Principal Asset Engineer - Highways & Infrastructure

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
£34,106 – £41,846
Posted
13 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Function
Engineer
Job Type
Contract
Level
Principal

Principal Asset Engineer - Highways & Infrastructure

Fixed-Term Contract for 3 years, Working 36.50 Hours Per week

£34,106 – £41,846

Economy

Ref: BCC000253

This business critical post is pivotal in the successful development and implementation of a robust highway asset management regime. It will assist in delivering the City Council’s agenda for the effective management of the street scene and highway related assets and services. 

As a member of the Highways Services Team you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting in the development and implementation of the overall Highway Asset Management Plan including asset valuation and reporting to DfT.
  • Providing professional advice regarding the Authority’s highway assets and any other physical assets managed within the Highways Services.
  • Developing bespoke maintenance regimes for various highway assets whilst ensuring compliance with the Highway Authority’s statutory obligations.
  • Contract management, site supervision as well as financial management and budget control. It is necessary that you are familiar with the principles of long term asset management requirements for all asset types including carriageways, highway structures as well electrical assets.

The role requires excellent management, organisational, interpersonal and influencing skills with a strong technical knowledge and drive. You will be managing a strategic function and will have the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with key service providers, contractors, business partners and other service users with the aim of improving efficiency and outcomes whilst supporting the Council’s policies, aspirations and direction of travel.

You will be a professional with detailed experience in developing successful improvement and highway asset management plans with an in-depth and up to date working knowledge of current developments and national requirements in this area.

For informal enquiries, please contact Kamyar Tavassoli, Highways Services Manager on 0121 303 7346.

To apply, please click APPLY now

Closing date: 5 October 2018.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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