Employee Benefit Video.

Find out further information about us and what it’s like to work for our great team by visiting the Jobs and Careers home page.

General Information for Applicants:
All applicant email correspondence will come from donotreply@northeastjobs.org.uk and may be directed to your Junk folder depending on the settings of your email account. Please check both your email and Junk folder as all applicants will be notified whether they have been shortlisted.

If you are experiencing problems applying for this vacancy via North East Jobs, please contact the HR Team on 01325 405486 or HR@darlington.gov.uk , who will be happy to assist.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.