Senior Maintenance Design Technician

Lincolnshire County Council is looking to recruit a number of highly motivated individuals as Senior Maintenance Design Technician. Candidates will need to have the skills, experience and knowledge to deliver Highway Maintenance works and ensure the efficient use of the Lincolnshire highway network.

This recruit is a CV only application processes and as such it is imperative that your covering letter clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role (as set out in the attached Job Description) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the Minor Works and Traffic Team and the wider County Council.

Director Area
Job Category
Traffic and Highways
Service Area
Job Location(s)
Boston; Lincolnshire, Horncastle, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Sleaford
G7: 25,991 - 28,672
Relocation Expenses
Politically Restricted Post
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Closing Date
Job Reference

About the Team

Lincolnshire County Council's Local Operational Asset Management team provide a maintenance design service to one of the biggest highways networks in the country. There are four Teams covering based in offices across the County that work in partnership with our Network Management teams and external contractors within the Lincolnshire Highways Alliance. Lincolnshire County Council is recognised as a leading light in the Highways Sector, becoming one of the first 2 "Band 3" authorities in the country in the Department for Transport incentivised funding, as well as recently winning the Highways Management award at the MJ awards.

About the Roles

There are a number of Senior Maintenance Design Technician roles available, working across the county and these cover a multitude of functions that include designing carriageway schemes, footway schemes, drainage schemes, surface dressing works, micro asphalt works, assessment and design of traffic related improvements, cyclical works and monitoring the reactive works service.

Based in offices shared with Alliance partners across the County, the post holder's general duties will include the coordination, communications, consultation, financial control, planning, design, construction and handover on completion of schemes.

About You

In all of these posts you will need a good level of technical knowledge, be able to engage with the community and have the ability to inspect and place works orders to the Alliance contractors. These diverse posts have a varied workload including the coordination of works, daily communication with a variety of customers and groups in a range of methods and assisting in the development and use of suitable IT systems and processes. 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.

About us

We are one of the largest county councils in the UK. We lead the way in many of our service areas from Children's Services to Highways. Our environment is supportive and we are ambitious for both the people who work here and the residents of the county.

Steeped in history and brimming with life, Lincolnshire’s historic market towns, vibrant coastal tourism and areas of outstanding natural beauty make it the perfect place for your next career move.

Working with us, you can enjoy a salary of £25,991 - £28,672 along with; flexible working patterns, generous annual leave on top of public and bank holidays, a cycle to work scheme, contract car hire scheme, family friendly policies and an excellent pension scheme. We recommend reading the employee benefits brochure before submitting an application.

Applications will close on 25/01/2021 with interviews taking place in the first two weeks of February 2021. Owing to limitations for wider interview availability, it is essential at point of application to notify us if you are unable to make the advertised interview date, providing your nearest alternative availability. We will do our best to accommodate alternative interview arrangements, however regret that we cannot guarantee availability owing limited availability of the interviewing staff.

If you would like an open and informal discussion regards this role then please contact Andrew Creasey at

If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our other current vacancies then click the following link:

Good luck with your application.


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


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 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.

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