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Highways Career Opportunities

We are always on the look out for new talent to join our Highways and NYHighways company based in our area offices in Brompton-on-Swale, Richmond. Scarborough and Whitby, Kirby Misperton,Thirsk, Boroughbridge, Selby & Shipton as well as our main office at Northallerton. We offer fantastic career development opportunities with a great work life balance that works for you. 

With over 9,000 km in length, North Yorkshire has one of the longest road networks of any highways authority in the country. Our highways infrastructure is therefore paramount to our success.

Our ambition is to ensure that North Yorkshire is a place with a strong economy and a commitment to sustainable growth that enables our residents and visitors to fulfil their ambitions and aspirations.

We want North Yorkshire to be a thriving county which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit.

Critical to achieving our ambition is delivering the right transport infrastructure and that’s where you come in.

Women in Engineering

Did you know we have 111 female Highways workers at the council, responsible for helping maintain England’s road network which is above the UK average for females working in Engineering.

Jayne Charlton, NY Highways Area Manager for Richmondshire & Hambleton, says: "With long hours and early morning calls it is very challenging and a huge responsibility but also very satisfying to know that we are keeping the highway network safe.” Find out more about Jayne and Melissa and what they do within our service

See below the roles we currently employ in our services.

Highways Officer

Maintenance Manager

Project Engineer

Electrical Inspector

Engineer Bridges and Design

Contact

If you would like to discuss any of our above job roles please contact Trish on 01609 535585

Traffic Signal Engineer

Network Surveyor

Traffic Management & Road Safety Engineers

Network Surveyor

Signals Engineer

Accident Investigation Engineer

Transport and Development Engineer

Development Management Officer

Flood Risk Engineer

Asset Management

Contact

If you would like to discuss any of our above job roles please contact Trish on 01609 535585

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Quantity Surveyor

Tripartite Programme Planner

Street Light Contract Manager

Site Agents

Gangers

Skilled Highways Operatives

Winter Drivers

Contact

If you would like to discuss any of our above job roles please contact Glen on 07967469759

If you would like to join our talent pool send your CV to resourcingsolutions@northyorks.gov.uk in word format, annotating what role(s) and area you are interested in and we’ll get back to you.

If you are a school, college or university and would like to learn more about how to get into engineering email us for more details. 

See below for our current vacancies

Tri-Partite Programmer 

About The Role
 

At NY Highways, 'who you are' matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, if you pride yourself on working well with others, and are ambitious to make things better, then please have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for an experienced Tri-Partite Programmer, to join our team based at Northallerton, North Yorkshire.

At NY Highways, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it is important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Key tasks and accountabilities:

Meet service level expectations set by North Yorkshire County Council, NY Highways and WSP   
To translate the North Yorkshire capital allocations into a construction programme for the whole county each financial year.       
To produce, maintain and update the County programme using Microsoft Project.       
To liaise with client, contractor and consultant at monthly progress meetings and discuss the programme.       
To keep a written record of these meetings and circulate with actions for all parties.       
To report progress of the capital programme to the Operational Management Group through a range of reports. These include feedback from monthly programme meetings, start/finish dates and spend against       
To aid in budget monitoring/ budget spend profiling/ countywide resourcing.       
To update any scheme changes to the Portal and upload all scheme/ cyclic programmes to the schemes portal. 
Also to aid in the production and management of the contract KPI’s·      
To undertake tasks for NYCC, NYH and WSP as tri-partite funded.        
Attend all area programme meetings      
Attend Street works coordination meetings

Person Specification

Previous experience in highways management and operations     
Experience in budget monitoring/ budget spend profiling/ countywide resourcing      
Experience in planning and project/programme management experience     
Experience of working with the permits and street works required within capital work      
Desirable to have experience of working closely with local government within a highways capacity.      
Knowledge of Highways construction and relevant methodologies      
Prior knowledge of related legal requirements and relevant processes     
Computer literate in Microsoft office and a variety of other company systems      
Strong communication skills (written & verbal)      
Respond to unplanned issues and ability to react to re-plan and organise the plan of work 
Strong co-ordination organisation and administrative skills      
An ability to give attention to detail and maintain accurate records     
A team player

What we can offer you

Annual salary of £39,916

NYH are pleased to offer a competitive salary in line with your skills, experience & qualifications, Pension scheme, 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays, & flexible working patterns.  

NYH are committed to the continual development and training of our staff and will offer a number of courses relevant to this role and our products.  

If you would like to learn more with regards NYH, please click on the link below and take a look at our dedicated career site: http://www.nyresourcing.co.uk/ny-highways-opportunities/  

The recruitment of this role will be within strict social distancing guidelines as advised by the UK Government. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. We will review your data as supplied to us as part of your application to us in relation to an open position within our business.

We will retain your data for a period of 24 months, when you will be notified by us via email to give your consent for continued retention of details or your consent for your data to be removed from our recruitment system.

Contact and Apply

Please get in touch with Glen Hunt (HR Advisor) to discuss the positions in more detail.

Email glen.hunt@northyorks.gov.uk

Tel 07506753248

To apply please submit your Current CV to glen.hunt@northyorks.gov.uk

Closing date – 23rd July
 

NY Highways Apprentice 

What would life be like in a job where you are at the centre of operating, maintaining and improving one of the most advanced road networks in North Yorkshire?

Well you might just be about to find out! Do you want to help keep the County of North Yorkshire moving? Whatever your age, whatever your background, an apprenticeship could help you build a career with us.

Take on a fulfilling role, earn a salary, gain practical work experience, training and achieve professional qualifications - all at the same time. 

About the programme

Are you looking for a new role, which will be varied, challenging and rewarding? Do you have a keen interest in vehicles, in particular the engines, maintenance, and repair? Are you well organised with the ability to multi task?

