Engineer Schemes and Major Maintenance

  • Employer: Halton Borough Council
  • Salary: £29,777 - £32,076 per annum
  • Location: Halton Borough Council
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 23/06/2024 at 23:55
  • Reference: E&R/24/280686

About the role / service

We are seeking to appoint an Engineer to join our Schemes & Major Maintenance team. This is an exciting opportunity for a recently qualified graduate or if you have the relevant technical skills and aptitude to pursue a career in civil engineering.

Highways Schemes and Major Maintenance provides an excellent opportunity to develop your skills in the workplace. We  currently have a major Liverpool City Region and HBC funded capital programme working in collaboration with both internal and external partners as well as a substantial Highway maintenance programme. 

As an Engineer you will prepare and implement minor highway improvement and capital schemes, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards.

About you 

Are you undertaking a Higher National Diploma level or have equivalent technical experience in an engineering or transportation discipline; or possess equivalent experience within a local authority or organisation of comparable complexity.

With project management experience, you will have the ability to monitor and manage budgets and build and maintain positive relationships with a range of stake holders to ensure the successful delivery of schemes.

You will have a broad knowledge of construction methods, materials, and practices, plus a knowledge of Approved Codes of Practice, highway standards, and health and safety, to enable effective design and supervision of highway improvement and maintenance projects.

In addition, you will have knowledge of the relevant design standards and specifications for highway schemes as well as the ability to design directly to CAD.

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact either John Gill - Service Manager Highways, Projects/Maintenance/LLFA on 0151 511 7579 or email or

Debbie Cragg - Principal Officer, Schemes and Major Maintenance on 0151 511 7517 or email

Provisional interview date: w/c 8 July 

 Working at Halton

All our colleagues at Halton have made a positive commitment to delivering great outcomes for our communities. In addition to working with a great team, you will have access to a fantastic range of benefits, including;

  • A generous leave package of 26 days annual leave + Bank Holidays (Increasing after 5 years’ service)
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Membership to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Investment in your personal development
  • Free car parking at HBC sites
  • Access to a range of discount schemes
  • Access to a car leasing scheme

At Halton Borough Council we want to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce and a vital part of this is to encourage diversity in all respects. We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and tailored to best suit the needs and strength of the individual. This includes making adjustments for people with a disability, neurodiversity or with long-term health conditions. If you require accommodations, please reach out during the recruitment process so that we can make this the best possible experience for you –

How to apply

To apply for this role, you should upload your CV and provide a supporting statement of no more than 4 pages via the Apply link below,

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