Assistant Engineer Assets & Infrastructure

Newport City Council
Newport, UK
14 Sep 2019
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Engineer - Assets & Infrastructure

Post Ref: NCC5829

Grade: 7


About Newport

Newport City Council: Improving people's lives
Newport is a vibrant, new city with a bold vision to create a place where people choose to live, work and stay. Newport City Council's success can be attributed to our forward thinking, positive approach. It's what enables us to deliver high-quality services that are continuously improving.City Services is responsible for the Council's front line services including, customer service channels (digital, contact centre and face to face) and environmental operations such as highways, drainage, transportation, waste, street cleansing, parks and cemeteries.
About the job

The post holder will report directly to the Senior Engineer, Assets and Infrastructure Team and have experience in a municipal engineering environment, preferably in drainage and highway engineering design and construction. The post holder must be competent to assist with the preparation of designs, SuDs application processing specifications, procurement, plans and tenders. The post holder must also have knowledge and experience of the Flood Risk Regulations 2009, the Flood and Water Management Act 2010, the Reservoirs Act 1975 and the Highways Act 1980.

About the person

The post holder (s) will hold an HND/HNC in civil Engineering or other related discipline and have experience in working in a design/construction related environment with strong bias to drainage assets and highways. This post requires you to demonstrate the ability to work well as both an individual and team member with minimal management input. The post holder will also be required to possess an ability to organise and prioritise tasks and deliver complex outcomes to tight deadlines.

You will be skilled at analysing multiple sources of information, making excellent decisions, and driving difficult situations towards a positive resolution.

In return for your commitment we offer an open, friendly working environment with modern working practices and systems. Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, professional development, flexible and agile working and free limited on-site parking.

Our vision is to provide the most efficient and effective services in Wales and to enable this you will need to embrace change, technology and performance management.

We look forward to receiving your application if you meet the criteria and requirements of this role.

Additional information

We offer a wide range of Company benefits, including:

*Local Government Pension Scheme

*37-hour week for all full-time staff with option to access flexitime arrangements

*Generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days after five years' service and 32 after ten.

*Access to a wide range of training and courses

*Benefits: Vectis card, cycle purchase and car benefit schemes

*Access to a Credit Union

*On-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre

*Discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools

Closing Date: 9th September 2019

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