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Ref no:
1A Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, Argyll., PA31 8RD
£30,020 - £32,629 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Service:  Roads and Infrastructure

Closing date: Tuesday 18th April 2023

Argyll and Bute Council's Infrastructure Design Service invite applications for the role of:

Clerk of works / structures & flooding inspector.

Argyll and Bute Council's Infrastructure Design Service comprises of a dynamic team of 9 engineers and 5 technicians (including 2 clerk of works/inspectors) at various levels. We run a variety of multi-disciplinary projects such as bridges, piers & harbours, coastal and flooding schemes as well as depot, cemetery and car park developments. Our projects are located across the whole of Argyll and Bute which includes 23 inhabited islands and they range from pounds to millions of pounds in cost.

The post includes assisting in delivering a high quality service within the Roads and Infrastructure Services’ civil engineering consultancy arm, Infrastructure Design, by ensuring that all infrastructure activities / initiatives meet all required regulations and statutes in relation to construction and safety, by monitoring and inspecting standards and progress of work on road/structure construction sites and carrying out the inspection, estimating, reporting and recording of road, coastal and flooding related infrastructure.

The post shall be based at our Lochgilphead office.  

The Council offers a range of benefits such as formal training, a flexible Pension scheme, flexi time and would be most pleased to assist with relocation.

Please refer to the Job Description Person Specification for full duties of the post.

If you would like to know more details, please contact us at and we will be happy to informally discuss.

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is not suitable for job share.

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is Elsa Simoes, Infrastructure Design Manager on 01546 604531.

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please note that we do not accept CVs, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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