If so, this could be the role for you!

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle), level 3 Apprentices

NY Highways are looking to recruit two Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technicians (light vehicle) on a 3-year fixed contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your knowledge skills and competence in the workplace with the benefit of support from your learning provider, experienced colleagues, and the wider business. During your apprenticeship, you will gain experience in all aspects of transport planning and will work towards achieving a Level 3 apprenticeship and a career as a Maintenance Technician.

This role will start in September 2021.

Position Type: 
Apprenticeship

Location: 
Skipton & Pickering Salary  

NY Highways offering our apprentice employees £8.91 per hour - in line with Adult national living wage  

Working Week
8am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Positions available

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle)

Vacancy description

As an Apprentice in NY Highways, you will receive training and support throughout your qualification and will learn the latest servicing and maintenance techniques to enable you to better help your customers whether they need a standard service, MOT or repairs.

Day to day tasks will vary but include:

Servicing – carrying out vehicle/tyre checks
MOT’s – assisting to identify parts with wear and tear Vehicle Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment Maintaining repair and service records
The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:
Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work.
Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.
Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.
Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations

Qualifications Required

Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 4 (A - C) in English and Maths 
Skills Required  

The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles. As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions is essential in this role

Typically a motor vehicle apprentice might be expected to already have the following qualities: an interest in the way vehicles operate; able to demonstrate general analytical and mechanical skills, a capacity for mechanical reasoning and the potential to research, analyse and solve problems; well organised, methodical and good attention to detail; good spatial awareness; able to work in a team and to communicate well both orally and in writing; cares about delivering excellent service – both internally and externally to colleagues and customers.

Personal Qualities: 
Applicants must be aged 16 or over

Attained or working towards
Full UK driving licence  

Training to be provided
 
This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship. 20% of your normal working hours will be dedicated to training for your apprenticeship. Learning will be delivered at a local College and will continue to be supported in the workplace.
You will also be assigned a dedicated mentor to support you in your role. As a result, you will achieve the below: Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required) Certificate in F-gas regulation

And finally 

Contact and Apply

Please get in touch and speak to an HR advisor who can provide any more information you need to apply.
Email glen.hunt@northyorks.gov.uk Tel 07506753248

Apply

NY Highways Apprentice

What would life be like in a job where you are at the centre of operating, maintaining and improving one of the most advanced road networks in North Yorkshire?

Well you might just be about to find out! Do you want to help keep the County of North Yorkshire moving? Whatever your age, whatever your background, an apprenticeship could help you build a career with us.

Take on a fulfilling role, earn a salary, gain practical work experience, training and achieve professional qualifications - all at the same time.

About the programme

Are you looking for a new role, which will be varied, challenging and rewarding? Do you have a keen interest in vehicles, in particular the engines, maintenance, and repair? Are you well organised with the ability to multi task?

If so, this could be the role for you!

Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle), level 3 Apprentices

NY Highways are looking to recruit two Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technicians (light vehicle) on a 3-year fixed contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your knowledge skills and competence in the workplace with the benefit of support from your learning provider, experienced colleagues, and the wider business. During your apprenticeship, you will gain experience in all aspects of transport planning and will work towards achieving a Level 3 apprenticeship and a career as a Maintenance Technician.

This role will start in September 2021.

Position Type  

Apprenticeship

Location:

Kirby Misperton

Salary  

NY Highways offering our apprentice employees £8.91 per hour - in line with Adult national living wage  

Working Week
8am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday

Positions available
Motor Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician (light vehicle)

Vacancy description

As an Apprentice in NY Highways, you will receive training and support throughout your qualification and will learn the latest servicing and maintenance techniques to enable you to better help your customers whether they need a standard service, MOT or repairs.
Day to day tasks will vary but include:

Servicing – carrying out vehicle/tyre checks
MOT’s – assisting to identify parts with wear and tear Vehicle Maintenance – replacing / repairing engine parts
Diagnostics – using the latest diagnostic equipment Maintaining repair and service records

The techniques and daily responsibilities you will learn will include:

Using diagnostic, mechanical and electrical measuring equipment to investigate vehicle faults and identify their underlying causes.
Inspecting and preparing customers vehicles ready for mechanical work.
Removing, repairing or replacing components to the correct specification.
Contributing to a safe working environment, by working within Health and Safety processes.
Admin and customer service duties that include updating job cards and providing quotations and estimations

Qualifications Required

Minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) grades of 9* - 4 (A - C) in English and Maths Skills Required
  
The job involves numerous activities and technicians will need to be comfortable with a wide range of vehicles.

As a technician, you will often be working as part of a team, so good communication and being able to follow instructions is essential in this role

Typically a motor vehicle apprentice might be expected to already have the following qualities: an interest in the way vehicles operate; able to demonstrate general analytical and mechanical skills, a capacity for mechanical reasoning and the potential to research, analyse and solve problems; well organised, methodical and good attention to detail; good spatial awareness; able to work in a team and to communicate well both orally and in writing; cares about delivering excellent service – both internally and externally to colleagues and customers.

Personal Qualities 

Applicants must be aged 16 or over
Attained or working towards – Full UK driving licence

Training to be provided  

This is a Light Vehicle Technician Apprenticeship. 20% of your normal working hours will be dedicated to training for your apprenticeship. Learning will be delivered at a local College and will continue to be supported in the workplace.

You will also be assigned a dedicated mentor to support you in your role. As a result, you will achieve the below: Apprenticeship Standard Light Vehicle Service and Maintenance Technician Functional Skills in English & Maths (if required) Certificate in F-gas regulation

And finally

Contact and Apply

Please get in touch and speak to an HR advisor who can provide any more information you need to apply.
Email glen.hunt@northyorks.gov.uk Tel 07506753248

Apply