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Highway Technician, Bishops Waltham HCC617330

Job Details:

Salary Range: £23,115 – £24,140 per annum
Work Location: Bishops Waltham Highways Depot, Bishops Waltham
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 28 July 2024

Have you ever considered a career in Civil Engineering, specialising in Highways Maintenance? Would you like to gain professional experience and an academic qualification, whilst being paid? If so, then this exciting opportunity could be for you!

The Role:

If you are practically minded, able to work as part of a team, enjoy a mixture of outside and office-based work, are good at dealing with people and would like to help maintain the 8,000+km of highways in the beautiful County of Hampshire, then this diverse role is definitely for you.

And if that's not enough, you don't even need to have any previous highways experience. We will provide you with excellent training and development to help you succeed and develop your career within this fantastic organisation.

Through maintaining roads and footways, the work that we do directly impacts the whole community. By joining us, you could be helping to make a positive difference for everybody that lives in, works in, or visits Hampshire.

You could be based in one of our highway depots in Totton or Bishops Waltham, please let us know on your application if you have a preference. As a Highway Technician, you will be assisting engineers in delivering a large variety of highway repairs throughout Hampshire as well as dealing with highway emergencies, adverse weather response and highway enforcement to enable the efficient use of Hampshire’s highway network.

You will have the ability to fulfil the travel requirements of the role (it is essential that you have a full current UK drivers’ licence and access to a reliable vehicle on a regular basis), and, as required, be able to work out of hours to respond to weather and other emergencies.

Apprenticeship Details and Our Values:

As already mentioned, this position provides an opportunity for you to attend training and complete a Level 3 Civil Engineer Technician apprenticeship, to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours as set out in the apprenticeship standard.

Above all we're seeking to recruit people who share our commitment to and passion for our values and able to demonstrate how they have put these values into practice in their work - could this be you? 

•    Working as one organisation
•    Integrity and Respect
•    Professionalism
•    Making a difference
•    Continuous improvement

What We Can Offer You:

Hampshire County Council is recognised nationally as one of the highest performing local authorities in the UK. A modern, forward-looking local authority, it offers a pleasant, supportive, and collaborative working environment.

Hampshire County Council is also a flexible employer interested in making the most of your skills and offers a great work life balance. We invest in you through our internal development programmes and training and offer a competitive salary and benefits package

Additional Information:

Highway Technician - Job Description & Person Specification 
To find out more about careers within Hampshire Highways, please see our Highways Career Page

We are recruiting to positions in our other Highway Depots, please see below to apply:

Totton Highway Depot

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Seb Willemsen, Highway Engineer on or Simon Protheroe, Highway Engineer on  


Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer - committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.


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