Engineer / Graduate Engineer / Senior Technican / TechnicianPosted: 01 Nov 2017

 

Based within our Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth or Fort William office, we have exciting opportunities to join our fast paced and dynamic North West Roads Structural Maintenance team. The role will see you taking road maintenance projects from...

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01 Nov 2017
Closing date:
02 Dec 2017

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Engineer / Graduate Engineer / Senior Technican / Technician

 

Based within our Edinburgh, Inverness, Perth or Fort William office, we have exciting opportunities to join our fast paced and dynamic North West Roads Structural Maintenance team. The role will see you taking road maintenance projects from inception to completion, with a focus on carriageway surfacing.

 

 

 

The successful candidate will as a minimum be qualified to HNC/HND level in Civil Engineering or a related subject and will have a strong interest or past experience in road maintenance.

 

 

 

With a competitive salary, continual development opportunities and the satisfaction of a job well done, you won’t look back.

 

 

The closing date for applications is 1st December 2017

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Job Title:

Graduate Engineer / Technician / Senior Technician / Engineer (Structural Maintenance)

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

Assistant Roads Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

A Graduate Engineer / Technician / Senior Techncian / Engineer in the Structural Maintenance team based in the Edinburgh or Perth office, the successful candidate will design and deliver structural maintenance resurfacing packages. They will be responsible for taking their assigned schemes from inception to completion, while assisting the Engineers and Roads / Assistant Roads Maintenance Managers.

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Design, preparation and supervision of Structural Maintenance works under the threshold value of £350,000.

 

  • Involvement in the annual process for HD28 Skidding Resistance

 

  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, environmental and quality procedures that form part of the integrated management systems.

 

  • Planning, programming and delivering projects on time and within budget.

 

  • Undertaking designs in accordance with the DMRB & SHW, with an emphasis on road pavements and their properties.

 

  • Preparing and delivering operations in compliance with the CDM Regulation 2015

 

  • Preparation and management of scheme and site files.

 

  • Management and supervision of supply chain contractors.

 

  • Management of health and safety requirements for specified schemes.

 

  • Preparation of statement of intent and construction bids.

 

  • Understand traffic management requirements, construction methods, materials and works programming.

 

  • Liaison with stakeholders.

 

  • Supervision of site operations

 

  • Inspection & measurement of completed works

 

  • Membership of a Professional Institution would be beneficial

 

  • Full drivers licence essential

 

  • Comply with all BEAR Scotland policies and procedures

 

 

 

 

Start date:
01 Nov 2017
Closing date:
02 Dec 2017

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Inspectors & Asset InspectorsPosted: 01 Nov 2017

Opportunities have arisen to join the teams in the Perth, Inverness, Corpach and Inveraray offices as an Inspectors and Asset Inspectors.
The Inspectors will carry out a range of inspections on the network to locate and record defects for...

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Inspectors & Asset Inspectors

Opportunities have arisen to join the teams in the Perth, Inverness, Corpach and Inveraray offices as an Inspectors and Asset Inspectors.
The Inspectors will carry out a range of inspections on the network to locate and record defects for immediate repair, or for inclusion in routine programmes of repair.
The Asset Inspectors will carry out the asset condition surveys as well as assisting with other inspections on the network to locate and record defects for immediate repair, or for inclusion in routine programmes of repair.
The posts will be both office and site based and will require an elements of out of hours working.  It is essential that you are a team player who is flexible, keen to develop, and committed to ensuring the success of all projects.
A full approved driving licence is essential.
The closing date for applications is 1st December 2017

Job Title: Inspector
Job Holder:
Reporting To:   Inspection Team Leader

1.Job Purpose:    
The Inspector will carry out of a range of inspections on the network to locate and record defects for immediate repair or for inclusion in routine programmes of repair.

