Assistant Engineer/Engineer

Department of Place Highways Services Band 8 – PO1: £24,491 pa - £27,041 pa 3 x 37 hours per week Permanent Based at Britannia House

*Advertising on behalf of City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council*

 

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

 

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

 

 

Bradford District is currently undergoing a considerable transformational agenda, with a works programme investment of over £250 million pounds into the City’s Highway and Transportation Network within the next five years as part of the Authority’s commitment to the Transforming Cities Agenda, DfT Major Route Network Investment, West Yorkshire Transport Fund and Corridor Improvement Programmes.

 

This is an exciting opportunity for ambitious Assistant Engineers to shape the future of the district’s road network and make a significant contribution to the regeneration of the City. Successful candidates will play a part in designing, promoting and delivering major projects across the District as part of our Major Highways works programmes.

 

You must have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and partners both internal and external to the Authority, acting within an established civil engineering design office environment. We require ‘innovative’ thinkers and solution finders that can enhance our teams and enable Highway Services to meet current and future challenges.

 

The successful candidate will need to be an effective communicator and accurate record keeper and be able to prioritise their own workload and make decisions with minimal supervision (but with support as required from senior staff)

 

An ability to use the Microsoft Office suite and AutoCAD design package is also essential.

 

The post operates within a flexible hours working system which includes an element of working from home and also benefits from salary sacrifice car loans and the cycle to work initiative.

 

For further information regarding these posts please contact James Williams (email james.williams@bradford.gov.uk or telephone 07582 101369)

 

Closing Date: 8th December 2021

 

If you wish to apply for this post please go to:  https://bradford.engageats.co.uk/Vacancies/W/2525/0/275665/15138/assistant-engineer-engineer-319584