We operate a bilingual policy. All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

Senior Engineer (Assets and Design)

Closing date: 18/07/2024

Reference: REQ105323

37 hours / Permanent

40,221 - 42,403 *

Penmorfa, Aberaeron

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

The successful candidate may be eligible to up to a maximum of £8,000 (including VAT) towards the cost of expenses incurred due of relocating to Ceredigion.

For further information please email humanresources@ceredigion.gov.uk. For more information about the county of Ceredigion and the enviable lifestyle it offers please click here.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Engineer to lead an Asset Design team under the general direction of the Asset and Design Manager. The successful applicant shall co-ordinate the workload of the team and provide expertise for the Service in the field of Civil Engineering and Asset Maintenance.

The successful applicant shall have a relevant Degree and/or be Incorporated member with a relevant professional institution and have demonstrable evidence of relevant experience in steel, concrete, timber and masonry design.

The successful applicant shall have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Civil Engineering Design processes or have demonstrable evidence of experience in the management and financial control of large (up to £2M) and small construction schemes.

In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.  

In exchange for your skills and commitment, we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible hours scheme, competitive annual leave allowance and a generous pension contribution scheme. More information about our wide-range of employee benefits can be found here. In addition, we are committed to developing our people and will not only provide support to enable you to quickly and confidently take ownership of this role’s key areas of responsibility but in addition, we are committed to supporting your development in order that you can progress your career with us. 

Job Description and Person Specification

Should you wish require any further information about this role please contact Owen Stephens: Owen.Stephens@ceredigion.gov.uk

Note: We reserve the right to extend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

Highways and Environmental

We deliver efficient, sustainable and bilingual services to the people of Ceredigion, promoting well-being in our communities, pride in a healthy well-kept environment, and confidence in our local economy.  Our key responsibilities include: 

  • Transport Services: Corporate transport; Fleet management; Parking Services; Harbours.
  • Highways Maintenance: Cyclic and Routine Maintenance; Emergency response; Highways inspection; Winter service.
  • Highways Development: Planning liaison; Road safety; Regional transport; Street lighting; Streetworks; Traffic management; CWIC/NMWTRA; Design supervision; Flood and coastal risk management; Highways improvement.
  • Local Environment Services: Waste Collections; Household waste sites; Grounds maintenance; Street cleaning.
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