Roadworkers - Fort William / ObanPosted: 09 Jul 2014

Vacancies have arisen in our Fort William and Oban depot for Roadworkers.

Preferably you should be an experienced roadworker with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations, training can be provided if necessary. You...

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Start date:
09 Jul 2014
Closing date:
02 Aug 2014

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Roadworkers - Fort William / Oban

Vacancies have arisen in our Fort William and Oban depot for Roadworkers.

Preferably you should be an experienced roadworker with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations, training can be provided if necessary. You should have, as a minimum, an LGV Class 2 Licence (HGV2) and be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby-rota basis.

You can apply below, alternatively please contact Gareth Hutchinson for an application form and job description at recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or 01738 448600.

 

ROADWORKERS 

  

1.           Job Purpose: 

To carry out general labouring and driving duties, (appropriate to licence), as and when required.  

 

 

 

2.           Responsibilities and Activities:

·       The erection and removal of temporary signs and barriers (permanent signs and barriers).

·        Preparation, application, compaction and removal of soils, rocks, coated and other materials.

·        Hot material patching by hand.

·        Drainage works, excavation, pipe laying, kerb laying, scrub cutting.

 ·        Installation and fixing of temporary/permanent road furniture.

·        Operation of power tools, small plant and machinery.

·        Driving vehicles including those with simple attachments such as tractors.

·        Prepare written returns including fault report details.

·        Provide support for specialist roadworkers.

·       Responsibility for the health and safety of the public, colleagues & yourself.

·        Participating in standby and winter maintenance rota.

·       Winter maintenance duties which include fitting gritter body and blade, driving gritter and spread salt by hand if required.

·        Litter picking.

·        Any other duties as required. 

 

  

 

3.           Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·      Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health & Safety essential.

·       Knowledge of the requirement for Health and Safety rules and procedures.

·       Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.

·       Experience of using small plant.

·       There is a requirement to undertake training and to achieve competence in aspects of the job.

·       LGV Class C level.

·       Experience of working to tight deadlines and working under pressure.

·       Ability to work effectively in a team.

·       Ability to problem solve.

·       Flexible to working practices.

·       Ability to cope with change. 

·       Ability to work effectively in a team.

·       Good interpersonal skills.

·       Good communication skills.

·       Good planning and organisational skills

 

 

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Start date:
09 Jul 2014
Closing date:
02 Aug 2014

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Trainee Technicians - Perth & InvernessPosted: 22 Jul 2014

Vacancies have arisen for Trainee Technicians in our Perth and Inverness offices.  The successful candidates will assist in the design of road resurfacing, bridge refurbishment and replacement, traffic signing, drainage and road markings...

Start date:
22 Jul 2014
Closing date:
06 Aug 2014

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Trainee Technicians - Perth & Inverness

Vacancies have arisen for Trainee Technicians in our Perth and Inverness offices.  The successful candidates will assist in the design of road resurfacing, bridge refurbishment and replacement, traffic signing, drainage and road markings projects

 

Applicants should have an interest in civil engineering and an aptitude for technical work.  No experience is necessary but training will be given with view to obtaining a civil engineering qualification. Three Higher qualifications in Maths, English and Physics or Chemistry are required. 

 

Applications should be made online via the apply now link below. Alternatively, contact Gareth Hutchinson at recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or call 01738 448600 for an application form.

 

The closing date for applications is 6th August 2014

Job Title:

 Trainee Technician – Structures

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Bridges Manager

 

 

 

1.             Job Purpose:

§         The Trainee Technician – Structures will assist in undertaking bridge inspections, design of bridge maintenance and bridge replacement projects, and other office duties to support the wider Bridges team.

 

 

 

 

 

2.             Responsibilities and Activities:

§               Assist with the design and supervision of bridge maintenance schemes and bridge replacement projects and the inspection of bridges and other structures.

 

§               Prepare AutoCad drawings and bills of quantities and other documentation

 

§               Undertake site surveys and collate information for Statements of Intent

 

§               Maintain adequate design records and prepare site files.

 

§               Assist with project planning and programming and technical studies.

 

§               Comply with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of the company’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§               Assist other staff as required.

 

 

 

 

3.             Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§               Three Higher qualifications in Maths, English and Physics or Chemistry are required and you must be willing to undertake day release training to obtain an ONC/HNC in Civil Engineering.

 

§               Must be able to use Microsoft Office software and preferably have some experience using an AutoCad type package.

 

§               Must be able to work to strict deadlines.

 

§               A full approved UK driving licence is preferred although not essential initially.

 

 

 

 

 

4.                    Key Relationships, Internal and External: 

Internal

External

Managers, Employees

Clients, sub-contractors, public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Job Title:

 Trainee Technician – Road Maintenance

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Planned Maintenance Manager

 

 

 

 

1.             Job Purpose:

§         The Trainee Technician – Road Maintenance will assist in the design of road maintenance, road safety, road improvements and traffic-related projects, the production of road safety reports along with other office duties to support the  Roads team.

 

 

 

 

 

2.             Responsibilities and Activities:

§               Assist with the design and supervision of road maintenance schemes, road and junction improvements and traffic and road safety related projects.

 

§               Prepare AutoCad drawings and bills of quantities and other documentation

 

§               Undertake site surveys and collate information for Statements of Intent

 

§               Maintain adequate design records and prepare site files.

 

§               Assist with project planning and programming and technical studies.

 

§               Comply with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of the company’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§               Assist other staff as required.

 

 

 

 

3.             Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§               Three Higher qualifications in Maths, English and Physics or Chemistry are required and you must be willing to undertake day release training to obtain an ONC/HNC in Civil Engineering.

 

§               Must be able to use Microsoft Office software and preferably have some experience using an AutoCad type package.

 

§               Must be able to work to strict deadlines.

 

§               A full approved UK driving licence is preferred although not essential initially.

 

 

 

 

 

4.                    Key Relationships, Internal and External: 

Internal

External

Managers, Employees

Clients, sub-contractors, public

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
22 Jul 2014
Closing date:
06 Aug 2014

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