Engineer - Structures, Pullar House, Perth (PKC02333)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 9 September 2016

Salary: 33,373 - 36,508
Location: Perth and Kinross

Closing date: 02 October 2016
Job ref. no.: PKC02333

Job Description

Engineer - Structures (Permanent) - PKC02333
33,373 - 36,508
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth


An enthusiastic and experienced person is required to become a member of the Structures Section of the Structures & Flooding Team which is primarily responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the Council's bridge stock of over 972 bridges and other roads related structures.

Your main duties will involve preparing works orders, contract documentation, procurement of works, and supervising works on site. You will also be responsible for monitoring and updating the Structures Capital and Revenue Budgets as required.

You will be expected to carry out some structural design and assessment works as necessary and monitor and approve Abnormal Indivisible Load requests as and when required.

Experience in procurement and supervision of new bridges & bridge maintenance and strengthening works is essential.

You should have knowledge of SEPA & SNH regulatory requirements in relation to bridge works, and the requirements involved in gaining listed building consent in bridge refurbishment works.

You should also have experience in the NEC ECC Forms of Contract. Also the various Standards involved in relation to bridgeworks Technical Approvals, the management of substandard structures, and bridge design and assessment.

Experience of computer based structures design packages and knowledge of relevant health and safety legislation are advantageous.

You should also have a degree in Civil Engineering (or similar), or be educated to HND/SVQ Level 4 in Civil Engineering or a related discipline, and able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience, and have good financial awareness and communication skills.

Ideally you will have, or be working towards attaining, Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer status and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (or similar).

A full current driving licence is essential.

For informal discussions please contact Derek Davidson, Senior Engineer (Structures) on 01738 477236.

Please APPLY ONLINE. Online facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide contact details (preferably e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

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