2.Responsibilities and Activities:
• Undertake weekly inspections and safety patrols.
• Undertake detailed inspections of carriageways and footway.
• Undertake detailed inspections of other trunk road inventory items.
• Undertake ad hoc inspections as instructed by the Inspection Team Leader.
• Undertake NRSWA inspections as instructed by the Inspection Team Leader.
• Liaison with members of the public as required.
• Carry out minor repairs where safe to do so.
• Maintain inspection vehicles and equipment.
• Create Category 1 and Category 2 Operating Instructions from inspection data, design repairs and prepare paperwork required for the safe implementation of the repair in accordance with the CDM Regulations.
• Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Inspection Team Leader.

3.Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Working knowledge of inspection procedures.
• Working knowledge of data capture hardware and software currently in use within the roads maintenance environment.
• Working knowledge of Contract Control and Management System.
• Ability to comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure.
• Ability to work effectively in a team.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to solve problems.
• Flexible attitude to working practices.
• Capable of self-management and self-motivation.
• Ability to cope with change.
• A full approved UK driving licence.

4. Key Relationships, Internal and External:
• Internal
• External
• Managers
• Members of the public
• Employees

5.Required Competencies:
• Communication Skill
• Team Working
• Problem Solving
• Planning and Organisation
• Customer Focus.


Job Title: Asset & Inventory Inspector
Job Holder:
Reporting To: Inspection Team Leader

1. Job Purpose:
The Inventory Inspector will carry out detailed inspection of the trunk road assets, including assess condition, amending and updating inventory items, recording defects to insure that there is a fully accurate database.

2. Responsibilities and Activities:
• Undertake weekly inspections and safety patrols.
• Undertake detailed inspections of carriageways and footways.
• Undertake detailed inspections of other trunk road inventory items.
• Collect and verify roads inventory information.
• Ensure data collected is accurate and meets Transport Scotland’s criteria.
• Reporting of inaccurate assets and faults with the data and software.
• Carry out condition rating inspections.
• Recording and reporting of defects

3.Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Working knowledge of inspection procedures.
• Working knowledge of data capture hardware and software currently in use within the roads maintenance environment.
• Working knowledge of Contract Control and Management System.
• Ability to comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure.
• Ability to work effectively in a team.
• Good communication skills.
• Ability to solve problems.
• Flexible attitude to working practices.
• Capable of self-management and self-motivation.
• Ability to cope with change.
• A full approved UK driving licence.

4. Key Relationships, Internal and External:
• Internal
• External
• Managers
• Members of the public
• Employees

5.Required Competencies:
• Communication Skill
• Team Working
• Problem Solving
• Planning and Organisation
• Customer Focus.

Start date:
01 Nov 2017
Closing date:
02 Dec 2017

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Senior Engineer - Strategic Road SafetyPosted: 08 Nov 2017

An opportunity has arisen within BEAR Scotland’s North West Unit for a Senior Engineer in our Strategic Road Safety Team based in Perth or Inverness.

 

The Team is responsible for monitoring road safety in the North West Unit and preparation of...

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Senior Engineer - Strategic Road Safety

An opportunity has arisen within BEAR Scotland’s North West Unit for a Senior Engineer in our Strategic Road Safety Team based in Perth or Inverness.

 

The Team is responsible for monitoring road safety in the North West Unit and preparation of designs for highway improvement schemes. It is also responsible for the Road Safety Auditing of all highway improvement schemes produced by the company.

 

The Senior Engineer will report to the Strategic Road Safety Manager and will be responsible for assisting in the day to day management of the team and the team’s financial and commercial performance; overseeing the delivery of Accident Investigation studies; preparation and development of design briefs; overseeing the preparation of highway improvement designs ensuring compliance with relevant technical standards and taking into account current legislation on Health and Safety, Environment and Accessibility; liaising with clients, emergency services, local authorities and other road safety stakeholders as well as undertaking and managing Road Safety Audits.

 

The successful candidate will as a minimum be qualified to HND level, preferably Degree level, in Civil Engineering or a related subject and will have a strong interest or past experience in road safety.

