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Estimating Technician

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/05/2017 23:59
£18,070 - £20,661 Grade 5
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Your normal place of work is to be Meadowfield. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
4 May

Further information

Temporary until 30/10/17 or until the return of the substantive post holder

Highways Operations has an opportunity for an Estimating Technician on a 6 months temporary contract based at Meadowfield Depot, however you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.

The successful applicant must have experience of working in a civil engineering commercial environment and be qualified to NVQ 2.

Qualification: • 4 GCSEs grades A-C or NVQ Level 2

The postholder will assist with the preparation of estimates and tender submissions, through the obtaining of price information relating to materials and sub-contractors via electronic procurement and tender enquiries, and maintain the estimating enquiries database.

If you wish to discuss the position, please contact Cath Hutchinson, Estimating Manager on 03000 269241 or email cath.hutchinson@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Tuesday 9 May 2017

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 268302 / 268535 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Durham County Council permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the HR Operations & Data Team.

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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