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Assistant Engineer

Job Title: Assistant Engineer
Salary: £21,844 - £31,000

Who we are:

You can be forgiven if you’ve never heard of us before. We think we’re pretty unique here at the Coal Authority where we are making a better future for people and the environment in mining areas.

We’re a great bunch of people to work with. We all have united passion and desire to live and breathe our values. We are inclusive, trusted and progressive in everything that we do.

With a genuine commitment to flexible working, we believe that work life balance is incredibly important. There are a number of benefits that you’ll be able to access being a part of our inclusive team including flexi time, 27.5 days holiday (with an additional 6 days flexi time), civil service pension scheme, gym membership contribution, and professional membership.

About the role:

Using your expertise, you’ll be providing engineering support on the remediation of surface hazards, subsidence claims, environment projects, commercial projects, property sites and the management and restoration of spoil heaps.

Working alongside a dynamic team, you’ll offer support or lead (where required) across designs, including calculations, of remedial works using the best available techniques. You’ll be helping us to fulfil our statutory duties by preparing designs and contract documentation.
We pride ourselves on our top of the range software in our modern environment that will ensure you have all the tools you require to produce exceptional material and drawings.
For more information about the role please refer to the attached job description.

About you:

We’re looking for a HND or Degree level qualified individual with a sound appreciation of civil, structural and / or geotechnical engineering. This could be your first step on the career ladder or you’re ready for your next step.
A post graduate qualification in Geotechnical Engineering will be considered.
A desire to work in a broad, varied role. You’ll welcome the exposure to different teams & projects within our organisation.
A strong passion for civil engineering that will see you excel within the team project based environment, taking the lead when required.
An appreciation of contract management and Health and Safety legislation.

Working at the Coal Authority:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

The Coal Authority embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
If you require any reasonable adjustments or alternative format application forms you can get in touch with us by contacting the HR team by email at or by phone on 0345 762 6848.

Other essential information
Please submit applications to:
Application closing date: Friday 14th February 2020
Interview schedule:
Stage 1: First On-site interviews, to be held on week commencing 17th February 2020

Successful candidates must pass basic security checks and will be subject to UK Immigration requirements.

Assistant Engineer

The Coal Authority
Mansfield, UK
£21,844 - £31,000

Published on 19 Feb 2020