 

Job Title:

Senior Engineer – Strategic Road Safety

Job Holder:

TBC

Reporting To:

North West Strategic Road Safety Manager

 

 

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§    Senior Engineer – Strategic Road Safety will investigate and design road safety-related, improvements schemes and traffic-related projects. Produce the Annual Road Safety Review report and assist in the Road Safety Audit, cycling audit and DDA audit processes.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

§    Assisting in the day to day management of the Team;

 

§    Assisting in managing the Team’s financial and commercial performance;

 

§    Overseeing and contributing to the delivery of Accident Investigation and Prevention studies;

 

§    Preparation and development of design briefs;

 

§    Overseeing and contributing to the preparation of highway improvement designs ensuring compliance with relevant technical standards and taking into account current legislation on Health and Safety, Environment and Accessibility;

 

§    Preparation of preliminary and detailed cost estimates;

 

§    Ensuring compliance with company’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures;

 

§    Liaising with clients, emergency services, local authorities and other road safety stakeholders;

 

§    Undertaking and managing Road Safety Audits;

 

§    Assisting other senior staff as required.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

Candidates will require the following knowledge skill and experience to fulfil this role successfully:

 

§    HND in Civil Engineering (or related subject) as a minimum academic qualification;

 

 

§    Full Membership of a relevant Professional Institution;

 

§    Previous experience in highway design and detailed knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges;

 

§    Detailed knowledge of the Traffic Signs Manual and Traffic Sign Regulations and General Directions;

 

§    Previous experience in collision analysis and road safety study preparation;

 

§    A proven track record as a team player that consistently delivers programmes and meets challenging deadlines;

 

§    Proof of commitment to their professional development;

 

§    Competency in using the Microsoft Office software suite.

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

Whilst not essential, the following qualities are desirable:

 

§    A degree in a relevant discipline with professional qualification (Chartered or Incorporated);

 

§    Previous experience as a Road Safety Auditor (preferably with a Highways Agency Certificate of Competency);

 

§    Previous experience in working on a Scottish Trunk Road Term Contract.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

Managers

Clients

Employees

Sub-contractors

 

Sub-consultants

 

Members of the Public

 

All Stakeholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
08 Nov 2017
Closing date:
08 Dec 2017

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Technical Assistant - PerthPosted: 08 Nov 2017

An opportunity has arisen to join the North East Network team based in our Perth office as a Technical Assistant.

 

The Technical Assistant will assist the Journey Time Reliability Coordinator and Network Manager in a variety of functions...

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Closing date:
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Technical Assistant - Perth

An opportunity has arisen to join the North East Network team based in our Perth office as a Technical Assistant.

 

The Technical Assistant will assist the Journey Time Reliability Coordinator and Network Manager in a variety of functions including; coordination of roadworks, incident management, preparation of reports and correspondence.

 

 

It is essential that you are a good communicator who is flexible, keen to develop, and committed to ensuring the success of all projects.

 

A full approved driving licence is essential.


The closing date for applications is 1st December 2017

 

Job Title:

Technical Assistant

Job Holder:

TBC

Reporting To:

 Network Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§          The Technical Assistant will assist the Journey Time Reliability Coordinator and Network Manager in a variety of functions including; coordination of roadworks, incident management, preparation of reports, correspondence and attending meetings.

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

§    Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§    Assist with assessment of traffic management proposals ensuring works are planned and recorded in accordance with contract requirements and network availability is maximised.

 

§    Liaison with Transport Scotland, Traffic Scotland and Local Authorities.

 

§    Liaison with all parties proposing works and events within the trunk road unit.

 

§    Assist with preparation of ad hoc reports from IRIS.

 

§    Assist with preparation of responses to enquiries.

 

§    Undertake duties required in relation to permits for skips and scaffolding.

 

§    Undertake duties required in relation to network operations services.

 

§    Undertake duties required in relation to incident response.

 

§    Assist with the preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, 6 monthly and annual Performance Indicators.

 

§    Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Network Manager.

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§    Must be proficient in basic computer skills and familiar with Microsoft Office software.

 

§    Must be capable of accurately communicating and recording information.

 

§    Must be able to must be able to plan and manage multiple assignments, set priorities and adapt to changing work needs.

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

§    Previous knowledge of the SRWR would be beneficial but not essential as training will be provided.

