Civil Engineer

Mendip, Somerset
Up to £34,365 per annum plus £5,000 market forces supplement
19 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Job Type

We are looking for a suitably qualified person to work in our Operational Assets and Contracts Team providing civil engineering and contract management support to the Council and partner organisations across Mendip.

You will have sole responsibility for the strategic management and discharge of the Council’s duties in relation to land drainage and flood risk management, act as the key source of technical expertise on engineering related issues, and manage and supervise engineering and asset maintenance contracts for the Council.  In addition, you will have direct responsibility for a wide range of projects, ranging from work on sewerage and drainage systems, to developing a work programme on asset maintenance and renewal, to help the Council keep abreast of its Asset Register responsibilities.

The post requires experience of working in a local authority or related civil engineering environment.  You will need to be familiar with drafting contracts and working with contractors on a day-to-day basis, and a wide range of partner organisations.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Stuart Finney on (01749) 341418.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 4 November 2016.