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Engineer (Road Agreements Team) OCC58824

Job details


Salary range: £31,346 – 37,890 per annum

Work location: County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week: 37 – we are open to discussion regarding working hours

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Friday 21st May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 1st & Wednesday 2nd June 2021




Oxfordshire County Council is looking for two Engineers to join their busy Road Agreements Team



About us


The Road Agreements Team helps to deliver high quality transport infrastructure across Oxfordshire, which continues to showcase the County as a leader of developmental growth in England's Economic Heartland. As part of an excellent employment package, we offer flexible working hours, agile working, generous annual leave entitlement and a pension scheme.


Oxfordshire itself benefits from beautiful countryside, which, together with exciting development and innovation areas such Science Vale, Oxford City, Bicester and Didcot Garden Towns, makes the area an ideal place to enjoy an excellent work-life balance. Central Government Growth Agenda expects the delivery of 100,000 homes throughout Oxfordshire over the next 15 years and as a vital member of Oxfordshire's Road Agreements Team, you will assist in influencing and shaping the growth of Oxfordshire.



About the role


As an Engineer your day to day work will be for residential and industrial development site infrastructure across Oxfordshire. You will be responsible for a challenging yet interesting variety of schemes including housing developments and highway infrastructure projects. You will be exposed to a broad spectrum of activities such as; engineering, site visits, giving legal advice, undertaking legal work and the chance to work on unique developments.

There are many exciting developments planned for Oxfordshire in the near future, including the Garden Towns of Bicester and Didcot together with major strategic housing developments of up to 7,000 units.



About you


Your demonstrable skills and abilities will complement a multi-disciplined group of professionals in an exciting and evolving team.


You will be customer-focused in your regular dealings with the public, developers, contractors, other government bodies, Development Control as well as maintaining good working relationships within the team and with colleagues across our organization.


Excellent record keeping is essential, together with proven verbal communication skills and the ability to interpret drawings, be customer-focused for regular dealings with the public, developers, contractors and local members.



Rewards and benefits


It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.


We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.



Would you like to know more?


Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria


For an informal discussion about the role please contact Ryan Moore, Senior Engineer on 07557 082568



Application Procedure


To apply, you will need to complete an online application form. This includes a section asking you to explain how you meet the selection criteria, as specified in the job posting. You may attach a cover letter and/or CV to your application form, however it is not mandatory.


If you experience any difficulties whilst completing the application form, please contact the Recruitment Team using Recruitment Application Enquiry Form on the Home Page.




Our Organisation 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.


As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 


All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.


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