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14 Bankhead Avenue, Edinburgh, EH11 4HD
£34,057 - £40,275 per year
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36 hours per week
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Job Description


Engineer (Roads)
Bankhead Roads Depot

Salary: £34,057 - £40,275
Hours: 36 per week

Roads Operations is the Council’s in-house maintenance delivery team who undertake a diverse range of roads maintenance functions including; Machine Surfacing, Patching, Kerbing & Slabbing, Drainage Works, Line Marking, Sign Erection, Flood Prevention and Winter Gritting.

As Roads Engineer you will be a key member of the Roads Operations team responsible for designing and co-ordinating both planned and reactive roads maintenance schemes throughout Scotland’s Capital City and across a broad range of technical areas.

You will report to the Senior Transport Team leader and alongside a group of Engineers, Technicians and Inspectors will identify, design and develop works packages and raise these on the council’s internal asset management system; whilst doing so, giving due consideration to Health and Safety and roads co-ordination.

You will be responsible for the development of works orders for the council’s in-house delivery teams as well as external contractors, registration of works on the SRWR, managing and responding to customer enquiries and complaints, and measuring up and recording of site works.

Applicants must be educated to degree level in an appropriate discipline or equivalent, with extensive knowledge and skills in that professional discipline post qualification. They should also have good IT skills and knowledge of construction specifications and processes associated with roads construction and maintenance. Experience of AutoCAD and the SRWR would be desirable.

The role is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic person to work as part of a tight team, delivering a broad and exciting range of schemes across the Capital City.

If you wish any further information on the role, please contact the Roads Operations Manager:

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range. For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

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