Incident Liaison Officer Posted: 19 Aug 2019

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Incident Liaison Officer to join the Control Room team and play a pivotal role in the day to day management of incident response and winter maintenance activities on our trunk roads.

 

Duties will involve...

Start date:
19 Nov 2019
Closing date:
19 Jan 2020

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Incident Liaison Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Incident Liaison Officer to join the Control Room team and play a pivotal role in the day to day management of incident response and winter maintenance activities on our trunk roads.

 

Duties will involve liaising with the emergency services and trunk road incident support units, deployment of incident response and winter maintenance resources, monitoring forecasts and emerging weather conditions, updating databases and record keeping.

 

There is a requirement to work in a shift pattern as the control room is active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and be computer literate.  Ideally, you will have a level of further education and record of continuous training within your previous roles.  Experience in an emergency/Roads Authority Control Room environment is desirable.

 

For more information please contact: recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk



 

Start date:
19 Nov 2019
Closing date:
19 Jan 2020

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Bridge InspectorPosted: 21 Nov 2019

An opportunity has arisen for a Bridge Inspector to join our team in Perth.

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the...

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Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Bridge Inspector

An opportunity has arisen for a Bridge Inspector to join our team in Perth.

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the country.

The North East Bridges team have an opportunity for a Bridge Inspector to join our structures inspection team reporting to the NE Bridges Manager.  To apply for this role, you should have experience inspecting a good variety of highway related structures and of different construction materials.  Ideally the candidate should be a certified Inspector or close to submitting their portfolio for the Bridge Inspector Certification Scheme [BICS] operated by Lantra. 

The successful candidate should be familiar with the programme of Principal and General Inspections undertaken to BD 63/94, Inspection of Highway Structures.

In this role, the Bridge Inspector will be responsible for planning and reporting of their allocated inspections.  You will also work as a team with other Inspectors as a Lead Inspector or assist with other inspections.  The candidate will take a key role within the inspection team including the planning, programming and delivery of inspections including the procurement of inspection equipment, plant and traffic management.   You will be required to undertake ad-hoc, safety and reactive inspections as well as assist with site supervision duties for structures maintenance schemes.

The reporting of inspections and day-to-day duties will require you to use prescribed asset management system and common computer programmes so the candidate should have a good level computer literacy.

For more information, please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Start date:
21 Feb 2020
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Civil Engineers - BridgesPosted: 04 Dec 2019

We have several opportunities for Civil Engineers to join our North West Bridges Team.


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04 Dec 2019
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Civil Engineers - Bridges

We have several opportunities for Civil Engineers to join our North West Bridges Team.


BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the country.


We currently have a range of exciting opportunities for Engineers, Graduate Engineers and Technicians in our Bridges Team in Perth. We are responsible for the maintenance of a wide range of structures throughout NW Scotland.

 

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified in Civil or Structural Engineering, CEng or working towards chartered status. You will be familiar with Eurocode design, bridge assessment the DMRB and MCHW.

 

With a varied workload, taking maintenance, improvement and replacement projects from inception through to completion, these demanding roles will bring out the best in you. With attractive salaries, excellent career progression and professional qualification opportunities and the satisfaction of a job well done, you won’t look back.

 

For more information please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk

Start date:
04 Dec 2019
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Cyclic Maintenance OperativePosted: 10 Jan 2020

We have a vacancy in our Lochgelly depot for Cyclic Maintenance Operatives.

Preferably you should have knowledge of computers and data collection with the necessary skills to carry out various cyclic maintenance operations, including cyclic...

Start date:
10 Jan 2020
Closing date:
28 Feb 2020

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Cyclic Maintenance Operative

We have a vacancy in our Lochgelly depot for Cyclic Maintenance Operatives.

Preferably you should have knowledge of computers and data collection with the necessary skills to carry out various cyclic maintenance operations, including cyclic inspections, sign cleaning, litter picking, gully cleaning and other general works as required. Training will be provided.

