Major Bridges and Gantry ManagerPosted: 09 May 2016

Major Bridges and Gantry Manager – Inverness

 

BEAR Scotland provides integrated road infrastructure services throughout Scotland, including managing and maintaining Scotland’s Trunk Road Network.

 

We are currently seeking a Major Bridges and...

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Start date:
09 Aug 2016
Closing date:
31 May 2016

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Major Bridges and Gantry Manager

Major Bridges and Gantry Manager – Inverness

 

BEAR Scotland provides integrated road infrastructure services throughout Scotland, including managing and maintaining Scotland’s Trunk Road Network.

 

We are currently seeking a Major Bridges and Gantry Manager, based at our Office in Inverness, to oversee the management and maintenance of twenty four structures with particular requirements in the North West area of Scotland.

 

The post holder reports to the Bridges Manager and will be responsible for the inspections, testing, monitoring, management and maintenance of the Structures with particular requirements within the Unit, which has an annual programme of bridge expenditure of around £5 Million. 

This includes a wide range of projects from major bridge refurbishments to routine and cyclical bridge maintenance work. Managing a team of around eight staff, you will take responsibility for several prestigious structures including Kessock, Dornoch, Cromarty, Connel and Skye Bridges.  You will also have responsibility for four swing bridges on the Caledonian Canal.

 

Additionally as Gantry Manager you will have overall responsibility for the supervision of use, inspections, testing, maintenance and operation of Access Systems within the unit, whilst ensuring their compliance with current regulations and standards.

Candidates will be a Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer, and have extensive experience relevant to the provision and performance of the role. They will be a confident communicator with excellent managerial skills to meet the requirements of the post. A full driving licence is essential for this position.

 

For a job description and application form please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or telephone 01738 448600, or apply on our website at www.bearscot.com

 

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 31 May 2016

 

Salary:
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Start date:
09 Aug 2016
Closing date:
31 May 2016

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Cat 1/2 Co-ordinatorPosted: 12 May 2016

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve almost 2000km of Scottish trunk road including over 3000 bridges through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country.

 

We are currently looking for a Cat1/2 Co-ordinator to join our...

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Start date:
12 May 2016
Closing date:
03 Jun 2016

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Cat 1/2 Co-ordinator

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve almost 2000km of Scottish trunk road including over 3000 bridges through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country.

 

We are currently looking for a Cat1/2 Co-ordinator to join our fast-paced organisation and help us ensure we remain committed to our ongoing industry-leading standards.  

1. Job Purpose:

 

The Category 1 / Category 2 Coordinator will manage identification, investigation, design, planning and procurement of all Category 1 and 2 defects on the network. The post holder will coordinate a team of designers to ensure a forward workload to Operations teams by preparing designs for minor routine maintenance schemes. 

 

 

 

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

 

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

 

Manage and maintain an operations workload program to ensure a forward workload is maintained for all operations depots within the North West Unit.

 

Manage and maintain a scheme registers for Category 1 and Category 2 defects to monitor scheme progress from conception to completion.

 

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.

 

Assist team members with development and creation of design solutions across a range of work codes

 

Check and authorise Category 1 and Category 2 Operating Instructions, check design and paperwork required for the safe implementation of the repair.

 

Carry out investigations of problems identified by the Inspectors, Councillors, and Community Councils, members of the public or others.

 

Match police reports to Damage to Crown Property defects.

 

Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Category 1 / Category 2 Coordinator.

 

 

 

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

Working knowledge of Contract Control and Management System.

 

Awareness of current design standards.

 

Awareness of temporary traffic management requirements.

 

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

All Departments Transport Scotland

Councillors

Community Councils

Members of the public

 

 

Salary:
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Start date:
12 May 2016
Closing date:
03 Jun 2016

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Insurance co-ordinatorPosted: 24 May 2016

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted commitment

of our employees, our flexible approach,...

Salary:
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Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Insurance co-ordinator

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted commitment

of our employees, our flexible approach, our breadth of experience and our operational capability.

Having offices and depots with highly skilled people located throughout the country, our

dedicated teams are working around the clock, tackling just about every imaginable task on

Scotland's Trunk Road network.

Job Purpose:

 The role involves working as part of the commercial team but liaising with all

departments to co-ordinate the administration and recovery of costs from third parties for

damage to crown property.

Responsibilities and Activities:

Main Role:

The primary aspect of the role is to co-ordinate and administer the recovery of sums due from

third parties in relation to damage to crown property including major incidents.

 Logging and investigation of instances of DTCP and Incidents

 Tracing of information including daily work records and police reports

 Identification of damage and culprits including matching records to Instructions

 Management of databases and population of IRIS

 Documenting evidence and record keeping

 Assist in the preparation and submission of invoices to third parties including insurance

companies as required.

