Employee Specification

Please see below criteria which is used throughout the assessment process, that has been set out to explain what is measured at each stage of the application process. Applicants who do not clearly demonstrate meeting all of the essential criteria in the application section on their application form, cannot be progressed to interview stage.


  Application form tip: Always ensure a clear example of how you meet each criteria is included and not assumed as part of your work experience. Desirable criteria will only be used to short-list in the event of a high volume of applications.

Criteria  Essential Desirable
minimum of 5 GCSEs  
Full UK driving licence  
CSCS card  

Good interpersonal skills


Flexible approach to tasks and duties

Good standard of IT Literacy and willingness to further this with the use of Autodesk  
Willingness to further their study in the field of Civil Engineering (Level 3 and above)  
Will be a mixture of office/home and site-based working  
 Awareness of the Civil Engineering industry  
Willingness to work in Multidisciplinary teams    
Help translate technical knowledge into actual outcomes.  
Willingness to learn Civil engineering design principles and procedures  


Job Outline

Overall purpose

To assist with engineering, technical and administrative duties in relation to all works delivered by the Civil Engineering Services Group.

Principal accountabilities

  1. To assist Project Managers/Engineers with new or current schemes.

  2. To assist with site surveys and investigations.

  3. To assist with the inspection and maintenance of the Council's assets.

  4. To collate information received from consultation with individuals, public bodies and utility companies.

  5. Under the Guidance of the Project Manager and Supervisor, ensure all works are carried out in a safe, sustainable and feasible manner.

  6. Assist and liaison/consultation with a range of stakeholders e.g. Parish Councils, emergency services and the general public.

  7. The Health and Safety at Work etc Act, 1974 and other associated legislation places responsibilities for Health and Safety on all Therefore, it is the postholder’s responsibility to take reasonable care for Health and Safety and Welfare of him/herself and other employees in accordance with legislation.

  8. The above duties may involve having access to information of a confidential nature which may be covered by the Data Protection Act and by Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act, 1972. Confidentiality must be maintained at all times.

  9. The above principal accountabilities are not exhaustive and may vary without changing the character of the job or level of responsibility.

  10. In your role you are required to speak English with sufficient fluency to effectively perform your duties, as required by Section 77-84 of the Immigration Act 2016.