Temporary Projects Engineer – Street Scene

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Temporary Projects Engineer – Street Scene
Contract / Temporary

E Devon 5208153

Posted: 22nd June 2022 05:32
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £17.05 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Full Job Title: Temporary Projects Engineer – Street Scene

Reference no: E Devon 5208153

Some home working, office based & site visits as and when required. Ideally the candidate will be local to this role in East Devon (Exmouth, Sidmouth & Seaton).

To assist developing, maintaining and replacing the Council's public infrastructure throughout the District though inspection regimes and design / procurement / overseeing of works.

Reducing the risks to people and the developed and natural environment from flooding and coastal erosion by using a coordinated, reasonable and sustainable risk management approach.

Core accountabilities include:

  • The design, planning & procurement of works, and the preparation of contracts, terms and conditions for the key Council Services and assets relating to the inspection, repair, maintenance and improvement of its public infrastructure including the following:
    • Flood Alleviation, Land Drainage and Watercourses
    • Coastal Protection, Cliffs and Beaches
    • Roads, Bridges and Footpaths
    • Public Open Space, Parks, Gardens, Sports Facilities and Play Areas
    • Car Parks
    • Sewers and Sewage Treatment
  • Procure, supervise and direct the work of contractors, including ensuring that they comply with the terms, conditions, specification, drawings and site works relating to the contracts awarded to them.
  • Supervise and direct the work of staff engaged on the investigation, design and contract administration of engineering projects and a range of other engineering/environmental tasks.


Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  1. Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience:
    1. Excellent general level of education to degree level in an engineering discipline (or equivalent qualification / experience)
    2. Project management training such as PRINCE 2 - desirable
    3. Knowledge of designing a variety of civil engineering projects
    4. Design, planning & procurement of works and the preparation of contracts
    5. The application of CDM regulations
    6. Undertaking non-technical reports suitable for a wider audience / public
  2. Skills & Abilities:
    1. Managing the collection, interpretation and reporting of written, statistical and financial data using appropriate computer packages
    2. Able to manage a diverse workload and deliver objectives within agreed timescales
    3. Ability to explain engineering drawings, instructions, specifications and other requirements to contractors and others clearly and concisely
    4. Ability to use CAD to produce engineering drawings
    5. Ability to engage constructively with community groups in the delivery of engineering projects
  3. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite)


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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. *** Other Work-Related Requirements: Candidates will need to have a full UK driving licence and will be able to claim for business mileage.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above – your CV must address the requirements listed

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Temporary Projects Engineer – Street Scene
Client Category: Local Authority

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