Working in the Highway Development Implementation team, develop your civil engineering skills and have the opportunity to progress your career within South Gloucestershire. Joining the team as a Technician, we will help you attain skills, knowledge and experience, with a view to progressing to Assistant Engineer level.

Making a significant contribution, you will support the design and implement developer funded highway works and ensure that these are designed and constructed in accordance with approved standards and agreements. South Gloucestershire is the fastest growing region in the South West and we believe good engineering solutions should make a positive difference to our lives and help to deliver homes, jobs and better opportunities for all, whilst balancing this against protecting and enhancing the District’s high quality natural and historic environment, and conserving the country and open spaces.

Applications for this vacancy are restricted to permanent and temporary employees of South Gloucestershire Council only

What will you be doing?

  • On a daily basis you will participate in the activities of a team involved with the design and implementation of developer funded highway works.
  • You will ensure that any highway works undertaken by developers and in-house teams are constructed in accordance with national and local standards, S38, S106, and other Council requirements.
  • In the role you will visit development sites and make decisions with developers and their consultants and contractors to make certain that highway works are designed, constructed and implemented to agreed technical approvals and appropriate standards of workmanship.
  • As part of the Technical Approval process you will assist in checking developer submissions to ensure that they comply with national and local standards. You will promote safe working practices at all times and to make sure the implementation of the Authority’s policies and procedures for Health and Safety matters are carried out.

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