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Engineer (Street Lighting and Highway Signs PFI Monitoring)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/04/2017 23:59
Grade 8 (SCP 37 - 41) £32,486 - £36,379
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
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Employment Location:
Jack Crawford House
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Job details 

Closing date:
28 Apr

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The successful applicant will be required to -

To monitor and control all aspects of the council's Street Lighting PFI Contract . Must be fully experienced in all aspects of street lighting. The post holder will assist the Asset and Network Manager in managing the Council’s Street lighting Service Provider under a Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract.
The post holder will be required to apply specialist skills to manage, through the PFI Service Provider, the installation and maintenance of public lighting, highway signs, Monument lighting illuminated street furniture, Festive Lighting and private cable networks thereby ensuring that services are delivered in accordance with the standards and timescales set out in the PFI contract.
A key feature of this post will be to achieve results through performance management and effective communication with key stake holders.
Knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Ability to interpret and apply legislation, best practice and processes relating to the design and maintenance of street lighting.
• To be able to manage a street lighting PFI contractor through effective contract administration and performance management processes.
• Ability to respond to customer queries and resolve customer complaints relating to street lighting.
• Ability to carry out street lighting designs on authorities CAD street lighting design package (Lighting Reality) along with associated site surveys and stats collation.
• A good understanding of the political context and environment of a local authority, and the ability and political sensitivity to deliver the Council’s objectives as they relate to this post

For an informal discussion about the post please contact recruiting manager Graham Carr on 0191 5611298 alternatively email graham.carr@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the HR&OD Recruitment Services Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: ijm@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

External applicants only - as part of the application process for this post you are required to complete an online assessment which should take approximately 25 minutes to complete. To do so you must click the link below & follow the instructions which appear on screen to begin. Link to the online assessment:
Completion of this assessment is a compulsory aspect of the recruitment and selection process for this post and applications submitted without a completed online assessment will not be considered. If you need help using a PC or experience any technical difficulties please call us on 0191 561 1763.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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