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  • Ref no: SLA06589
  • Published: 11/2/2020
  • Closes: 1/3/2020
  • Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton, ML3 6LB
  • Salary: £24,891.64 - £29,271.40 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Description

Assistant Engineering Officer (Development Control / Management)
Grade 2 Level 3-4
Location: Montrose House, 154 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton
Hours: 35 hours per week


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to join our development management team, responsible for co-ordinating and responding to development management matters for the Service.

You should have knowledge and experience of legislative and technical aspects in this area of work (e.g. Roads Construction Consent), including the assessment of soils, drainage, and the materials used in the process. The role will involve the supervision and monitoring of construction works on a number of new development sites and you should be familiar with health and safety matters on site including a knowledge of traffic management systems. You should have good customer care skills and be confident in dealing with site related issues.

The role will involve working on your own and you should have experience in record keeping. You will be able to work as part of a team and be able to assist colleagues to assess planning applications when required.

You should be able to work under pressure to specific deadlines and directions, whilst working as part of a wider specialist team.

It is desirable that the successful applicant should have an NC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) or significant other experience in lieu of this.

You must hold a current driver’s licence as you will be expected to travel throughout the Council area.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a specialist team tasked with driving forward the Council’s economic development priorities whilst ensuring we have the necessary supporting roads and transportation infrastructure to achieve this.

Closing date: Sunday 1 March 2020

Interviews are presently scheduled for the 18 (Wednesday) and 20 March (Friday) 2020.


Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email address 

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.



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