InspectorPosted: 25 Jan 2016

A vacancy has arisen for Roads Inspectors based at our Inverness depot, however, operations will cover all areas of the North West of Scotland. As this is both office and site based there will be a requirement for travel and overnight stays at...

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Start date:
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Closing date:
22 Feb 2016

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Inspector

A vacancy has arisen for Roads Inspectors based at our Inverness depot, however, operations will cover all areas of the North West of Scotland. As this is both office and site based there will be a requirement for travel and overnight stays at times and therefore may be a need for out of hours working.

  

The Inspector 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. 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 UK driving licence is essential. 

  

You can apply recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk .

 

The closing date for applications is 22nd February 2016.

 

Job Description

 

Job Title:

Trunk Road Route Inspector

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Inspection Team Leader

 

 

1.              Job Purpose:

 

§         The Trunk Road Route 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 footways.

 

§               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 Skills

·         Team Working

·         Problem Solving

·         Planning and Organisation

·         Customer Focus.

 

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
25 Jan 2016
Closing date:
22 Feb 2016

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Network OfficerPosted: 04 Feb 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 dedicated Network Officer to join...

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
04 Feb 2016
Closing date:
15 Feb 2016

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Network Officer

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 dedicated Network Officer to join our fast-paced organisation and help us ensure we remain committed to our ongoing industry-leading standards for Health and Safety.  

The role is permanent and based in our Head Office in Perth.

 

Job Purpose:

 The Network Officer will assist the Network Manager in a variety of functions including; incident management, roadspace management, development management, preparation of reports, answering correspondence and attending meetings.

 

Responsibilities and Activities:

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

 Preparation of ad hoc reports from IRIS.

 Preparation of correspondence responses to enquiries from various sources

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 3 Part 9, Statutory Functions particularly in relation to permits for skips and scaffolding.

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 8 Part 2, Development Control.

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 8 Part 5, signing in relation to applications for tourist signing.

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 3 Part 7 in relation to network operations services.

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 7 Part 3 in relation to incident response.

 Undertake duties required by Schedule 7 Part 5 in relation to NRSWA.

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

 Assist with the preparation and submission of weekly reports, monthly reports and annual reports.

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

 

 Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 Qualification in a relevant discipline at Degree/HNC/HND Level or relevant experience.

 Working knowledge of the 4G Term Maintenance Contract.

 Working knowledge of SRWR.

 Working knowledge of IRIS.

 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.

 

Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Managers  Transport Scotland

Employees Local Authorities

 Councillors

 Community Councils

 Police

 Adjacent Operating Companies

 

 

 

Salary:
Competitive Competitive
Start date:
04 Feb 2016
Closing date:
15 Feb 2016

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Assistant Fleet ManagerPosted: 10 Feb 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 dedicated Assistant Fleet Manager...

Salary:
Competetive Competetive
Start date:
10 May 2016
Closing date:
11 Mar 2016

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Assistant Fleet Manager

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 dedicated Assistant Fleet Manager to join our fast-paced organisation and help us ensure we remain committed to our ongoing industry-leading standards.  

The role is permanent and based in our Head Office in Perth.

1. Job Purpose:

 

To assist the Fleet Manager in the safe and economic running of all company plant and transport and to ensure that all legal requirements are met as per the terms set out by the Department of Transport.

 

 

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

 

Ensuring all BEAR transport and plant is run safely and in accordance with the law. 

Organisation of defect reporting, repairs, and servicing.

Traffic accident investigations 

Damage investigations.

Maintaining company motor and equipment insurance policy.

Management of fitters, fleet and plant administration staff.

Raising of purchase orders for fleet related activities

Day to Day management of pool vehicle booking system

Carry out checks on Tachograph and drivers hours records (ensuring they are kept within the scope of transport legislation

Vehicle and plant taxation.

Administration and upkeep of IDS Driver licence checking system

 

Any other duties required by the Fleet Manager

Deputise for the Fleet Manager as and when required

 

 

 

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

A good educational background to at least secondary school level

Holding or be working towards a Certificate of Professional Competence in road haulage operations would be advantageous.

Must have transport and plant related background.

Knowledge of transport law 

Knowledge of health and safety in a construction environment.

Experience of man management and customer service in a fleet environment

Plant and transport mechanical knowledge.

Excellent organisational skills

Computer literate

Clean Driving licence

 

 

4. Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal:

From Fleet Manager through the company to depot managers and supervisors on the correct procedures for day to day running of all transport and plant in their depot and report on incidents

 

External contact with:  

 

All fleet and plant related suppliers/ hire Companies to ensure smooth running of all services.

 

 

5. Required Competencies:

 

Knowledge of vehicle maintenance

Communications Teamworking

Image Decision Making

Flexibility Planning & Organisation

Work on own initiative/ be proactive Safety & Housekeeping

Drive

 

 

Salary:
Competetive Competetive
Start date:
10 May 2016
Closing date:
11 Mar 2016

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Operations ManagerPosted: 10 Feb 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 dedicated Operations Manager to...

Salary:
Competetive Competetive
Start date:
10 May 2016
Closing date:
11 Mar 2016

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Operations Manager

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 dedicated Operations Manager to join our fast-paced organisation and help us ensure we remain committed to our ongoing industry-leading standards .  

The role is permanent and based in our Inverness Depot

1. Job Purpose:

To manage the trunk road network in accordance with Transport Scotland’s Term Contract within the specified area.  Manage company and subcontractor resources to meet Transport Scotland and BEAR’s Board requirements.

 

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

     Undertake the role of Winter Maintenance Manager

Define required programmes of maintenance works on the trunk road network

Implement and manage these works through own workforce and subcontractors

Ensure compliance with the terms of the Contract

Responsible for Health & Safety for own staff, workforce and sub-contractors

Comply with Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality Procedures that support BEAR’s Management Systems

Report on and manage financial aspects of Business Unit activities

Manage recruitment, training and discipline for all staff in Area

Represent BEAR within the geographical area with external organisations

Attend Transport Scotland / PAG meetings to report on Area

Participate in Winter Maintenance Duty Manager rota.

 

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Civil Engineering qualification, preferably to degree level

Road Maintenance and Winter maintenance experience

Man management experience

Presentational and IT skills

Valid driving licence

 

4. Key Relationships, Internal and External:

Internal External

Area Operations Teams Shareholders

Roads Manager Transport Scotland/PAG

Other Department Managers & Teams Subcontractors

Directors Councillors, MSPs & the public

 

 

5. Required Competencies:

         Knowledge & Skills (& financial 

         awareness)

         Communications

         Problem Solving

         Teamworking

         Ability to work under pressure

Decision Making

Planning & Organising

Quality of Work

Staff Development

Flexibility

Drive

Image

Leadership

Creativity

 

 

 

Salary:
Competetive Competetive
Start date:
10 May 2016
Closing date:
11 Mar 2016

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