Roadworker - InvernessPosted: 25 Aug 2014

A vacancies has arisen in our Inverness depot for a Roadworker.

 

Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations, have, as a minimum, an LGV Class 2 licence...

Start date:
17 Oct 2014
Closing date:
01 Nov 2014

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Roadworker - Inverness

A vacancies has arisen in our Inverness depot for a Roadworker.

 

Applicants should preferably be experienced roadworkers with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations, 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.

 

Closing date for applications is 31st October 2014 

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:
17 Oct 2014
Closing date:
01 Nov 2014

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Temporary Winter Patrol Drivers - LochgellyPosted: 18 Sep 2014

Temporary vacancies have arisen for Winter Patrol Drivers our Lochgelly depot to carry out winter patrol duties on a night shift basis on several routes of the trunk road network.
Candidates should possess a current HGV license and be prepared...
Start date:
18 Sep 2014
Closing date:
31 Oct 2014

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Temporary Winter Patrol Drivers - Lochgelly

Temporary vacancies have arisen for Winter Patrol Drivers our Lochgelly depot to carry out winter patrol duties on a night shift basis on several routes of the trunk road network.
Candidates should possess a current HGV license and be prepared to carry out road maintenance duties. Training will be provided.
The closing date for applications is Friday 31st October 2014.
 
Job Title:
Winter Patrol Driver
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:
· 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.
· 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.
· Ability to work in sometimes arduous conditions.
· Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.
·  Full UK driving license and an LGV Class C level is essential.
· 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:
18 Sep 2014
Closing date:
31 Oct 2014

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Temporary Winter Patrol Driver - InvernessPosted: 18 Sep 2014

Temporary vacancies have arisen for Winter Patrol Drivers Inverness depot to carry out winter patrol duties on a night shift basis on several routes of the trunk road network.

 

Candidates should possess a current HGV license and be prepared to...

Start date:
17 Oct 2014
Closing date:
01 Nov 2014

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Temporary Winter Patrol Driver - Inverness

Temporary vacancies have arisen for Winter Patrol Drivers Inverness depot to carry out winter patrol duties on a night shift basis on several routes of the trunk road network.

 

Candidates should possess a current HGV license and be prepared to carry out road maintenance duties. Training will be provided.

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 31st October 2014.

 

Job Title:

Winter Patrol Driver

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:

· 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.

· 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.

· Ability to work in sometimes arduous conditions.

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

·  Full UK driving license and an LGV Class C level is essential.

· 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:
17 Oct 2014
Closing date:
01 Nov 2014

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Sustainability AdvisorPosted: 07 Oct 2014

We are currently seeking a Sustainability Advisor, based in our Head Office in Perth.  Candidates will have a detailed knowledge of environmental and sustainability management and hold an environmental related qualification with proven work...

Start date:
07 Oct 2014
Closing date:
07 Nov 2014

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Sustainability Advisor

We are currently seeking a Sustainability Advisor, based in our Head Office in Perth.  Candidates will have a detailed knowledge of environmental and sustainability management and hold an environmental related qualification with proven work experience.

 

 

 

The key duties of the post are promoting sustainability across the organisation, maintaining certification to ISO 14001, implementation and development of CEEQUAL processes and Carbon Management.  Candidates must be a confident communicator at all levels with excellent written and verbal communication skills, operate in a proactive approach and have a commitment to developing this role.

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 7 November 2014

 

For an application form please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or 01738 448600, or apply below.

 

Job Title:

Sustainability Advisor

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

IMS Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

A specialist post within the IMS Department with the postholder having specific responsibility for Sustainability across the business including ISO 14001, CEEQUAL and carbon management.

     

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

 

·        Take on the role of BEAR Scotland’s ‘Sustainability Champion’ and promote sustainability across the organisation

 

·        Increase the awareness and facilitate sustainability initiatives through organising workshops and training sessions relating to environmental and sustainability best practice

 

·        Responsible for the maintenance of the business Carbon Management System

 

·        Development and maintenance of Depot and Operational Aspect and Impact registers

 

·        Implementation, development and maintenance of CEEQUAL processes

 

·        Provide support in complying with ISO 14001

 

·        Assist with BEAR Scotland audit programmes

 

·        Responsible for Environmental Evaluation of Compliance with respect to Legal and Other Requirements

 

·        Responsible for the maintenance of Sustainability information across BEAR Scotland

 

·        Keep abreast of environmental legislation and good practice

 

·        Increase awareness and facilitate sustainability initiatives through running internal communications, workshops and training sessions

 

·        As the above list of duties is illustrative and not exhaustive, the post holder will be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the role as directed by the IMS Manager

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

 

·         Up to date knowledge of environmental legislation and regulations 

 

·         A full approved UK driving licence

 

·         Preferably, IEMA membership

 

·         Conversant with the requirements of ISO 14001 and CEEQUAL

 

·         Lead auditor in at least one discipline

 

 

·         Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages

 

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

·         Effective planning, organising and decision making

 

·         Project a professional company image

 

·         Capable to self-manage work and self-motivate

 

·         Ability to cope with change

 

 

·         Ability to work effectively in a team

 

·         Road maintenance experience

 

 

 

4.         Key Relationships, Internal and External:

 

Internal

External

 

Directors

 

All BEAR Scotland employees

Transport Scotland

 

PAGplus

 

Supply Chain Organisations

 

Environmental Stakeholders (SEPA)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.    Required Competencies:

        Communication                               Team Working

 

        Creativity                                          Planning & Organising  

               

        Quality of Work                                Drive /Enthusiasm

 

        Confidence                                      Initiative

 

        Composure                                      Proactive

 

Start date:
07 Oct 2014
Closing date:
07 Nov 2014

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Bridges Manager - PerthPosted: 15 Oct 2014

We are currently seeking a Bridges Manager, based at our Head Office in Perth, to oversee the management and maintenance of all trunk road structures in the North West area of Scotland.

