We're the charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays it's part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.
Due to the increase in construction activities, an excellent opportunity for a Civil Engineer has arisen within Infrastructure Services Team, Southern Region based in Birmingham. The area to be covered will predominantly be West Midlands Region.
The teams function is to help promoters achieve their objectives, transform the waterways and enrich lives, while at the same time protecting our customers, infrastructure, buildings, heritage and waterway environment from harm or damage that could result from the promoter’s work. The team recovers fees and charges which go to support the work of the Trust, and handles approximately 300 different schemes per year offering a completely varied work load.
The team links with other teams within the Trust on behalf of the developer to find the necessary solutions to undertake works that will, where possible, enhance the waterway and environment. This will be 2 year fixed term contract with the possibility to develop into a full time position depending on the amount of income recovered.
Skills & Experience
As this role will require you to move about our network of offices to provide support as required, the salary for the post is £34,680 including allowances. We can also offer a competitive contributory DC Pension scheme arrangement, excellent holidays and numerous other employee benefits which can be found here.
We are striving to represent the diverse communities that we are a part of. All candidates will be treated on the basis of their merits, skills and abilities and solely by being assessed against the requirements for the job. Many of our vacancies can be considered for people who wish to work flexibly, job share or part time.
When you join the Canal & River Trust you become a member of an engaged team working to preserve our heritage for future generations. Come and put your skills to use on our waterways.
Find out more about the work we do on our website: https://canalrivertrust.org.uk/about-us