 Liaison with Insurance Agents to ensure debt recovery

 Administering Correspondence

 Reporting of progress in terms of incidents, cost and recovery

 Provide Assistance, Cover and Support.

Other duties:

 Assist with IRIS input

 Processing of external works invoices

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have demonstrable technical experience of managing insurance

claims and possess strong administration skills together with a professional and confident

manner including strong telephone communication skills. A Certificate/Qualification in Insurance

is preferable, but not essential.

Job Description

Skills and experience:

 Numerate

 Knowledge and experience of claims management and or debt recovery preferable

 Knowledge and experience of general office administration.

 Professional and confident manner

 Strong Telephone Communication Skills

 Ability to be able to quickly understand, deploy and follow processes and protocols

 Ability to produce accurate work with good attention to detail

 Good organisation skills

 Flexible and able to cope with change and deadlines

 Capable of working under minimal guidance and supervision

Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Directors

Managers

Employees

Members of the public.

Insurance Agents

Transport Scotland

Salary:
Competitive competitive
Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Graduate/Assistant Quantity SurveyorPosted: 24 May 2016

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach,...

Salary:
Competitive competitive
Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach, our breadth of experience and our

operational capability. Having offices and depots with highly skilled people located

throughout the country, our dedicated teams are working around the clock, tackling just

about every imaginable task on Scotland's Trunk Road network.

Job Purpose:

 The Graduate/Assistant Quantity Surveyor will assist with all aspects of the

commercial function, including checking bills of quantities, supply chain

procurements and site measurements.

Responsibilities and Activities:

 Assist the Commercial Manager in all aspects of measurement and valuation

including operating IRIS database valuation programme.

 Work with the Commercial Team in the procurement of subcontractors.

 Undertaking measurement and valuation reviews of subcontractors and

preparing payment notifications.

 Attending site to ascertain measurements and quantities of works undertaken.

 Undertaking cost and value analysis before and after schemes are complete

 Prepare of scheme files / measurements for audit

 Attend audits and meetings to encourage personal development.

 Preparing external works tenders, quotations, orders and invoices and

manage the debtor accounts.

 General assistance to the Commercial Team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 Suitable qualification in Quantity Surveying to enable application for

membership of CICES or RICS.

 Experience in the construction industry is preferable.

Job Description

 A full approved UK driving licence.

 Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office packages

 Ability to work effectively in a team.

 Good communication skills.

 Ability to problem solve

 Flexible to working practices.

 Capable to self manage work and self motivate.

 Motivation and a desire to succeed.

Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Directors Transport Scotland

Managers Performance Audit Group

Employees Subcontractors and Suppliers

External Clients

Salary:
Competitive competitive
Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Quantity SurveyorPosted: 24 May 2016

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach,...

Salary:
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Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Quantity Surveyor

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach, our breadth of experience and our

operational capability. Having offices and depots with highly skilled people located

throughout the country, our dedicated teams are working around the clock, tackling just

about every imaginable task on Scotland's Trunk Road network.

Job Purpose:

„X The Quantity Surveyor will assist with all aspects of the commercial function,

working with the design and operations teams to ensure that maintenance and

improvement schemes are delivered within budget complimented with an

auditable trail of information for presentation to our clients.

Responsibilities and Activities:

„X Assist the Commercial Manager in all aspects of measurement and valuation

including operating IRIS database valuation programme.

„X Advising on contractual and method of measurements issues.

„X Reviewing pre-construction information to ensure that our supply chain

resources are employed efficiently.

„X Work with the Commercial Team in the procurement of subcontractors.

„X Undertaking measurement and valuation reviews of subcontractors.

„X Attending site to ascertain measurements and quantities of works undertaken.

„X Undertaking cost and value analysis before and after schemes are complete

„X Prepare of scheme files / measurements for audit

„X Attend audits and meetings to encourage personal development.

„X Preparing external works tenders, quotations, orders and invoices and

manage the debtor accounts.

„X General assistance to the Commercial Team.

Job Description

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

„h Suitable qualification in Quantity Surveying and a minimum of 5 years¡¦

experience in civil engineering preferably the roads maintenance sector.

„h Membership of the CICES or RICS is also preferable but not essential.

„X Experience in the construction industry is preferable.

„X A full approved UK driving licence.

„X Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office packages

„X Ability to work effectively in a team.

„X Good communication skills.

„X Ability to problem solve

„X Flexible to working practices.

„X Capable to self manage work and self motivate.

„X Motivation and a desire to succeed.

Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Directors Transport Scotland

Managers Performance Audit Group

Employees Subcontractors and Suppliers

External Clients

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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Trainee Quantity SurveyorPosted: 24 May 2016

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach,...

