The salary for this role is £23,243 - £31,810 per annum, working 36 hours per week,
An exciting opportunity to work within a highway's survey team covering a variety of different activities. This is a great opportunity to start a career path within the highways sector where personal and professional development is provided with no previous experience required.
The role is based at the Surrey County Council Merrow Complex, Merrow Lane, Guildford, Surrey. GU4 7BQ. The role involves carrying condition and performance surveys on Surreys highway network so will be predominately site-based.
This is a Professional Development Programme position in Environment, Transport and Infrastructure (ETI). The position provides a formal career development opportunity supported by a comprehensive training and development offer. This position has a grade span ranging between PS5 – PS7 (£23,243 - £31,810).
The Highways and Transport service is responsible for ensuring the effective management, maintenance and improvement of all highway and transport assets. Highways are the most valuable asset managed by Surrey County Council with a replacement value of approximately £7.5bn and are critical to the economic growth of the County. Within the Highways and Transport Service, the Network and Asset Management Group are responsible for developing and delivering asset management and manage the highway network.
The Asset Survey Team sits within the Asset Planning Team and is responsible for carrying out a range of condition and performance surveys for compliance and investigative purposes which provides appropriate data to assist with the practical application and management of Asset Planning in Surrey by enabling informed decision making, prioritisation and sufficient project and programme progression within the Network and Asset Management Group.
As a team we work closely with internal and external clients, providing a range of specialist and technical services related to highway surveys, advising and assisting colleagues, members, customers and stakeholders to maximise service quality and efficiency.
In this role, reporting to the Asset Survey Team Leader, you will occupy an essential role coring, surveying, and inspecting various asset types to deliver quality condition data and inventory information in order to improve the decision making across the directorate
This role will involve working outside, and at times will be required to work unsocial hours when needed.
It is essential that a full driving licence is held due to the nature of the job.
This role includes contributing to all of the following:
- Undertaking and completing a NRSWA coring program of 600 cores annually for compliance purposes against the Specification for the Reinstatement of Openings in Highways (SROH).
- Undertaking major maintenance coring and reporting for investigatory purposes for internal and external clients.
- Carrying out post-construction coring on major schemes to ensure compliance and best value is achieved for the stake holder.
- Contributing to the FNS (Footway Network Survey). This involves surveying 20% of the footway network annually to help prioritise schemes when programming.
- Assisting with other condition and performance surveys when needed.
- Assisting with maintaining UKAS accreditation and undertake works in accordance with UKAS standards.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
- Minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent
- Good standard of communication skills.
- Flexibility to work unsocial hours when required.
- Good IT skills including MS Office.
- An interest in pursuing a career in civil engineering.
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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11/09/2022
For an informal discussion please contact Richard Lee on 09777 275351 or by e-mail at Richard.Lee@surreycc.gov.uk.
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From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 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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