 

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

Managers

Transport Scotland

Employees

Local Authorities

 

Councillors

 

Community Councils

 

Police Scotland

Adjacent Operating Companies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
08 Nov 2017
Closing date:
02 Dec 2017

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Strategic Road Safety ManagerPosted: 21 Nov 2017

 

An opportunity has arisen within BEAR Scotland’s North West Unit for a Strategic Road Safety Manager to lead our Road Safety Team based out of either Perth or Inverness.

 

 

 

The Team is responsible for monitoring road safety in the North...

Start date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing date:
05 Dec 2017

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Strategic Road Safety Manager

 

An opportunity has arisen within BEAR Scotland’s North West Unit for a Strategic Road Safety Manager to lead our Road Safety Team based out of either Perth or Inverness.

 

 

 

The Team is responsible for monitoring road safety in the North West Unit and preparation of designs for highway improvement schemes. It is also responsible for the Road Safety Auditing of all highway improvement schemes produced by the company.

 

 

The Strategic Road Safety Manager will report to the Roads Manager and will be responsible for the day to day management of the Team and the Team’s financial and commercial performance; overseeing the delivery of Accident Investigation studies; preparation and development of design briefs; overseeing the preparation of highway improvement designs ensuring compliance with relevant technical standards and taking into account current legislation on Health and Safety, Environment and Accessibility; liaising with clients, emergency services, local authorities and other road safety stakeholders as well as undertaking and managing Road Safety Audits.

 

 

The successful candidate should have extensive experience in traffic and road safety engineering; project management and budgetary control experience; good verbal and written communication skills; a highly professional individual with the ability to drive a programme without senior management input; staff mentoring and supervision experience.

 

The closing date for applications is 4th December 2017.

 

 

Job Title:

 Strategic Road Safety Manager

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Roads Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§    The Strategic Road Safety Manager will support the Roads Manager by taking full responsibility for the provision of all road safety and traffic-related design services, the production of the annual ‘Road Safety Review report’, the Strategic Road Safety programme and budget and managing the Road Safety Audit, cycling audit and DDA audit processes.

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

§    Ensure delivery of the Annual Strategic Road Safety programme and budget (currently £2M / annum) making sure all reports and designs are fit for purpose, compliant with current standards and delivered on time and within financial limits.

 

§    Manage productivity and the internal performance aspects of the Strategic Road Safety Team ensuring adequacy of bids and OIs.

 

§    Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§    Undertake the role of Principal Designer and Principal Contractor on behalf of BEAR, as required, and ensure that robust risk assessments are carried out before works, operations or inspections take place.

 

§    Day to Day management, resource programming and checking of design team / staff and external interface’s outputs to produce a consistently high standard of work, on time and to budget.

 

§    Liaison with other officers to ensure a steady flow of work, both SRS and other works as designated, to the Operations teams throughout the year.

 

§    Create and maintain a strong working relationship with clients and road safety stakeholders, managing their expectations.

 

§    Liaise with Police Scotland and relevant Local Authority staff.

 

§    Provide representation on and contribution to Road Safety Working Groups.

 

§    Provide advice on accident investigation and prevention.

 

§    Scrutinise the moving cursor programme and report production to derive remedial solutions where significant numbers of injury accidents occur.

 

 

 

§    Undertake and manage road safety audits.

 

§    Manage the cycle safety audit process.

 

§    Undertake and manage DMRB design checks on third party proposals effecting the Trunk Road.

 

§    Clarification and development of design briefs.

 

§    Maintain adequate design records, complying with contract requirements.

 

§    Undertake preliminary and detailed designs, reports and cost estimates.

 

§    Preparation of route action reduction plans and other safety orientated reports as required.

 

§    Develop and coach staff to provide a high technical standard of reports, designs and construction packages in line with technical standards and current legislation.

 

§    Manage the production, issue and archiving of all drawings, documents, and scheme files.

 

§    Ensure that adequate environmental screening is undertaken and appropriate mitigation measures implemented prior to work commencing in compliance with environmental law.

 

§    Submission of Departures from Standard when applicable.

 

§    Increasing company turnover through the Term Contracts and other clients.