Salary:
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30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
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Trainee Quantity Surveyor

Who is BEAR Scotland

BEAR Scotland is a service provider in the Scottish roads maintenance sector. We pride

ourselves on delivering a first rate service to our clients based on the whole-hearted

commitment of our employees, our flexible approach, our breadth of experience and our

operational capability. Having offices and depots with highly skilled people located

throughout the country, our dedicated teams are working around the clock, tackling just

about every imaginable task on Scotland's Trunk Road network.

Job Purpose:

 The Trainee Quantity Surveyor will assist with all aspects of the commercial

function whilst attending a course of study to achieve a recognised

qualification in Quantity Surveying and to enable membership of the Chartered

Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

 This post would suit a recent school leaver interested in a career in quantity

surveying and progress to professional qualification.

Responsibilities and Activities:

 Assist the Commercial Manager in all aspects of measurement and valuation

including operating IRIS database valuation programme.

 Work with the Commercial Team in the procurement of subcontractors.

 Assist with the input of financial Bidding to various IT systems.

 Prepare of scheme files / measurements for audit

 Attend audits and meetings to encourage personal development.

 Operate a register of external works tenders, quotations, orders and invoices

and manage the debtor accounts.

 General assistance to the Commercial Team.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 To enable studying towards and HNC level qualification - Minimum One

Higher and three National 5s which must include Maths or One Higher in a

relevant subject and four Standard Grades at Level 3 or above which must

include Maths.

Job Description

 A full approved UK driving licence.

 Knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office packages

 Ability to work effectively in a team.

 Good communication skills.

 Ability to problem solve

 Flexible to working practices.

 Capable to self manage work and self motivate.

 Motivation and a desire to succeed.

Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Directors Transport Scotland

Managers Performance Audit Group

Employees Subcontractors and Suppliers

External Clients

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
30 Nov -0001
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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ElectricianPosted: 24 May 2016

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000km of Scottish trunk road including over 3000 bridges through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country.

 

We are currently looking to recruit a dedicated Road Lighting...

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Electrician

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000km of Scottish trunk road including over 3000 bridges through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country.

 

We are currently looking to recruit a dedicated Road Lighting Electrician to join our fast-paced organisation and help us ensure we remain committed to our ongoing industry-leading standards .  

Electrician – Perth Depot

 

A vacancy has arisen based at our Perth depot for a Full-Time Electrician.  The role will require individual to undertake cyclic and reactive repairs on the Trunk Road Electrical apparatus. Due the expanse of the Trunk Road network, the individual will be required to stay away occassionally for periods, be expected to work within shift requirements and participate in a emergency standby rota. The successful candidate will have completed a recognised craftsman training program, be familiar with standards BS7671 and have previous experience in maintaining and inspecting private electrical supplies.

 

1. Job Purpose:

To carry out electrical duties as deemed necessary as part of our Highway Electrical works in line with Highways Sector Schemes 8, 9b & 10, contract specification and business requirements. 

 

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

Comply with Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Management Systems.

Carry out site specific risk assessment.

Install, test and commission Highway Electrical Equipment.

Support and assist installation, routine maintenance and fault repair crews.

Participate in emergency response on a rota basis in and out of hours.

 

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

A recognised apprenticeship, NVQ/SVQ in Electrical Installation and experience in Highway Electrical industry, Construction or Electricity Supply Network. 

An understanding of the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989, BS761 - 17th  Edition Wiring Regulations /  BS2391 - Electrical Test and Inspection / TR22 - ILE report on planned inspection regime of lighting columns, signs & posts, specification for highway works 1998.

Be conversant with G39/1 Engineering recommendations.

Be conversant with HS (G) 47 & GS6 Electrical Safety regarding overhead and underground cables.

To be able to identify the areas of work, i.e. the boundaries between public and private areas and between neighbouring local authorities. 

Identify the varied types of Highway Electrical Equipment and components parts including a practical and theoretical understanding of the basic fundamentals of Electrical Circuits.

Be able to recognise the potential dangers of the electricity supply network.

Have an understanding of the relevant Health & Safety Legislation and Standards of competence in assessing risk. 

Have an understanding of and adhere to good manual handling techniques. 

Be able to administer Emergency First Aid. 

Past evidence of assessment of units and registration of Sector Schemes and or ILE Scheme for Public Lighting units.

Full UK driving license.

Experience of working to tight deadlines and working under pressure.

Ability to work effectively in a team.

Good communication skills.

Ability to problem solve.

Flexible to working practices.

Capable to self manage work and self motivate.

Ability to cope with change.  

 

4. Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internally Externally

Managers Suppliers

Staff

 

 

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
24 Aug 2016
Closing date:
10 Jun 2016

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