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Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, Motherwell, ML1 1AB
£30,344 - £35,151 per year per annum
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Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
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Enterprise & Communities

Roads & Land Maintenance

Inspector Roads Maintenance (Electrical)

NLC9 £30,344 - £35,151

North Lanarkshire Council is Scotland’s fourth largest local authority, and we have a plan. A positive plan for North Lanarkshire, its businesses, and its people. We want to transform North Lanarkshire by positioning local services in our towns and communities and a key aspect of this is our roads and street lighting infrastructure.

As part of our team, you will share our ambition for our communities and join us in delivering a service which supports these ambitions and the priorities of the Council. you will be working with a variety of partners, customers and clients ensuring the delivery of a high-quality professional service that maximises the resources available, delivers positive outcomes and meets the needs of customers and service users.

You will be joining a dynamic and flexible team who currently operate a hybrid working model of home and office-based working at the Civic Centre offices in Motherwell.

You will play a key role within a multi skilled roads maintenance team responsible for maintaining our roads, streetlighting, electric vehicle charging and other council assets. Educated to HNC or equivalent level, which includes approved electrician status (at NVQ3 / SVQ3 level) you will have experience dealing with street lighting networks and other electrical infrastructure. You will have a strong customer focus and the ability to engage and direct contractors to ensure that work is done timeously and to the appropriate standards.

To be a success in this role you will have experience in the relevant areas, be innovative, solutions focused, a good communicator and be self motivated. You will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality services to our citizens and communities and you will promote the Council’s vision, values and reputation.

With excellent organisational and IT skills, you will be able to utilise various Microsoft Office packages, works ordering and asset management systems, and be a clear written and verbal communicator.

You will require a full driving licence to undertake the role and must be able to travel throughout North Lanarkshire and out with this area to undertake the duties of this post.

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 27 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub

North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a Smarter Working Policy.

Click here to see our Recruitment Charter.

*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

North Lanarkshire Council is committed to #KeepingThePromise. This means that if you have ever been in care (looked after at home with a social worker, lived with a relative other than your parents, experienced foster, residential or secure care) you are entitled to a guaranteed interview for this post, as long as you meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description. This is one way North Lanarkshire is demonstrating our commitment to supporting Care-Experienced People.

The Plan for North Lanarkshire is to be the place to live, learn, work, invest and visit. The Council recognises that work is an important part of adult life and is critical to our wellbeing and shaping how we live. The Fair Work Convention’s Framework defines Fair Work as work that offers effective voice, fulfilment, opportunity, respect and security. We believe Fair Work can boost creativity, realise untapped potential and increase productivity. To find out more click on the link.

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, and Audio. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 01698 403151.

The following link contains our Easy Read documents which will help explain the process and what happens during the selection process: Easy Read – My NL


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  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • Equally Safe at Work - Bronze
  • Scottish Living Wage
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