 

§    Assist and deputise for the Roads Manager, Operating Company Representative and BEAR Directors as required.

 

§    The Post Holder will sit on the NW Unit Roads Management team from which he / she will disseminate information to his team members.

 

§    Investigation of and timeously response to correspondence.

 

§    Any other duties appropriate to the post.

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§    Current experience/qualification in a relevant discipline, typically at degree level or HNC/HND Level, preferably chartered / incorporated or can provide evidence of progression towards MICE or MCIHT.

 

§    The postholder may be required to take on the role of Road Safety Audit Team Leader, approved by Transport Scotland and therefore should ideally have considerable experience of accident investigation or road safety engineering as required by HD19/15.

 

 

 

§    Must be able to work to strict deadlines and have considerable commercial awareness.

 

§    Detailed knowledge of DMRB and CDM regulations.

 

§    Extensive experience required in traffic and road safety engineering.

 

§    Project management and budgetary control essential.

 

§    Ability to lead the delivery of large / complex / multiple projects.

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

Managers

Clients

Contractors

Employees

Sub-contractors

 

Sub-consultants

 

Members of the Public

 

All Stakeholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
21 Nov 2017
Closing date:
05 Dec 2017

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Bridges Engineer - Perth/InvernessPosted: 22 Nov 2017

 

An opportunity has arisen in the North East Unit for an Engineer in the Bridges Team.

 

The Engineer will report to the Bridges Manager and will be responsible for the design and delivery of bridge maintenance schemes as well as assisting with...

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Bridges Engineer - Perth/Inverness

 

An opportunity has arisen in the North East Unit for an Engineer in the Bridges Team.

 

The Engineer will report to the Bridges Manager and will be responsible for the design and delivery of bridge maintenance schemes as well as assisting with the delivery of cyclic activities and bridge inspections.

 

The role is permanent and while the post will be predominantly office based, some site work will be required along with an element of out of hours working. Candidates should be team players who are flexible, have a can-do attitude, and have a proven track record of delivering programmes of work and meeting tight deadlines.

 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to their professional development.

 

For a Job Description and to apply online visit www.bearscot.com

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 8 December 2017

 

Job Title:

 Bridges Engineer

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Bridges Manager

 

 

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§    The Bridges Engineer will assist the Bridges Manager with day-to-day activities relating to the design and delivery of bridge maintenance and replacement projects, bridge inspections, assessments and the programme of cyclic maintenance.  Responsible to the Bridges Manager for execution of allocated works to the appropriate technical standards, to programme and budget.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

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

 

§    Undertake appropriate risk assessments.

 

§    Undertake the Designer’s role in accordance with the CDM Regulations.

 

§    Deliver an agreed number of principal and general inspections to programme.

 

§    Carry out further Special, Superficial and Scour inspections as required.

 

§    Organise the routine, cyclic and reactive works to bridges and structures.

 

§    Monitor sub-standard structures.

 

§    Assist in the process of normal load routeing

 

§    Maintain structural records through clients’ preferred structures management systems.

 

§    Outline and detailed design of bridges projects and the associated cost estimates and the production and retention of adequate design records.

 

§    Produce of tender documents and As of Right construction packages.

 

§    Tender checking and production of tender reports.

 

§    Procure, supervise and measure As of Right operations.

 

§    Assist with the delivery of winter maintenance, predominantly associated with structures.

 

§    Produce, issue and archiving of all drawings, documents and scheme files.

 

§    Comply with technical standards of design and construction

§    Arrange adequate environmental screening and ensure appropriate mitigation measures implemented prior to work commencing in compliance with environmental law.

 

§    Draft Departures from Standard when applicable.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§    Considerable current experience and qualifications in a relevant discipline, typically at HND / HNC/ degree level and Chartered or Incorporated (IEng or Ceng MICE, MIStructE or similar) or have proven practical experience which equates to this level of qualification.

 

§    Must be able to work to strict deadlines. 

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

§    Detailed knowledge of bridge design and construction, particularly in a maintenance environment.

