Principal Engineer

A client within the Public Sector based in Oxfordshire is currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer to join their team as soon as possible.

The client is offering a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority within a Highway environment.



The Role
Key purpose of the role is to provide highway technical advice and co-ordinate Road Agreements Team planning consultation responses for planning applications.
Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Advise Technician and Team Co-ordinator on the Advanced Payment Codes (APC).
Assist with team site inspections relating to construction works undertaken on the existing Highway and development sites.
Liaise with internal Council teams to secure specialist approvals.


The Candidate
To be considered for this role you will required to continually develop Technician Engineers skills and abilities.
The below skills would be beneficial for the role:

Experience in independently calculating commuted sums, inspection fees and bonds for schemes.
Familiarity with Legal Services on 1980 Highways Act Private Street Works, Section 38 & 278 agreements.
Experience in carrying out technical audits and issue approval in line with the Councils specifications and provide support to Technician Engineer carrying out this function.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £23.46 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.



How to Apply
If this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to amy.dhawan@servicecare.co.uk or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 to discuss the vacancy in more detail.
Also, if this role is not of interest to you, but you are looking for new opportunities, please still get in touch as we cover all housing-related vacancies across the region.
Referral Bonus
If this role is not suitable for yourself, but you know someone who may be interested, please pass on their details, or forward these details to them.

If they are successful in applying, you will receive a £250 referral bonus upon completion of an initial probationary period.


  • Location: Oxfordshire, England
  • Salary: Up to £23.46 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 03-Jan-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com