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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£30,276 - £33,599 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Technician, (Structures), Perth PKC08994
£30,276 - £33,599
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
An enthusiastic and experienced candidate is required to join the Structures Team, which is responsible for the inspection and maintenance of the Council’s bridge stock of over 972 bridges and other roads related structures. This role is primarily involved in the preparation of an overall annual programme of bridge maintenance works, along with preparation of and supervising bridge maintenance schemes, as required, for small maintenance works to repair or strengthen bridges and other roads related structures including the use of Safe Working Practices, CDM Regulations, Quality Assurance Systems and Office Procedures. This will include liaising with Statutory Undertakers, affected landowners, householders, businesses, other clients, community representatives and the like. You will also be expected to deal with enquiries from members of the public, community representatives, other Services and outside bodies.
Ideally you should have experience within a Local Government Roads Authority environment and have experience in preparing, procuring and supervising routine maintenance projects on bridges and roads related structures and have good financial awareness and communication skills. You should have knowledge of the Health & Safety at Work Act, the CDM Regulations 2015 and have the ability to carry out Risk Assessments. You should also have an HNC in Civil Engineering or equivalent and able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills and competencies gained through relevant experience. You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.
For informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Derek Davidson on 01738 477236.
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer.
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