Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/12/2018 23:59
£27,358 to £30,756 Grade 9
Hours per week:
37 hpw
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Normal place Meadowfield-however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
13 Dec
Further Information

With a population of over 520,000 people, living in 228,000 households, County Durham is an outstanding place to live and work. The county covers an area of 2230 square km with nearly 4000 km of highways serving 12 major towns and, of course, the beautiful historical centre of Durham City.

Durham County Council is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Estimator to work within busy, high performing Highways Assets and Highways Services Teams.

The Council’s Highways Asset Team is responsible for the improvement and maintenance of the highway network and associated assets together with the implementation of functions required under the Highways Act.

The Highways Services Team have responsibility for design, estimating, business development, project, contract and financial management, procurement and construction management of civil engineering projects.

Post holders will be responsible for providing support and guidance in delivering high quality Highways Assets and Highways Services functions.

As an employee of Durham County Council you will have access to a number of benefits including:

• Up to 31 days annual leave
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave Payments
• Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
• Flexi Time Scheme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Access to Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services

You will be joining a forward thinking, well managed Council that values the contributions its staff makes in making the organisation perform to the highest standards.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should hold an HNC or equivalent qualification in a related discipline.

For further information regarding the post, please contact John Lyttle, Senior Estimator on 03000 269242 or email at john.lyttle@durham.gov.uk

Interviews are anticipated to be held on (TO BE CONFIRMED).

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268153 / 264223/ 268119 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.