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Structural Highway Maintenance - Highway Engineer

Warwickshire County Council
£36,648 - £39,186 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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About the Team

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a driven and self-motivated engineer to join our Structural Highway Maintenance Team at Warwickshire County Council.

The team oversees and delivers in partnership with our term maintenance contractor all planned highway works throughout Warwickshire.

About the Role

Your role will be to design and project manage both highway structural maintenance and capital improvement schemes. You will be expected to manage the delivery within agreed timescales, budgets and quality standards. Identifying technical problems and recommending solutions will also be part of your work.

You should have experience in implementing civil engineering highway works, including inspecting, recording and reporting on construction projects.

Key Requirements

  • To be successful you’ll need good communication skills both verbal and written, planning and organising and IT skills.
  • Knowledge of current design and construction standard and specifications and have a strong health & safety awareness.
  • The role requires the ability to travel across Warwickshire.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels valued, included, safe, supported, and welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them! 

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

Additional Information

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.

For further information about the roles please contact the hiring manager: Ian Nicholls -

Closing date: midnight Monday 29th July 2024
Interview date: Wednesday 7th August 

Previous applicants need not apply 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See more


As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


Company info
01926 41 8125
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
CV34 4RL

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