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Technician Engineer OCC564231

Job details


Salary range: £23,023 – £28,226

Work location: County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week: 37 We are open to discussions about flexible working

Contract type: Permanent 

Closing date: Sunday 26th June 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 11th July 2022



Oxfordshire County Council’s Road Agreements Team is looking for three Technician Engineers to join their busy team.




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 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.  


Oxfordshire County Council are able to offer comprehensive training opportunities to support your personal and professional growth and development within the role.


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 one hundred thousand 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 a Technician Engineer your day to day work will be for residential and industrial development site infrastructure across Oxfordshire. You will be supporting 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, supporting the Engineer and Senior Engineer in working 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 7000 units. Excellent record keeping is essential, together with proven verbal communication skills and to be customer-focused for regular dealings with developers and contractors.


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 developers and contractors and maintain good working relationships within the team and with colleagues across our organization.


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 07557082568.


Application Procedure


To apply, please complete an online application form by clicking Apply Now. 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.   


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Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion


At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff.


Our commitment to safeguarding


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 these commitments.


Guaranteed interviews


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. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.


We are open to discussions about flexible working.


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