Engineer

Position Title: Engineer
Salary:  Grade 8 £33,799 to £37,849 (Bar at £36,876) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Hours: 35 per week.
Work Location:  Bridgewater House, Manchester M1 6TL
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline. 
Closing Date: 1 June 2020
Reference: MCC293897/NS

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Highway Engineers to join our team and play a role in some of the most exciting and prestigious development projects across Manchester. The candidate will have extensive Highway Engineering experience including the design and implementation of highways schemes, in order to provide advice to planners and developers on technical detail and material specification.

You will take a role within a team of expert engineers and technicians, and work closely with colleagues from various disciplines to manage the delivery of technically-excellent, highways schemes.

You will have technical qualifications and a portfolio of experience demonstrating your quality and client focussed approach, will have consistently demonstrated your ability to manage multiple projects, mentor and develop less experienced engineers, provide management cover when required and have a passion for creative and intuitive design.

The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline. Alternatively hold a full Membership of a relevant Institution or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent and have relevant highway engineering experience

Manchester City Council is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly competent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects across Greater Manchester.

The Statutory Approvals Highways team are an expanding team within the Highways Service at Manchester City Council. The team helps to lead an innovative, forward thinking technical consultancy function for the assigned service area, ensuring that solutions are delivered in line with customer and legislative requirements in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980.
  • The team are responsible for a diverse and challenging work programme, so you can expect to get involved with work that contribute to the areas below:
  • Providing technical advice and expertise to developers and planners in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and to ensure all developments which affect the highway infrastructure are to a high standard.
  • Ensuring that permitted development is controlled in a fashion which complements the existing infrastructure and minimises impact on services in the area while working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network. 
  • Providing technical advice and expertise to developers and planners in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and to ensure all developments which affect the highway infrastructure are to a high standard.
  • Ensuring that permitted development is controlled in a fashion which complements the existing infrastructure and minimises impact on services in the area while working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network.
  • Using Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design including SuDS, to provide a more sustainable highway network for future generations.
  • Providing technical advice on kerbing, road and footway surfacing and construction phasing including site supervision.
Working for Manchester City Council, your benefits will include:
  • Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join Manchester City Council, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30), generous pension scheme, life assurance and MCR+ discounts.
  • You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to three days paid volunteering days each year.
Qualification Information in full: The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline.  Alternatively hold a full Membership of a relevant Institution or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent and have relevant highway engineering experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity please upload your current CV and expression of interest (no more than 2 sides of A4).

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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Bridgewater House
 
Position Title: Engineer
Salary:  Grade 8 £33,799 to £37,849 (Bar at £36,876) per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time.
Hours: 35 per week.
Work Location:  Bridgewater House, Manchester M1 6TL
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline. 
Closing Date: 1 June 2020
Reference: MCC293897/NS

This is an excellent opportunity for experienced Highway Engineers to join our team and play a role in some of the most exciting and prestigious development projects across Manchester. The candidate will have extensive Highway Engineering experience including the design and implementation of highways schemes, in order to provide advice to planners and developers on technical detail and material specification.

You will take a role within a team of expert engineers and technicians, and work closely with colleagues from various disciplines to manage the delivery of technically-excellent, highways schemes.

You will have technical qualifications and a portfolio of experience demonstrating your quality and client focussed approach, will have consistently demonstrated your ability to manage multiple projects, mentor and develop less experienced engineers, provide management cover when required and have a passion for creative and intuitive design.

The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline. Alternatively hold a full Membership of a relevant Institution or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent and have relevant highway engineering experience

Manchester City Council is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly competent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects across Greater Manchester.

The Statutory Approvals Highways team are an expanding team within the Highways Service at Manchester City Council. The team helps to lead an innovative, forward thinking technical consultancy function for the assigned service area, ensuring that solutions are delivered in line with customer and legislative requirements in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980.
  • The team are responsible for a diverse and challenging work programme, so you can expect to get involved with work that contribute to the areas below:
  • Providing technical advice and expertise to developers and planners in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and to ensure all developments which affect the highway infrastructure are to a high standard.
  • Ensuring that permitted development is controlled in a fashion which complements the existing infrastructure and minimises impact on services in the area while working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network. 
  • Providing technical advice and expertise to developers and planners in designing appropriate highway schemes based on current design guidance in relation to Section 38 and Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 and to ensure all developments which affect the highway infrastructure are to a high standard.
  • Ensuring that permitted development is controlled in a fashion which complements the existing infrastructure and minimises impact on services in the area while working toward a Safe and Sustainable highway network.
  • Using Highway Design experience including aspects of drainage design including SuDS, to provide a more sustainable highway network for future generations.
  • Providing technical advice on kerbing, road and footway surfacing and construction phasing including site supervision.
Working for Manchester City Council, your benefits will include:
  • Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join Manchester City Council, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 30), generous pension scheme, life assurance and MCR+ discounts.
  • You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to three days paid volunteering days each year.
Qualification Information in full: The successful candidate will be a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with a relevant institution membership or working towards this or hold an undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant engineering discipline.  Alternatively hold a full Membership of a relevant Institution or hold a HNC / HND in Engineering or relevant equivalent and have relevant highway engineering experience.

If you are interested in this opportunity please upload your current CV and expression of interest (no more than 2 sides of A4).

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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