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

Managers

Clients

Employees

Sub-contractors

 

Sub-consultants

 

Members of the Public

 

All Stakeholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
22 Nov 2017
Closing date:
09 Dec 2017

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Pavement Engineer - Perth/Edinburgh/InvernessPosted: 22 Nov 2017

 

An opportunity has arisen in the North East Unit for a Pavement Engineer in the Roads Team.

 

 

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the North East Structural SOI process. The role will involve providing...

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Closing date:
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Pavement Engineer - Perth/Edinburgh/Inverness

 

An opportunity has arisen in the North East Unit for a Pavement Engineer in the Roads Team.

 

 

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the North East Structural SOI process. The role will involve providing technical advice to both clients and members of staff on the preparation, submission and review of Roads Structural Maintenance SOI. The role will also involve assisting the M80 DBFO Asset Manager in providing technical advice and managing the delivery of the Major Maintenance programme on behalf of our client HMG.

 

 

 

The role is permanent and while the post will be predominantly office based, some site work will be required along with an element of out of hours working. Candidates should have detailed knowledge of pavement design, the Transport Scotland SOI compilation and approvals process, the production and management of contracts, and have a proven track record of delivering programmes of work and meeting tight deadlines.

 

 

 

Candidates should be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to their professional development.

 

Job Title:

 Pavement Engineer

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Roads Manager

 

 

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§          The Pavement Engineer will be responsible for the management of the North East Unit surfacing SOI process.

 

 

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

 

§    Responsible for the management of the North East Unit surfacing SOI process

 

§    Assist the M80 DBFO Asset Manager in providing technical advice and managing the delivery of the Major Maintenance programme on behalf of our client HMG

 

§    Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems.

 

§    Provide technical advice to both clients and members of staff on the preparation, submission and review of Roads Structural Maintenance SOI.

 

§    Achieve cost effective outputs that meet specified quality and programme.

 

§    Effective monitoring to ensure delivery of the Client’s Structural and As of Right surfacing approvals process.

 

§    Design and checking of routine maintenance and structural maintenance schemes in accordance with the CDM Regulations.

 

§    Preparation of technical reports and studies.

 

§    Management of Health and Safety requirements for specific schemes.

 

§    Preparation of Statements of Intent, bids and Operating Instructions.

 

§    Ensure compliance with technical standards of design and construction.

 

§    Assist with identification of future schemes from visual surveys, reports and IRIS outputs.

 

§    Assist with preparation of annual programmes.

 

§    Assist in maintaining and updating contractual databases.

 

§    Establish good relationships with all internal and external stakeholders, and attend meetings as required.

 

§    Any other reasonable duties delegated by the Roads Manager.

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§    Civil Engineering qualification.

 

§    Civil Engineering professional qualification, or working towards one.

 

§    Road maintenance experience.

 

§    Detailed knowledge of pavement design

 

§    Detailed knowledge of the Transport Scotland SOI compilation and approvals process

 

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

 

§    Proven ability of planning, programming and delivering multi-disciplinary sub-contract schemes.

 

§    Understanding of Traffic management requirements, construction methods and materials and works programming.

 

§    Proven Project Management ability including providing good practice on scheme design and scheme file preparation.

 

§    Can-do attitude in responding to network conditions or budget fluctuations which result in significant changes to works programmes.

 

§    Good self management and self motivation skills.

 

§    Flexible to working practices and ability to cope with change.

 

§    Ability to communicate with key internal and external stakeholders.

 

§    Good all-round communication skills.

 

§    Ability to problem solve and work effectively in a team.

 

§    Proficient IT skills including use of Microsoft Office Packages.

 

§    Winter maintenance experience preferable.

 

§    A full approved UK driving licence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

 

 

Shareholders & Directors

Chain Supply partners

Design Staff

Transport Scotland Managers

Commercial & Finance Staff

PAG Field/Measurement Engineers

Operations Staff

Local Police Authority

Executive Staff

Local Authorities & Councillors

 

Community Councils

 

Members of the Public/Community

HMG Managers

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
22 Nov 2017
Closing date:
09 Dec 2017

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