Bridges & Structures Asset Engineer

Job specification

37 hours per week
£32,796 to £43,381 p.a.
Closing date:
Job reference:
Interview date:
w/c 06/06/2022
Date posted:
At Swindon Borough Council, we want our town to be the best it can be. Our ambitious vision is supported by realistic transformation programmes, with the people of Swindon at their heart. Because that’s who we’re doing it for – the communities and businesses that make our town great. As part of the Council, you’ll support a friendly local authority making decisions with real impact. It’s all for better public services. Better processes. And a better quality of life, for everyone. Join us, and Swindon will be better with you.

Your next role

The Bridges Team is responsible for around four hundred highway structures and numerous other corporate bridge assets and Multi-Storey Car Parks. We are seeking an Engineer to work in the Asset Team to assist in the management of these assets along with development and delivery of reactive and planned maintenance works. This is an opportunity to make your mark and develop existing or new expertise within the Bridges Team.

The Asset team plays an important role in helping to shape the future of Swindon’s infrastructure and provides valuable contributions to corporate regeneration schemes and new development areas. As a member of the bridges team you will help ensure our bridge assets meet the standards required for a modern effective network.

About you

Educated to degree level or equivalent in a related engineering discipline, you are experienced in all aspects of bridge management, design, assessment, inspection, and maintenance and construction supervision.

Your background will enable you to confidently carry out your duties and take responsibility for delivering asset management functions including the delivery of annual Revenue and Capital maintenance works. There will be opportunities for further training, to develop Asset Management skills and study for an Asset Management qualification. The qualification will be subject to signing a qualification training agreement.

For Swindon to thrive in the future, we need to lay the foundations now. It’s why our regeneration and transformation programmes are already underway. So, you’ll be joining us at an exciting time on our journey. We’ll look to you to share your knowledge, influence decisions and drive real, positive change. With your contributions, we’ll achieve our vision of a prosperous, re-vitalised Swindon by 2030 together. And you’ll be proud to say it was made better with you.

Your next package

Please see our Rewards and Benefits offer for more details.

As an employee, you will receive a diverse and exciting environment in which to work, encouraging creativity and innovation whilst recognising the need to support ongoing personal development and a flexible work life balance.

Your next steps

Read the role profile and to apply please send your CV and supporting statement to quoting the job reference.

For further information about the role, please contact Alan Frost at