The postholder will be responsible for an annual programme...

Start date:
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Closing date:
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Bridges Manager - Perth

We are currently seeking a Bridges Manager, based at our Head Office in Perth, to oversee the management and maintenance of all trunk road structures in the North West area of Scotland.

The postholder will be responsible for an annual programme of bridge expenditure of around £12 Million. This includes a wide range of projects from major bridge refurbishments, a challenging bridge replacement programme as well as routine and cyclical bridge maintenance work. Managing a team of around 25 staff, you will take ultimate responsibility for several prestigious structures including Kessock, Dornoch, Cromarty, Connel and Skye Bridges and a programme of General and Principal Inspections of over 2300 structures.

Candidates will be a Chartered Engineer, and have extensive relevant experience, and should be a confident communicator with excellent managerial skills. A full driving licence is essential for this position.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 29th October 2014.

Job Title:

Bridges Manager

Job Holder:

Reporting To:

Operating Company Representative

1. Job Purpose:

§ The Bridges Manager will manage a stock of bridges and structures and take full responsibility for their inspection, cyclic maintenance and for the provision of structural design and supervision services relating to the programme of bridge refurbishment works. The postholder will manage the Bridges Team and sub-contractors’ resources to meet BEAR Board and Clients’ requirements.

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

§ Responsible for the internal financial performance of the Bridges Team as an internal business unit and striving to exceed the company budget target.

§ Assist the Finance Director in the development of annual budget models linked to annual client programmes and budgets.

§ Undertake the role of ‘Bridges Manager’ or similar as required by term contracts.

§ Develop the business to increase company turnover and performance through the term contracts and with other existing and new clients.

§ Ensure compliance with, and assist in the continuous improvement of, the Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form the company’s Integrated Management Systems.

§ Undertake the role of CDMC representative on behalf of the company, as required and ensure that robust risk assessments are carried out before works, operations or inspections take place.

§ Liaison with client contacts and auditors.

§ Deliver the annual programme of principal, general inspections and cyclic maintenance to the agreed programme and providing KPI information.

§ Assess the need and carrying out further Special, Superficial and Scour inspections as required and monitor sub-standard structures.

§ Manage routine, cyclic and reactive works to bridges and structures.

§ Undertake the role of Abnormal Load Routeing Manger as required by the term contracts.

§ Manage the maintenance of all structural records through clients’ preferred structures management systems.

§ Manage and control annual bridges budget and 1 and 3 year programme.

§ Manage the major maintenance programme for DBFOs and liaising with the Network and Operations Managers.

§ Reacting to instances of Damage to Crown property relating to bridges and structures and assessing immediate response and repair.

§ Oversee the preliminary and detailed design of bridge projects and the associated cost estimates and the production and retention of adequate design records.

§ Oversee the production of tender documents and As of Right construction packages.

§ Evaluate tenders and assist client with contract award.

§ Procure, supervise and measure As of Right operations.

§ Manage and supervise of the Bridges Team, sub-consultants and sub-contractors and any external interfaces as required.

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

§ Co-ordinating the production, issue and archiving of all drawings, documents and scheme files.

§ Ensuring compliance with technical standards of design and construction.

§ Develop lean, sustainable methods of working.

§ Ensuring 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.

§ Assist the Operating Company Representative and Directors as required.

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

§ Considerable current experience and qualifications in a relevant discipline, typically at degree level and chartered (CEng MICE, MIStructE or similar).

§ Considerable experience working in a position of responsibility in a similar environment.

§ Commercial awareness.

§ 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

Contractors

Employees

Sub-contractors

Sub-consultants

Members of the Public

Media

All other stakeholders

Start date:
15 Oct 2014
Closing date:
29 Oct 2014

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Bridges Engineers - Perth & InvernessPosted: 15 Oct 2014

Vacancies have arisen for Bridges Engineers in our Perth and Inverness offices to assist the Bridges Manager with day-to-day activities relating to the design and delivery of bridge maintenance and replacement projects.

 

A civil or structural...

Start date:
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Closing date:
14 Nov 2014

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Bridges Engineers - Perth & Inverness

Vacancies have arisen for Bridges Engineers in our Perth and Inverness offices to assist the Bridges Manager with day-to-day activities relating to the design and delivery of bridge maintenance and replacement projects.

 

A civil or structural engineering qualification is essential for these positions and successful applicants will preferably be Chartered, or approaching Chartered status, with proven experience in bridge design and/or bridge maintenance design and management.  They must also hold a full driving licence and be excellent communicators.

 

 

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th November 2014.

 

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:
15 Oct 2014
Closing date:
14 Nov 2014

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