Assistant Engineer

East Riding of Yorkshire Council
Blended/Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshir
£22,129- £24,920
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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We have the opportunity for an Assistant Engineer to join the Flood and Coastal Risk Management team, which forms part of the Civil Engineering Services department. You will be part of a forward thinking and experienced team, which manages the delivery of both revenue and capital funded small to medium sized flood and coastal defence schemes.

The post is primarily to analyse and process LiDAR and GPS monitoring data collected under the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programme, other duties may include assisting with the inspection and maintenance of flood risk and coastal defence assets. There will also be opportunities to be involved in the wider team with flood risk related projects, as part of gaining further experience of the Flood and Coastal Risk Management team. With this in mind, no two days are the same.  

We seek a motivated individual with good IT skills, a working knowledge of AutoCAD and ArcGIS Pro would be beneficial for the processing of coastal data. Other desirable skills are a knowledge of GPS surveying techniques and project management. You should be able to demonstrate analytical judgement to creatively deal with difficult and varied problems plus knowledge of relevant design codes and standards.

You should hold a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject and have an ability to translate technical knowledge into real outcomes and have good communication skills when dealing with the public, a wide range of stakeholders and internal colleagues.  

In return the post carries a competitive salary and offers a range of benefits including car mileage allowance, contributory pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and various flexible working options both office (County Hall, Beverley) and remotely as part of the Council’s blended working approach. There are also fantastic opportunities for appropriate further training/qualifications including through an accredited ICE training scheme which the service area operates. The team has access to the latest modelling and relevant design software, and continual personal development is encouraged at all levels. 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Mike Kitching, Assistant Principal Engineer, or tel (01482) 395652,

The council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

For further information and to apply, please click 'Apply'.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is pursuing equality of opportunity in employment.

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