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Technical Officer

Job Description

A client within the Public Sector based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Technical Officer to join their highways team as soon as possible. The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority.

The Role

Key purpose of the role is to support the Network Management Coordination Supervisor in the delivery of the duties contained within the Traffic Management Act 2004, Highways Act 1980 and the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 to keep traffic moving and to minimise disruption.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • support the Network Management Team in balancing priorities to manage, co-ordinate, and ensure safe and good quality road works across the District.
  • assess and input activities on the highway in to the various electronic ICT Systems.
  • assess, input and record into the electronic / ICT systems works and activities carried out under Licence
  • monitor and review works applications on a regular and continuous basis.
  • receive, review and process temporary Traffic Regulation Order applications relating to works / events on the highway.

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will require knowledge of the Councils Permit Scheme as well as knowledge of the Traffic Management Act and NRASWA.

The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

  • Ability to read and understand mapping and plans associated with Highway activities.
  • Programme planning and management.
  • Awareness of delivering projects within a highway environment.
  • Experience of using ICT systems, including email, spreadsheets, databases, GIS/mapping systems

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £19 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

How to Apply

If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.

Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all construction-related vacancies across the region.

Referral Bonus

If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them. If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.