• Job Reference: 5061
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2024
  • Recruiter: National Highways
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  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £28,190 to £29,890
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Your new role

National Highways have an excellent opportunity for multiple Technicians to join our team in the North West region. As a Technician within Operations, you will be supporting in the development of schemes for our Capital Works Programme consisting of road safety, improvement, and asset renewal schemes throughout the region. 

This role can also be based from either of our Warrington, Manchester, Preston, Penrith offices. 

Please note that You will be required to drive as part of your role and you will need to have a full clean driving license to be considered for this position and during employment. This role may also require you to work unsociable hours. 

What you'll be leading on: 

  • Provide support in the identification and management of asset studies and survey works.
  • To input into the development of early solutions for improvements and/or renewals, including the compiling of relevant documents, evidence and options in line with agreed methodologies and prioritisation criteria.
  • To support the development of technical briefs provided to the design and construction contractor for improvement and renewals work.
  • To support the capture and maintenance of roads asset data and condition information in the relevant database.
  • Provide support in the analysis of traffic collision data and the development of mitigating safety measures.

To be successful

  • HND/C or other relevant qualification with relevant experience, or working towards
  • Experience in a highways or infrastructure environment
  • Good understanding of the function of National Highways and the importance of the Strategic Road Network
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Experience in AutoCAD desirable

A bit about us

Operations is at the heart of keeping the strategic road network moving and ensuring our customers get the best possible experience when using our roads.

We address over 39,000 customer enquiries every month, plan and deliver all maintenance activities on the network, drive efficiencies and improvements across our systems and roads, and respond to incidents across 4,500 miles of motorways and major A-roads that we manage. All to make sure National Highways customers have safer, smoother, and more reliable journeys.

Want to know more?

To request a copy of the role profile, please contact quoting reference number #5061