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Engineering and Asset Manager

Salary:£44539-£46549 / Grade L

Service Unit:Public and Green Spaces

Closing Date:03/06/2023

Post Number:3412

Contract type: Permanent 

Hours: Full time

Location: Civic Centre

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About you

Candidate must have Engineering Degree or HND qualification, and have a detailed knowledge of civil engineering standards, practices, and legislation. They must have a strong health and safety focus and be able to rationalise and drive maintenance and development across public realm assets. Being responsible for a small team of dedicated technical staff, they must have the management and leadership skills to achieve the best from their team.

About the role

The role is to manage the Engineering and Asset Operations Service and take responsibility for the development, operation and maintenance of the Council’s Public Realm built assets. This includes both revenue and capital budget programmes. The candidate will be responsible for the Engineering, and Asset Management Team as well as liaising with Council Members and staff, contractors, external organisations and members of the public. The candidate will advise the Public and Green Space Operations manager on all issues across the Council’s Public Realm built assets including bridges, retaining walls, drainage, surface car parks, monuments, water courses, cemeteries and closed churchyards, street furniture, footways and associated assets.

About the team

The Engineering and Asset team is a small team comprising of 8 team members, carrying out a broad range of functions from statutory street signage, data management, asset inspection and minor works, and large scale capital project delivery.

What next?

If we sound like the right fit for you and you feel like the right fit for us we would welcome your application. Please click on the Apply button at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the post, the team or working with us at the Council please contact Cat Chambers, Public and Green Spaces Service Manager on 07738262991 or via email at

Our commitment

At Exeter City Council we are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

To support this commitment we will strive to implement reasonable adjustments to support any members of our communities who face barriers in recruitment processes, irrespective of the reason.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

If you would like further information on this please contact our HR Team at

Exeter City Council is a Mindful Employer



When this content has been updated

Last updated 5 May 2023