If you would like to begin or further your career in Engineering, West Berkshire Council’s Highways Asset Management team could be your next step. We’ve become recognised as a fast-moving, modern and dynamic Council with a determination to provide high quality, value-for-money services – and that means ensuring that our staff have all the qualifications, skills and knowledge they need to do a professional job.
We have a Career Graded Trainee Technician or Technician post and the successful applicant will be rewarded with an excellent package including the opportunity to study for an apprenticeship and/or engineering qualification, flexible working hours and an essential car user allowance.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a variety of highway improvement and maintenance projects and we will expect you to take on more responsibility as you gain experience.
To start as a Trainee Technician you should be educated to GCSE level or equivalent including good passes in English, Maths and a Technical or Science subject. Technicians will require a Civil Engineering qualification and relevant experience.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 32 days.
For an informal discussion about the above posts, please contact Andrew Reynolds (Asset Manager) on 01635 519 076.