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Senior Engineer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £35,745 - £39,880
Location: Parc Myrddin
Region: Carmarthen
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Environment
Closing Date: 01/29/2021
Date Posted: 01/18/2021
Reference: 029185


*This post is restricted to internal applicants only*

Closing Date: 29/01/2021

Transportation & Highways / Parc Myrddin

Senior Engineer

£35,745 - £39,880 (Grade J)

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, flexible individual to join the Highways and Transport Division to support the Highways Asset Manager in the overall management and delivery of Highway Asset Management Services and in the management, planning, development and control of the structures and geotechnical maintenance function across the County of Carmarthenshire.

Specifically, you will provide key technical support to the Highways Asset management Unit in the implementation and development of asset management planning and maintenance policies for all structural and geotechnical assets and the daily management of the Business Unit particularly in relation to structures inspection, maintenance, assessment, rehabilitation and upgrade.

You will oversee the bridges and structures maintenance and rehabilitation programmes annual value circa £1.5m to ensure delivery of Capital and Revenue programmes and maintaining the assets in a safe and sustainable condition, including liaison with internal and external designers, contractors and members of the public.

You will have day to day responsibility for one Assistant Engineer and 2 Structures Inspectors. Applicants should ideally be qualified to Degree level in a Civil Engineering related discipline or have demonstrable and relevant alternative experience. You will have up to date computer skills with a good working knowledge and experience in information technology. Experience in the management of highways structures is essential along with strong project management skills and the ability to prioritise service objectives against conflicting demands. Applicants must possess detailed technical knowledge and experience ofcivil engineering construction and highway maintenance operations and contract supervision and administration. You must have a comprehensive understanding of Tendering Procedures, Procurement Rules, Financial Regulations and Procedures and Budget Monitoring practices.

You will have extensive experience in health and safety legislation, CDM Regulations 2015, and financial management experience that will support and deliver business objectives.

A basic knowledge of Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Christopher Nelson on 07880 504252.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Are you currently employed by Carmarthenshire County Council?


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Contact Name: Christopher Nelson
Telephone: 07880 504252
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