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Group Engineer - Lighting

Reference: HCC614717

Salary Range: £53,208 - £59,633 per annum (Applications for relocation allowance up to £10,000 may be considered)
Work Location: 
 Three Minsters House, Winchester (hybrid working)
Hours per week: 37 (Flexible working for this role may be considered. Please state your preferences on your application)
Contract Type: Permanent

The Role:

As a forward-thinking in-house business unit, Hampshire Engineering Services offers a range of services to the County Council and other public authorities. Our Street Lighting Design Team are looking for highly motivated and technically strong Group Engineer to be involved in the delivery of challenging street lighting design and maintenance schemes. We have a great team environment, and we support and develop our engineers, so they are continuously developing their skills.  

Leading the Lighting Design Team, you will manage a team of professionally qualified and experienced street lighting engineers and a work programme to design, deliver, commission and supervise services for a wide range of exterior lighting applications. This includes lighting schemes for highways (motorways, traffic routes, residential roads, new developments), car parks, tunnels, architecture, sports pitches, amenities, and parks. 

You will oversee all commissions and ensure the highest level of quality, manage the entire project from conception to completion, or assist at any stage, from preparing feasibility studies and detailed designs to supervising installation works and providing assistance with the PFI Street Lighting accrual process. You will work closely with Hampshire’s street lighting client team and Street Lighting PFI to progress the works and ensure accrual of all assets at completion. 

Our innovative designs demonstrate a commitment to provide our clients with sustainable lighting solutions complying with current design standards, minimising energy consumption and future maintenance, whilst also reducing all forms of obtrusive light for the benefit of the environment. 

What we can offer you:

We offer a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace, where talent is truly recognised and developed. We have created an environment that you can look forward to being a part of and where you are empowered to be your best and believe in creating a workplace built on teamwork where people can grow and develop in their roles. 

If you think you have what it takes to make a real difference in Hampshire, get in touch! 

To find out more about what we can offer you in return, please see our  Benefits Package

Additionally we also offer flexible working to support your excellent work/life balance. This could include a reduced working week, condensed hours, fixed or flexible hours,. Please state your preference on your application.  We are deeply committed to inclusion, diversity and wellbeing - see our Inclusion Strategy for further information. 

Additional Information:

Group Engineer - Lighting Job Description and Person Specification

Contact Details for an Informal Discussion:

Iain Sloane, Chief Engineer - Highways at

Hampshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

Closing Date: 24 March 2024

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