Senior Highway Technician - Align Property Partners

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11 Jul 2022


Countywide, DL7 8AD

About the job

Role Summary

Job Title: Senior Highway Technician

Location: Hybrid working: Working from home with days in one of our offices in Cumbria, North Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, Teeside or Tyneside

Term: Permanent/Full Time (40 Hours per Week)

Salary:            £28,000 to £35,000+, dependent on experience and qualifications


Align Property Partners are an award winning building design consultancy.  We offer a comprehensive, multi-disciplined and high quality property services to both the public and private sector. 

Since starting in 2017, we have grown to have over 100 members of staff; From Architects to Engineers, Quantity Surveyors to Property Advisors all based across our 5 offices in the North of England

Now we are looking for motivated people with a passion for construction and design to join us and be part of the team that drives the business forward.  We have fantastic opportunities for Senior Highway Technicians to join our existing Highways team.  If you’re looking for new challenge in your career or want to build on your current experience in the sector with a business that offers the potential to develop your career then this is the position for you!


You will be an important part of a busy and successful team taking on design, using your own initiative to provide technical support and deliver efficient and cost effective projects working with our Local Authority Partners, NYCC, in their offices around North Yorkshire


Attention to detail is key for this role: you will prepare contract documents and technical specifications and develop Bills of Quantities and complete health and safety risk assessments in coordination with the project CDM requirements.


From your previous experience of doing this role and the communication skills you have you will ensure senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the company and the client are achieved.


For this role we are looking for someone educated to level 4 (BTEC / HNC or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline, professionally registered or seeking registration at Eng Tech level.  You’ll also visit sites and attend client meetings, carry out inspections and surveys as/when required so a full UK driving licence and vehicle is an essential requirement as part of this role.


The successful candidate will be rewarded with projects across the North of England and the opportunity to develop their careers with a company that, as part of NYCC’s traded arm, offers both the motivation and drive of the private sector with the public sector ethos of giving back to the community.


Qualifications and Skills


·        Educated to level 4 (BTEC / HNC or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline, professionally registered or seeking registration at Eng Tech level.

·        Experience within an engineering consultancy or highway management organisation

·        Experience of working in a highway maintenance or operations environmental with local Highway Authorities or other similar organisations

·        Knowledge in preparing detailed designs and specifications using PDS and/or Civils 3D, AutoCAD, MicroDrainage etc

·        Experience in the conceptual and detailed design of infrastructure projects, including roads, drainage and highway features

·        Working knowledge of relevant UK standards, adoptable standards and building regulations

·        IT literacy with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

·        Drainage design (foul & surface water) – Desirable but not essential


Read the full job description here


What we can offer you

We are pleased to offer a competitive salary from £28,000 to £35,000+, dependent on experience and qualifications, pension scheme, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working patterns and access to the company benefits scheme.

You'll have the opportunity to be a part of a supportive and friendly team who will encourage you in your professional development.  

We have a strong work pipeline and our parent North Yorkshire County Council gives us unique access to a wide range of building projects across many sectors including Infrastructure, Housing, Education, Industrial and public buildings.   

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Align Property Partners and have a positive impact on construction in North Yorkshire and across the North of England.



To discuss this position in more detail please get in touch with Ashley Benford (Resourcing Specialist) on 07814 932389 or to apply, please forward your CV to:


Closing date: Monday 11th July 2022



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