Engineer - Highway Planned Maintenance

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Stockport Council
£22,571 - £27,514
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Engineer - Highway Planned Maintenance
Scale 5/6 £22,571 - £27,514
37 Hours, Full Time
Enterprise House
About Stockport Council
We know that you hear the words ‘Borough Council’ and ‘Technology’ and imagine old, complex and clunky systems. 
At Stockport Council, we are changing that. We are building our own capabilities and developing bespoke technical solutions that actually work for us. 
We have a collaborative and diverse environment with a great culture and brilliant people, we work across the business to deliver value to Stockport citizens. 
Job Description
We are seeking to appoint an Officer with highway experience. We are delivering a Highway Investment programme across the borough and this will continue over the next 3 years. The post holder will assist with the delivery of the programme.  
We are expecting you to work in a fast paced, changing environment and generally exhibit the following qualities:

Plan and project manage a range of footway and carriageway maintenance schemes from patching to full reconstruction works
Have a working knowledge of GIS systems 
Liaise with contractors and utility companies and prepare health & safety documentation
Respond to enquiries and complaints in a timely manner
Produce estimates using a bill of quantities and check accuracy of accounts 
Have a working knowledge of highway maintenance materials and design specifications
Have some experience of analysing data to inform solutions

System training and support will be provided. 
The successful applicant will be required to carry out daily site visits using their own vehicle and will need the necessary insurance for this type of use. The Council has a scheme in place to reimburse employees who are required to use their vehicle for business purposes.
Working as part of the Network Asset Maintenance team you will be involved in the following:

Highway Maintenance Projects
Highway Drainage Improvements
Highway retaining wall repairs
Highway safety barrier repairs
Car park maintenance

Systems and software we’re using:

Pecos / SAP (financial)
Kaarbontech (gully maintenance)
Pitney Bowes, Confirm System (asset management system)
QGIS mapping
Microsoft Software Suite 

Benefits include:

Flexible working environment
37 hour working week
24 days holiday to start (includes 2 extra statutory days)
Car allowance
Employee discounts
Salary Grade 5/6 - £22,571 - £27,514

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