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Senior Technician - Structures Inspection and Asset Management (2 Posts)

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 £25,753 - £27,629 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
07 March 2021
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Within Derbyshire County Councils Highways division we are looking for two senior engineering technicians to join the busy Structures Management team within the Network Planning service. These posts will primarily be focused on bridge and structural inspections.

The Structures Management team have a wide and interesting workload maintaining a diverse range of highway assets, including over 1200 highway bridges, 1300km of highway retaining walls, over 200 known landslip sites, 76 known rockfaces, plus hundreds of footbridges on public rights of way.

The team carries out an important range of tasks ranging from data capture of highway walls and inspection of bridges, to commissioning internal and external resources to carry out major civil engineering works, such as landslip stabilisation and bridge bearing replacement. The workload can be varied and requires a willingness to adapt to new challenges, such as assisting in the response to major incidents that can affect the highway network and the County, for instance the floods of winter 2019 / 2020.

We are looking for candidates with a suitable civil or structural engineering qualification and relevant experience, ideally within the highways area of work. The job and person profile linked to this advert details the experience, skills, knowledge, personal effectiveness and qualifications that we are looking for in a successful candidate and your application should demonstrate how you meet each of these criteria.

The post is contracted to work 37 hours per week and we offer a flexible working pattern in line with the needs of our customers. Normally based in Matlock, the team are all currently working from home.

We offer generous holidays, and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

For further information or to informally discuss this position please contact Robert Spencer on 01629 535406 or email Robert.Spencer@derbyshire.gov.uk