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  • Ref no: FIF14742
  • Published: 18/9/19
  • Closes: 17/11/19
  • Location: Bankhead Depot, Bankhead Park, Glenrothes, KY7 6GH
  • Salary: £36,473.00 - £44,282.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Working Fife wide but based at Bankhead

Interview Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

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Requirements

Provide professional and technical input into activities necessary for the effective management and maintenance of the Council’s road related Bridges & Structures asset.

Plan and deliver design, procurement and supervision of a wide selection of works from routine maintenance to structure replacement projects including providing in-house design and managing external consultants.

Contribute to the delivery of the asset management duties as described under the Code of Practice, Well Managed Highway Infrastructure, including inspections, inventory data management, assessments of bridge capacity, management of sub-standard structures and development of strengthening and maintenance works programmes.

Manage the financial, health & safety and environmental aspects of projects.

Engage with community and statutory stakeholders in the planning and management of projects.

Provide technical expertise as required for internal and external clients and assist with technical review of third party projects.

Review new legislation, best practice and technical standards within the bridges & structures 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 Individual

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

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

Detailed knowledge of civil engineering functions with a particular knowledge of management and maintenance of road structures.

Experience in the design of road structures replacement and/or strengthening schemes.  Extensive analytical skills

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

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

Ability to communicate effectively

Report writing skills

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

For further information, please contact: Frances Ratcliffe, Lead Consultant, Bridges & Structures frances.ratcliffe@fife.gov.uk 03451 555555 ext 444395

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