Streetlighting Officer

Posted 04 March 2024
Salary £30 - 33 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Streetlighting Engineer to come and join a busy client in the Merseyside area. This position has been deemed OUTSIDE IR35.

The main duties and responsibilities of the experienced Streetlighting Engineer are:

  • Cost effective design of all categories of street lighting and associated work to a quality system, including preparation of contract documents.  Provision of cost and time estimates for execution of work.
  • Representing the Authority in areas relevant to Street Lighting, such as input into the Local Plans, Electricity Supply negotiations, liaison with the Distribution Network Operators, Merseyside Lighting Engineering Group.
  • Preparation of briefs for outside consultants.  Liaison with and supervision of consultants as necessary.
  • Attendance at public inquiries and public participation meetings as and when required.
  • Assisting in the management of the street lighting aspect of developments through a design service or those carried out by third parties, including technical assessments, receipt of fee income and formal adoption procedures.  (Includes S.38/S.278 Agreements etc.).
  •  Managing the life cycle of Section 278 and 38 projects including bonds, fees, approvals, databases and completion files.
  • Provide strategic engineering knowledge into creating and investigating forward street lighting improvement schemes to support the Growth Programme.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, 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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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