SO1 £30,585 - £31,557
Full-time (36 hours) permanent position
‘Highway Services’ is a large service area within the Place department. It undertakes a range of statutory duties such as managing the Council’s highway infrastructure and associated assets, bridges and land drainage, in compliance with relevant legislative requirements. The service also provides an in-house consultancy service for the project management, design and supervision of a range of diverse Environmental and Civil Engineering projects from inception to completion.
The Assistant Engineer will be required to assist with the delivery of a range of projects from inception to completion through the application of specialist skills. This will include inspections and surveys, feasibility and options studies, design, site supervision, project management, contract administration;keeping maintenance records, making accurate measurements to enable valuations, contractual payments and financial control. As an Assistant Engineer, you will receive appropriate guidance from more senior officers, butwill also be required to take responsibility for your own work in order to develop your experience and career.
You should have a HNC/BTEC in civil engineering or other relevant and equivalent qualification (or to be able to demonstrate an equivalent level of knowledge and expertise).
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
A blend of remote and office based working for most roles.
Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
How to apply:
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
2. Your CV
Please note if your supporting statement is longer than 2 pages your application may not be considered or reviewed
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing date: 23:59 on Thursday 2nd December 2021
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
To apply, please click on the link below.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Deniz Akin on 0208 148 4898 or Deniz.Akin@enfield.gov.uk
If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Mick Pond on 0208 132 0761 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team.