Senior Technician

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£31,364 – £35,745 per annum
Job Type
Full Time

It’s an exciting time to join our Highways Team here at Staffordshire County Council.  

Our vision is to help Staffordshire’s economy grow, so that everyone has the opportunity of a good job and good prospects in a beautiful, safe, accessible, vibrant, cultural, prosperous, business friendly and sustainable county. 

Staffordshire has great places and great connections, boasting the beautiful rural landscape of a shire county together with excellent transport links to major destinations across the country.    

We are committed to fixing more roads and improving transport and digital connections and we are making significant investment into the quality of our roads. To ensure we can deliver our ambitious Highways Transformation we are looking to grow our team of highway engineering professionals and develop talent for the future. 

Main Responsibility

In this role you will:

  • manage and commission a diverse range of projects, from inception through construction to financial completion.
  • prepare feasibility reports; engineering designs and drawings; estimates; transport related studies and assessments and examine and approve (if appropriate) applications for the construction of new streets as required by Section 7 of the Staffordshire Act 1983 when required.
  • Participate in public consultation and liaison activities.

The Ideal Candidate

You will have experience:

  • in highways, planning or other related work, with experience in highway work agreements, including S278, S111, and S38 agreements
  • site supervision and assisting with construction contracts
  • experience of working and negotiating in partnership with stakeholders

Please note we reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

​For an informal chat about the role please Mark Lucas, Senior Engineer Infrastructure & Improvements at:

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy.

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

Closing date: 13 May 2024.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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