Apprentice Transport Development Officer

Apprentice Transport Development Officer

Salary: £18,870 – £20,541 per annum

£21,074 – £23,111 per annum – depending on experience at appointment or progression during the apprenticeship

Location: City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ

2x Full Time (37 hrs/wk), Fixed Term for 36 months

As part of the City Council’s drive to provide opportunities to experience work and develop career paths we are pleased to offer Apprenticeship roles within the Major Transport Projects team in the Transport Section. The Transport Strategy section is responsible for transport in Leicester, designing and delivering improvements to highways and streets and a range of transport policies.

Working with senior staff, you will support key transport projects to achieve project aims, supporting the development of designs and transport infrastructure that support the growth and economy of the city. Current projects include major road improvements, bus corridors and intelligent transport systems. You will work with data and design packages to inform decision making, planning and delivery of schemes, together with opportunities to develop strategic thinking.

Successful candidates will need to be fully committed to their learning and developing their skills. You will be fully supported to achieve your potential. This is a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity for motivated individuals to start their career in the industry.

The attached Job Description describes the duties undertaken by a Transport Development Officer at the highest level.

Requirements for the Apprenticeship post include:

-Demonstrate an interest in working in Transport Planning and/or Engineering;

-Good numeracy skills with ability to undertake measurement and geometry and to learn to produce engineering drawings (for designing and building physical spaces (i.e. roads and streets) and logical thought for signs and traffic orders);

-Good communication, interpersonal and networking skills;

-Enthusiasm and willingness to learn;

-Organisational skills to prioritise and work across multiple tasks, with ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines;

-Must be prepared to undertake necessary training and assessment with chosen training provider in order to achieve registration as an Engineering Technician by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation;

-I.T, numeracy and literacy skills sufficient to pass the initial assessment for the  Apprenticeship scheme.

For an informal discussion please contact Naresh Pancholi, Senior Project Engineer, on 0116 454 2881. Qualification restrictions will apply – if you possess a qualification in this field please check before applying.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 18 November 2018

Post Number: X5211/1018KP

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