Technician Engineer

London Borough of Hounslow

London

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Sectors: sustainable transport

Closing date: Monday, 30th April 2018  


Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change to modernise the way we work and reduce our carbon footprint. We will be moving to a new landmark building in 2019 located in Hounslow town centre, and our new technology will enable staff to work remotely and flexibly to improve the service we provide to residents and to help our staff achieve a better work/life balance. To find out more please visit: hounslowciviccentre.org.uk.

About The Team

You are looking to start your career in Civil Engineering and Transport and will have a real interest in how we can improve the performance of our streets and public realm. You will have excellent proven ICT skills, ideally with some working knowledge of specialist engineering and traffic management software packages including Autocad and ParkMap as well as Microsoft Office and GIS packages. You will have good written and verbal communication skills and will be confident meeting and dealing with the public. Above all you will be passionate about working collaboratively as part of an innovative team to develop the highway network in Hounslow to achieve our challenging targets to improve safety and facilitate increases in sustainable travel modes.

In return we offer clear career progression linked to achievement of targets, opportunities for further continuing professional development and first class flexible working opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • to develop, implement and monitor traffic & transport schemes across the borough
  • undertake consultations on schemes and analyse responses, presenting the results to senior managers and elected members.

Your skills

  • proven ICT skills, preferably in relevant applications such as autocad, parkmap or GIS
  • excellent written and oral communication skills.

Essential for the Role

Minimum HND in civil engineering, comparable qualification (e.g. a diploma/degree in physical or social science subject) or commensurate experience.

This post is considered by the authority to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the employee specification.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding the position please contact amarpal.soor@hounslow.gov.uk or 020 8583 4882

To view the Hounslow Employee Benefits, Job Description and Employee Specification please visit our website.

It is our practice that any offer of employment will be made at the bottom of our pay scale.

To apply, please click here.

Closing Date: 30th April 2018
Interview Date: w/c 1st May 2018


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