A driving licence is essential, preferably an LGV Class 2 Licence (HGV2), and be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby rota basis.

For more information please contact: recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk

Start date:
10 Jan 2020
Closing date:
28 Feb 2020

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Category 1/2 DesignerPosted: 10 Jan 2020

 

An opportunity has arisen within the Perth office for a CAT 1/2 Designer, this role is based within the Roads team.

 

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most...

Start date:
10 Jan 2020
Closing date:
10 Apr 2020

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Category 1/2 Designer

 

An opportunity has arisen within the Perth office for a CAT 1/2 Designer, this role is based within the Roads team.

 

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the country.

 

The Category 1/Category 2 Designer will ensure forward workload of Operations teams by preparing designs for minor routine maintenance schemes.

 

Duties will include creating Category 1 and Category 2 Operating Instructions from inspection data, design repairs and prepare paperwork required for the safe implementation of the repair.  You will also be required to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders regarding concearns, upcoming and ongoing works.

 

Candidates should be team players who are flexible, have a can-do attitude, and have a proven track record of working with IT packages.

 

For more information, please contact Recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or click “Apply Now” below.

Start date:
10 Jan 2020
Closing date:
10 Apr 2020

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Asset Inspector - Inverness, Perth, Corpach, KeithPosted: 13 Jan 2020

Opportunities have arisen to join the Asset team in our Inverness, Corpach, Perth and Keith offices as an Asset Inspector. These entry level roles give applicants an opportunity to gain key highway maintenance skills.

The Inspectors will carry...

Start date:
13 Apr 2020
Closing date:
13 Apr 2020

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Asset Inspector - Inverness, Perth, Corpach, Keith

Opportunities have arisen to join the Asset team in our Inverness, Corpach, Perth and Keith offices as an Asset Inspector. These entry level roles give applicants an opportunity to gain key highway maintenance skills.

The Inspectors will carry out contractual Asset Inspections on the network. These include Safety Inspections and Detailed Asset Inspections.

 

The post will be both office and site based and will require an element of out of hours working. It is essential that you are a team player who is flexible, keen to develop, able to assess defects and risks as well as being committed to ensure the delivery of all requirements of the role.


Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to understand the inspection requirements of our contract as well as able to work as part of a team and under their own initiative.

On the job training will be provided.

A full approved driving licence is essential.

For more information please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk

Start date:
13 Apr 2020
Closing date:
13 Apr 2020

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Senior Engineer - Strategic Road SafetyPosted: 16 Jan 2020

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the country.

An opportunity has arisen within BEAR Scotland’s North West Unit for a...

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16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
16 Apr 2020

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Senior Engineer - Strategic Road Safety

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve over 2000Km of Scotland’s strategic Trunk Road network, through some of the most scenic, but challenging parts of the country.

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

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

For more information please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk


 

Start date:
16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
16 Apr 2020

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Roadworker - KillinPosted: 16 Jan 2020

 

Opportunities have arisen in Inveraray and Killin for road maintenance operatives.

 

 

 

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

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16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Roadworker - Killin

 

Opportunities have arisen in Inveraray and Killin for road maintenance operatives.

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Job Title:

Roadworker

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

Operations Manager

 

 

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 and 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:

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

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

·                Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.

·                Experience of using small plant.

·                Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.

·               Full UK driving license preferably at 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

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal:

External:

Managers

Members of the Public

Employees

 

 

 

 

 

 


Start date:
16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Roadworker - InverarayPosted: 16 Jan 2020

Opportunities have arisen in Inveraray and Killin for road maintenance operatives.


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

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16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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Roadworker - Inveraray

Opportunities have arisen in Inveraray and Killin for road maintenance operatives.


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

 

Job Title:

Roadworker

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

Operations Manager

 

 

 

 

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 and 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:

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

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

·                Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.

·                Experience of using small plant.

·                Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.

·               Full UK driving license preferably at 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

 

 

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal:

External:

Managers

Members of the Public

Employees

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
16 Jan 2020
Closing date:
31 Jan 2020

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