Engineer / Technician

Favourite Aberdeenshire Council
Ref no: ABS12397
Closes: Wednesday, 24th January 2018
Published: Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Location: Carlton House, Ardruthie Rd, Stonehaven
Salary: £21,374 - £33,726 per year
Hours: 36.25 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeenshire Council
Category: Engineering / Construction
Sub-category: Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced or aspiring Engineer/Technician to support the Principal Engineer and work as part of a team responsible for inspection, maintenance and asset management planning for all bridges, culverts and retaining walls.

Qualified to HNC/HND/BSc in Civil Engineering or equivalent, ideally you will have experience in bridge inspection, construction and maintenance techniques. Customer focussed with excellent organisational, interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills you will also have knowledge and understanding of CDM regulations. A Full current driving licence is also essential.

This post is part of a Career Development Scheme. Opportunity for future advancement may be available.

Currently this post is based in Stonehaven, however there is flexibility for the post to be based in either Inverurie or Banff to suit the appropriate candidate.

This post has responsibility for and required to drive Aberdeenshire Council vehicles. The preferred candidate will be required to produce a current, valid driving licence. An offer of employment by Aberdeenshire Council will be subject to the outcome of this check being satisfactory. The preferred candidate will also be required to produce their licence, on request, at periodic intervals. Should the employee’s driving licence be withdrawn, for whatever reason, it may be necessary to terminate the employee’s appointment.

The majority of posts within Aberdeenshire Council fall into one of the categories as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

This post has a minimum requirement of one reference which must be your current or most recent employer.

Interviews are expected to take place on 2 February 2018.

Informal enquiries to Graham Lee Tel: 01467 538889 or Donald MacPherson Tel: 01224 665304.