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London 109 The Print Rooms London SE1 0LH Mattinson Partnership Senior Street Lighting Engineer
Reference #: LBN696_1625657484
Location: London
Salary: £37500 - £41800 per annum
Benefits: public sector benefits
Sector: Traffic & Transport
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 07/07/2021

London Borough of Newham

About the Senior Street Lighting Officer

Senior Highways Officer Grade PO3 £37,722 - £40,869

Vacancy Number: 696

CLOSING DATE: 25th July 2021 at 00.00 (Midnight)

INTERVIEWS: w/c 2nd 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.

  • To be responsible for the design, development and implementation of street lighting schemes including investigation, feasibility, consultation, obtaining approvals and consents as required, detailed design, preparing contract documents and project management of projects on site and budget control.
  • To be responsible for management of projects for both the council and externally funded projects, including approval of interim applications and final accounting of projects and revenue
  • Have the responsibility of management and maintenance of road signs across the Borough, including non-illuminated signs on the Public Highway and other designated
  • To be responsible for the design, contact administration, funding, implementation and management of festive lighting at various locations across the Borough - in particular for the Christmas /New Year periods.
  • Responsible for the Council's asset management system as well as Central Monitoring Systems for electrical street furniture
  • Excellent understanding of the standard highway contracts and specifications commonly used in the
  • Experienced in contact management, including dealing with contractual
  • Experience and general understanding of risk management, health and safety and CDM regulations and their application in delivery of construction
  • Ability to understand and respond effectively to enquiries and correspondence from clients, the public, and other organisations
  • Ability to produce cogent written reports and letters formed by collated, analysed and interpreted data
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative within defined parameters/deadlines
  • Relevant professional qualification for Incorporated Engineer and be a member of a relevant Institution such as the Institution of Lighting Professions (the ILP)
  • Full current UK driving licence or other driving licence valid on UK roads and vehicle available for work purposes.

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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