Principal Engineer - Highways, Widnes

Last update 2023-12-03
Expires 2024-01-03
ID #1914035235
Principal Engineer - Highways, Widnes
United Kingdom, Merseyside, Widnes,
Modified November 6, 2023


Principal Engineer Highways Job Type: 2-year Fixed Term Contract Location: Halton, Cheshire (Hybrid Working) (M ust be able to commute weekly to and from WA8 7QF) Salary: £39,493 per annum + £1,000 car allowance Are you passionate about enabling development and growth while ensuring the safety and sustainability of highways? The council have an exciting opportunity for two Principal Engineers to make a real impact. The Highway Development Team at Halton plays a crucial role in shaping new development, safeguarding highway safety, and promoting active, sustainable, and inclusive travel. This is a dynamic and exciting time for the team, with a surge in development projects, regeneration initiatives, and active travel schemes. The Role As a Principal Engineer, you'll collaborate closely with other services within the Highways Division and the wider Council to drive service improvements, efficiencies, and embrace new technologies and best practices. The council offer a friendly and supportive working environment, flexible working hours, and opportunities for professional development. What You'll Be Doing: Handling highway responses to local land searches. Managing the naming and numbering of streets in new developments. Using legal powers to remove highway obstructions and contacting landowners. Providing development advice for planning applications and regeneration proposals related to highways and transport. Developing traffic surveys and schemes, including active travel infrastructure. Key Skills and Qualifications: BTEC ONC/OND or equivalent (or higher) in an Engineering or Transportation related discipline relevant to the post. Excellent communication skills and technical aptitude. Knowledge of relevant legislation, including statutory Highways Act functions. Experience in the development management process. Analytical and interpretive skills. Proficiency in the use of appropriate software. Benefits Defined Benefit Local Government Pension Scheme. Generous leave and flexi leave schemes. Flexible/home working opportunities. Commitment to your continuing professional development with ongoing training opportunities. Cycle to work scheme. Salary sacrifice car scheme. An essential car user allowance is currently applicable to the post. With the council, you'll have the chance to be part of a team that actively contributes to the growth and development of the community. If you're ready to make a difference, apply today. This is your opportunity to shape the future of Halton through highway development and growth. To Apply If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable council, please do not hesitate to apply.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Principal engineer - highways

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