Apprentice Design Technician

There are currently three vacancies of an Apprentice Design Technician position, which are critical in supporting all teams in the delivery of the Operational Asset Management services. We are currently looking to recruit a number of highly motivated individuals have a desire to gain the skills, experience and knowledge to assist in the delivery of a wide range of Highway Maintenance services.

Director Area
Environment & Economy
Job Location(s)
Boston; Lincolnshire, Horncastle, Lincoln, Sleaford
Service Area
Network (North)
Grade
G3: 18,065 - 19,171
Job Category
Traffic and Highways
Criminal Record Check
Not Required
Contract Type
Permanent
Appointment Type
Full-time
Hours per week
37
Sponsorship
No
Relocation Expenses
No
Politically Restricted Post
No
Closing Date
02/06/2019
Job Reference
8902
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You will be required to work in a number of offices across Lincolnshire and will assist the multi-functional teams in the delivery of carriageway patching works, surfacing works, footway works, drainage works, cyclic maintenance, traffic regulation orders, surface treatments and cyclical maintenance works across the County. This will involve site surveys, design works, producing works order packs for contractors, site supervision and audits, updating inventory data, engagement with members of the public and dealing with transactions and complaints.

Whilst working within a variety of teams, you will be given the best opportunity to learn from these experiences. A full training and development package will be made available to each individual to ensure candidates are able to attain their full potential within the organisation.

The successful candidates will be required to undertake a day release college course to achieve a Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment Level 3. You will require a minimum of 4 GCSE Grade C or equivalent or above, to include Mathematics, English and a Science or a Level 2 in Construction alongside a GCSE Grace C or equivalent in Mathematics and English or an NVQ Level 2 in a relevant trade area. Other qualifications may be considered on an individual basis.

About Us

Lincolnshire County Council is an ambitious and progressive organisation that strives to provide a modern and responsive public service to the residents of Lincolnshire.

Our Highways Infrastructure is extremely important as it supports the local economy, provides access to jobs, services and enables thousands of visitors to experience our beautiful coast and countryside. We are a 'Band 3 Authority' and have a buoyant workload with a number of major schemes in progress and planned including the Lincoln Eastern Bypass.

For more information, or an informal discussion about the roles, please contact Shaun Butcher, County Programme Manager, on 01522 553125.

All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a 'Silver Medallist' talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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