Asset InspectorPosted: 17 Dec 2018

A number of opportunities have arisen to join our growing Asset Management team. We are looking for Asset Inspectors in our Perth, Inverness, Keith, Corpach and Inveraray offices. These roles give applicants an opportunity to gain key highway...

Start date:
17 Dec 2018
Closing date:
01 Feb 2019

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Asset Inspector

A number of opportunities have arisen to join our growing Asset Management team. We are looking for Asset Inspectors in our Perth, Inverness, Keith, Corpach and Inveraray offices. These roles give applicants an opportunity to gain key highway maintenance skills.

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


We are looking for staff who are keen to develop, flexible and committed to ensuring that our inspections are delivered to a high standard. An essential part of the tole is the ability to assess risks and identify defects.


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.


If you would like a job description, please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk or apply on our website at www.bearscot.com.

 

 

Job Description

Job Title:

Asset Inspector

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

 Asset Team Leader / Asset Manager

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§          The Asset Inspector will carry out of a range of inspections on the network to locate and record defects and well as condition rating trunk road inventory items.

 

 

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.

 

§    Carry out condition rating inspections.

 

§    Ensure data collected is accurate and meets Transport Scotland’s criteria.

 

§    Reporting of inaccurate assets and faults with the data and software.

 

§    Recording and reporting of defects.

 

§    Carry out minor repairs & cyclic maintenance where safe to do so.

 

§    Carry out adhoc inspection when required/instructed.

 

§    Liaison with members of the public as required.

 

§    Maintain vehicles and equipment.

 

§    Other duties applicable to the post as directed from time to time by the Asset Team Leader/Asset Manager.

 

 

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 Integrated Road Information System (IRIS).

 

§    Knowledge of Transport Scotland’s Asset Inventory 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

Managers

Members of the public

Employees

 

 

 

5.      Required Competencies:

·         Communication Skills

·         Physical fit.

·         Team Working

·         Problem Solving

·         Planning and Organisation

·         Customer Focus.

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
17 Dec 2018
Closing date:
01 Feb 2019

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Principal Engineer - PerthPosted: 18 Dec 2018

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer in our North West Bridges Team. We are responsible for the maintenance of a wide range of old and modern structures throughout North West Scotland.

The ideal candidate will be...

Start date:
18 Mar 2019
Closing date:
18 Mar 2019

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Principal Engineer - Perth

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer in our North West Bridges Team. We are responsible for the maintenance of a wide range of old and modern structures throughout North West Scotland.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified and a Chartered Civil or Structural Engineer. You will have experience with Eurocode design, bridges assessment, the DMRB and MCHW. With a varied workload developing and guiding bridge maintenance, replacement and improvement schemes this demanding role will have managerial responsibilities and will bring out the best in you.

For a job description, person specification and internal application form please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk.

The closing date for this post is 11th January 2019.


 

 

Job Title:

Principal Engineer

Job Holder:

 

Reporting To:

Bridges Manager

 

 

1.         Job Purpose:

 

§    The Principal Bridges Engineer will manage the identification, investigation, design, planning, procurement and supervision of all planned bridge maintenance, improvement, road safety and traffic engineering works on the network. The postholder will manage internal and sub-contractors’ resources to meet Board and client requirements.

 

 

 

2.         Responsibilities and Activities:

 

§    Outline and detailed design of bridges projects, including designers risk register, associated cost estimates and the production and retention of adequate design records.

 

§    Produce tender documents and As of Right construction packages.

 

§    Tender evaluation and assisting client with contract award.

 

§    Procure, supervise and measure As of Right Works.

 

§    Management and supervision of own team, sub-consultants and sub-contractors and any external interfaces as required.

 

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

 

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

 

§    Ensuring compliance with technical standards. 

 

§    Ensuring that adequate environmental screening is undertaken, and appropriate mitigation measures are implemented prior to work commencing.

 

§    Submission of Departures from Standard when applicable.

 

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

 

§    Assist the Principal Designer on behalf of the company with regard to compliance with CDM Regulations and ensure that robust risk assessments are carried out before works, operations or inspections take place.

 

§    Liaise with clients and auditors.

 

 

§    Assess the need and carry out further Special, Superficial and Scour inspections as required.

 

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

 

§    Monitoring of sub-standard structures.

 

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

 

§    React to instances of Damage to Crown Property relating to bridges and structures and assessing immediate response and repair.

 

 

 

 

3.         Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

§   Ideally the postholder will have 10 years’ experience and hold qualifications in a relevant discipline, typically at degree level and chartered (MICE, MIStructE or similar).  

 

§   Must be able to work to strict deadlines. 

 

§   A full approved UK driving licence.

 

§   Have 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

 

Media

 

All other stakeholders

 

 

 

 

 

 

Start date:
18 Mar 2019
Closing date:
18 Mar 2019

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Technical AssistantPosted: 15 Jan 2019

An opportunity has arisen in the Electrical Department, based in our Perth office, for a Technical Assistant.

The successful candidate will assist in the process and daily planning of repairs relating to street lighting defects and issue site...

Start date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing date:
18 Apr 2019

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Technical Assistant

An opportunity has arisen in the Electrical Department, based in our Perth office, for a Technical Assistant.

The successful candidate will assist in the process and daily planning of repairs relating to street lighting defects and issue site work packs for completion. They will also assist with record keeping and ensure the upload of all relevant documentation into both internal and external systems.

The successful applicant should be an enthusiastic team player and experienced in using IT programmes, particularly Microsoft Office and IRIS, as well as having excellent communication skills.

For more information or an internal application form please contact recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk.

The closing date for this post is 18th January 2019.

Job Description

1. Job Purpose:

The Technical Assistant will assist the Electrical Manager with the management of day-to-day activities relating to the delivery of the cyclic and reactive maintenance.

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures that form part of BEAR’s Integrated Management Systems. Through direction from Design team leader, undertake the Designer’s role in accordance with the CDM Regulations. This will include:

• Process faults within Integrated Road Information System (IRIS) and Prepare Design Reactive Operation files to the appropriate standard.
• Coordinate repair of faults in accordance with contract time scales and provide closure within IRIS.
• Coordinate night time safety patrols and close off within IRIS

As delegated, correspond, liaise, or attend meetings with client, contractors and customers. Establish and maintain good relationships with client, customers and other bodies.

Assist the Design team leader in maintaining and updating data associated with street lighting and electrical installations on IRIS:

• Monitoring and recording maintenance operations;
• Monitoring and updating inspection programmes
• Recording defects
• Completing design of reactive operations

Preparing responses to planning applications in conjunction with the Electrical Manager.

Assist the Electrical Manager, Electrical Design Leader, Operating Company Representative and BEAR Directors as required.

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Health and safety awareness .

 

Start date:
15 Jan 2019
Closing date:
18 Apr 2019

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