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Senior Highways Officer

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London 109 The Print Rooms London SE1 0LH Mattinson Partnership Senior Highways Officer
Reference #: LBN615_1625144746
Location: London
Salary: £34884 - £37722 per annum
Benefits: public sector benefits
Sector: Traffic & Transport
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 01/07/2021

London Borough of Newham

About the Senior Highways Officer

Senior Highways Officer Grade PO2 £34,884 - £37,722

Vacancy Number: 615

CLOSING DATE: 2nd August 2021 at 00.00 (Midnight)

INTERVIEWS: w/c 9th of August 2021

Newham is an ambitious borough committed to putting people at the heart of everything we do. Highways, Sustainable Transport and Parking Services are universal front facing services that all of our residents and visitors interact with. Therefore, it is vital that we strengthen these services and make them as responsive to our residents' needs as possible. The Senior Highway Officer role is key to enabling us to achieve this goal.

The purpose of the role is to help keep Newham moving by ensuring that the borough's highway network is safe. As a Senior Highway Officer, you will have an important front line task ensuring highway inspections and insurance claims carried out in accordance with agreed time schedules, develop highway inspection regimes. Ensure successful delivery of winter service and manage highway road surface water drainage related tasks.

You should be suitably experienced for this role with at least 12 months of experience of undertaking either highways or street works management. You will also ideally have knowledge of highway construction, maintenance and highway construction materials, techniques and specifications.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of specific techniques and legislation relevant to the service, e.g. Highways Act 1980 and Traffic Signs and General Directions 2002.
  • Knowledge of the requirements of relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Ability to build effective and productive working relationships with the Principal Officer, colleagues and clients.
  • To be articulate, both in written and oral form, and to be highly numerate.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with consultants, contractors, the public and the media.
  • Ability to work under pressure and own initiative to maintain high work output and achieve tasks to agreed deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Ability to provide technical advice and specialist guidance to colleagues, clients and service providers.
  • Full driving licence is required

How to apply

Please see further details at Newham's Website and complete the online application, CV's will not be accepted.

 
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