Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Senior Technician (Asset Management)


Job Description:

This contract role will sit OUTSIDE IR35.

Job Purpose:

To deliver the local network management/highway maintenance service (through inspection/raising of works orders /identifying work need and customer /stakeholder communication) to ensure statutory obligations are met in accordance with agreed policies, procedures and budgets.

Main Responsibilities:

To inspect, assess and record the condition of the highway infrastructure to meet the statutory obligations to provide a defence against third party claims. Needs Identification and Works Prioritisation: · To identify highways maintenance needs and prioritise works orders taking into account customer needs and budgetary constraints. Communication: · To respond orally and in writing to enquiries from elected members, the public, contractors and statutory bodies, etc in a courteous and positive manner to meet the County Council's aims and objectives, particularly with regard to the highways management and maintenance service. · To give evidence at court with respect to the defence of third party claims against the County Council. · To prepare reports as required.

Design & Implementation: ·

To design maintenance and minor improvement schemes in accordance with established design parameters including drawings, specifications and contract documents to meet safety, serviceability and the need to maintain the highway asset.

Programme Management: · To plan and programme resources for the design and implementation of an annual programme of highway maintenance and minor improvement schemes and thereafter implement, monitor and control progress to achieve completion to recognised County Council standards, policies and procedures on time and to budget.

Financial Control: · To prepare estimates and works orders for highway maintenance activities/schemes, monitor and review costs and agree final account for authorisation. · To raise other works orders as required for minor maintenance works items arising through routine maintenance activities.

Monitoring: To manage and control the activities of others (e.g. utilities, contractors, etc) on the highway network, in accordance with policies, procedures and statutory obligations to ensure the safety and reliability of the highway network.

Essential Qualifications · GCSE (A to C level) or equivalent including English and Maths · BTEC Higher in Civil Eng or equivalent or alternatively ability to demonstrate suitable experience and the ability to perform effectively across the range of responsibilities

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience ·

Interest and appreciation of highway engineering and the management/maintenance of a large road network · Ability to provide customer care and good public relations · Ability to communicate orally and in writing · Computer literacy; ability to manage own workload to deadlines · Personal flexibility to work out of hours as required to respond to weather and other emergencies · Knowledge of highway regulation and maintenance strategy · Practical, technical skills relating to Civil Engineering procedures · Work as part of team to motivate and develop more junior staff · Ability to design and manage a programme of schemes to timescale and cost with minimal supervision Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Experience · Knowledge of the local area · Experience working in local government · Experience in dealing with customers and delivering high standards of customer care · To have a wide knowledge of the areas of work covered by the post and to be considered to be an expert in one or more of them.

Working Conditions ·

Display Screen Equipment user · Work Environment: Lone working (infrequent) and outdoor work, dealing with aggressive feedback from members of public · Wearer of Personal Protective Equipment · Driving: HCC pool vehicle and own vehicle for work purposes · COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) - Biological: Soil - possible contact with contaminated soil/ water e.g. during site inspections/site work.

Working hours:

  • 37 hours a week min
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekly Pay

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Callum Laycock directly on 07901964657
  • Email your CV to

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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