Principal Engineer

Ref No. EMP417102
Salary £50 - £63/hour
Location West Yorkshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

Our client is looking for a Principal Engineer to work on a six month interim basis in the Highway Maintenance Operations Team.

Important

Experience of working at a Principal/Management level

The Job

As a Principal Officer you will be working in the operational team delivering highway services, and will manage a small number of Senior Engineers, Engineers and a site skilled workforce of approximately 50 employees. As a principal engineer you will be responsible for delivering planned and reactive work (from gully emptying and potholing to highway improvement projects), providing an emergency and callout service, plus a severe weather response (which is predominantly precautionary gritting of the network, but also dealing with high winds, flooding, etc).

  • Your role will be as a Principal Officer working in the operational team delivering highway services.
  • You will be based at either Batley depot (WF17 7TA), Headlands depot (WF15 7NT) or Honley depot (HD9 6LN).
  • You will manage a small number of Senior Engineers, Engineers and a site skilled workforce of approximately 50 employees.
  • You will have experience of delivering planned and reactive work (from gully emptying and potholing to highway improvement projects), providing an emergency and callout service, plus a severe weather response (which is predominantly precautionary gritting of the network, but also dealing with high winds, flooding, etc).
  • You will need to be able to fulfil the role of dutyholders in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, in particular, Contractor and Principal Contractor.
  • You will need to demonstrate in depth experience, knowledge and a practical approach to delivering a wide range of highway projects acknowledging the requirements of our customers.
  • You will have well developed emotional intelligence, demonstrable care for the well being of others and experience in securing occupational health support for employees.
  • You will be experienced in the handling of 'difficult' conversations with employees in respect of attendance, behaviours and performance.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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