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1 Bankhead Park, GLENROTHES, KY7 6GH
£40,245.94 - £48,373.97 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

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Job Details

Provide professional and technical input into the development and implementation of effective and efficient flood protection, shoreline management and harbours functions.

Contribute to the delivery of the duties as the Flooding and Coast Protection Authority under current legislation.

Manage the procurement, design and supervision of hydraulic flood studies and construction of a wide range of flooding, shoreline and harbours capital and revenue projects using in-house and external resources.

Manage the procurement of body of water, coastal and maritime structures maintenance programmes using in house contractors and external contractors.

Assist in the development of forward design and construction programmes for all flooding, shoreline and harbours projects to achieve set budget profiles.

Review new legislation, best practice and technical standards within the flooding, shoreline and harbours function and assist in the development of responses, strategies and policy reviews to meet new legislative and technical requirements.

The job profile indicates the main responsibilities of the post and is not an exhaustive statement. It will be subject to review and may be amended from time to time.

The Person

Educated to SCQF level 10, which includes an Honours Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or equivalent.

Member of an appropriate professional body i.e. MICE/MCIHT/MIStructE.

Registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the Engineering Council.

Experience of preparing and managing project plans and programmes.

Experience of managing contracts using the NEC suite of contracts.

Time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively, use own initiative, work without supervision and manage conflicting demands.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Report writing skills.

Extensive analytical skills.

Ability to provide a regular and effective service and promote a positive culture in the workplace.

Detailed knowledge of civil engineering functions with a particular knowledge of flooding, shoreline management and maintenance of harbour structures.

Knowledge of civil engineering specifications, various conditions of contract and tendering procedures

Ability to manage, assess, design and deliver flood related schemes where there have been previous flooding incidents throughout Fife.

Knowledge of Health and Safety and associated legislation, e.g. Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.

We are currently shaping our future workstyles however, in light of current advice, we are introducing blended home/office working that will include office access days each week with homeworking for the remainder of your working time. 

For further information, please contact: Dr Rick Haynes at