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Highway Area Technician

  • Location:

    Amersham

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Patrick Gray

  • Contact email:

    Patrick.gray@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 1069

  • Job ref:

    JO0000038960

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    09/02/2023

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Highway Area Technician
 
Reports to: Customer and Compliance officer
 
Location: Amersham
 
The role is to proactively engage with the public, community and elected Members as well as the Parish and Town Councils on highway maintenance issues and to design, manage and deliver and locally important minor schemes.  
No Highway experience required.
You will be required to have worked in some form of customer service position.
 
·Liaise in a courteous and professional manner with Members and stakeholders on the provision of information in the delivery of area based TfB services and maintaining an awareness of highway issues.
·Manage the expectations of Councillors, stakeholders and other customers in relation to service delivery matters, budgetary and financial constraints.
·Investigate enquiries on site and determine outline solutions to highway issues, raising necessary work orders.
·Respond and provide timely updates to customer enquiries on area-based highways issues, within required timescales.
·Ensure compliance with Health and Safety requirements both within the service including both CDM role as client and designer as necessary and through devolution agreements.
·To respond to all enquiries and correspondence within the relevant area within designated timescales and in an
 
 
Desired-
 
·Excellent verbal and written communication skill.
·Experience of representing a council in a professional capacity and of stakeholder engagement at a high level.
·Initiative, political awareness and problem solving.
·Experience with working in a politically led environment.
·Educated to A-level or HNC, with GCSE Maths and English.
·Full driving licence and ability to travel widely for work to visit site, attend meetings etc.
·Ability to prioritise work and self-manage.
·The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
 
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 069 for more information.