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Assistant Engineer/Engineer (Structures)

 SO1/PO1 £28,226 - £34,373 pa

Based at Britannia House, Broadway, Bradford, BD1 1HX

The Code of Practice on the English language requirement for public sector workers, Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, requires that Councils ensure that all candidates applying for customer facing posts must be assessed in order to establish their fluency in English.

The criteria under special knowledge and experience on the job profile which is shown in this advert, outlines what level of fluency you will be expected to demonstrate.  Therefore, it is essential that you provide examples in your application.

With responsibility for the Council’s structures assets the post holder will work within a team of professional engineers looking after 623 bridges, subways and culverts across the Bradford District in addition to 40 sign gantries/signal mast arms and over 1,600 recorded retaining walls totalling over 120km in length. In addition to maintaining and improving the structures asset the team also provide a structural engineering certification service for the Council’s Building Control section.

Reporting to the Principal Engineer the successful candidate is expected to assist with the delivery of the Highway Structures functions and the Highway Structures asset management policy in line with the revised national Code of Practice for Well-Managed Highway Infrastructure.

As a Graduate you will work as part of a focused multi-discipline civil and structural design team, working on a variety of projects.

Additionally, the role offers site work around the District. Training and support will be provided to develop qualifications right up to Chartered status, in line with the Council’s ICE approved training scheme. This position will be particularly suited to Graduates who want something out of the ordinary for their career.

Qualifications and/or Experience Required:

BSc/BEng (Hons) or MSC/MEng in Civil or Structural Engineering with excellent attention to detail

 A good standard of IT literacy of Microsoft Office programs is required including the ability to produce spread sheets and written reports.

For further information regarding this post please contact Dr. Aaron Okorie on 01274 431788 or email

Closing Date: 2nd September 2022







Assistant Engineer/Engineer (Structures)

Bradford Council
Bradford, UK
1 - 2 years of experience

Published on 9 Aug 2022

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