Assistant Engineer

£20,138 - £28,485 yearly
  • Solihull Council
  • Solihull, UK
  • 10 Feb, 2021
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Assistant Engineer

£20138.00 - £28485.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.
Hours: 37.0 Hours per Week

Solihull Council is looking for Assistant Engineers to join its Drainage and Flood Risk Management Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to build on your experience and knowledge by working on a variety of schemes aimed at delivering growth and enhancing Solihull’s unique ‘Urbs in Rure’ character.

As Assistant Engineer you will work with the Drainage and Flood Risk Management Team, providing a quality customer service whilst assisting with flood risk management and drainage consultations, enquiries, investigations and minor schemes to ensure that the Council meets its statutory and local duties and responsibilities.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • a HNC/HND in Civil Engineering (or similar subject) or equivalent relevant experience;
  • excellent interpersonal skills, able to effectively engage and build relationships with a range  of customers,  partners and other stakeholders;
  • previous experience of working in highway drainage/flood risk management;
  • experience of delivering minor highway drainage and/or flood risk management projects;
  • experience of undertaking reviews of planning applications, technical submissions and specifications for suitability and compliance.


In return working for Solihull offers you the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, we offer a friendly working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff discounts and a career average pension scheme.


Apply now -

For more information about the role please read the person specification and job description and if you require any further information please contact Ed Bradford, Principal Engineer, for an informal discussion on 0121 704 6477.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Interviews will be held week commencing 15th March 2021 via a secure video conferencing tool.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.