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Road Services Technician / Engineer

Posted on: 21/07/2022
Ref: VAC-20073
  • Salary: £40,000 + to £44k DOE + benefits
  • Start Date: 05/09/2022
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: Senior Consultant Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a


Job Description

New job just advertised for a Road Services Technician / Engineer, to join our client in the Edinburgh area.

This is a senior position for a minimum 6 month contract which has the potential to go permanent. Salary negotiable DOE + paid holidays + pension and flexible hybrid remote working options.

About your new role:
As Consultant Engineer you will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of duties associated with the design, management and maintenance of the public road and footway network covering the South of Edinburgh.

You’ll report to the Network & Structures Manager and be responsible for supervising and allocating duties to a Roads Inspector and other Service members. Main duties of the Senior Consultant Engineer include:
– Service delivery to current legislation and Codes of Practice
– Preparation, design and implementation of road works covering minor road improvements, maintenance and defect repairs, drainage and traffic management
– Ensure inspection, assessment and maintenance of public roads, cycleways and car parks
– Raise relevant Work Orders, prepare tenders and work specifications for works to be undertaken by external contractors.
– Prepare cost estimates for road works against available budgets, and measure and certify completed works.
– Be familiar with and make use of the Scottish Road Works Register
– Agree requirements for temporary traffic management issue appropriate Traffic Regulation Orders
– Ensure all works is undertaken in compliance with statutory requirements and current legislation.

About you:
Our client is seeking a Senior Consultant Engineer of Road Services who can work with minimal supervision and able to communicate and interact with a variety of groups and stakeholders. Ideally you will have the following (or similar) experience and qualifications:
– Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
– Chartered Engineer status, with previous experience in Highway design, road maintenance, asset management and traffic management
– Knowledge of relevant legislation including Acts, Codes of Practice and the requirements of the Office of the Scottish Road Works Commissioner
– Experience supporting delivery of small to medium sized capital works projects, routine road maintenance works and defect repairs

*Please note this is a direct PAYE Contract: Pay + holidays + pension. Not Umbrella or CIS – NO payroll fees*

Interested? Please apply direct via this advert or call John McBain on 01592 631644.
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