£25,821 - £29,162 per annum for 36 hours per week based at Merrow Depot, Highways Laboratory, Merrow, Guildford, GU4 7BQ. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
Flexible working where possible, we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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About the Role
We are looking for a motivated individual to join and support our team in the planning and implementation of all Highway Construction Compliance Team functions, and provide sound guidance and advice for Surrey Highways.
You will be working in a busy team environment consisting of 17 individuals. You will be expected to adhere to best business practices in order to maintain existing services and develop further internal and external project opportunities in line with the aims of objectives of Surrey Highways and Transport.
You will work closely with others in Surrey Highways, and contractors, to develop joint ownership of practical solutions and proposals relating to all materials and infrastructure assets within Surrey, therefore you will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain effective working relationships.
As part of the role you will perform specialist laboratory testing and on-site sampling and testing within the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) You will also undertake site inspections, plant visits and conduct other materials investigations.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C or equivalent along with a desire to progress in an engineering environment.
- A working knowledge of materials testing, pavement management and asset survey systems, processes, practices and procedures
- A working knowledge of UK BS and EN materials testing standards as well as highway construction knowledge.
- An adaptable and flexible attitude to your work, with the ability to work under pressure
In addition you must be willing and able to travel around the county to meet the demands of this role. Some night work may be required therefore you must be able to commit to this as the role requires
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11th January 2019.
Interview dates are to be confirmed.
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