Skip to main content
  • Ref no: SBO03981
  • Published: 19/3/2020
  • Closes: 12/4/2020
  • Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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

Job Details

Grade: 9A
Hourly Rate: £18.9290 - £20.6890
Salary: £34,545.39 - £37,757.38 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Engineer to work primarily within the Bridges Team, part of the Roads & Infrastructure Service. The successful applicant will play a vital role in the management of the road structure assets (bridges, culverts and walls). Duties will typically include using and providing technical expertise to deliver capital and revenue projects, along with assisting the Team Leader with managing the assets in compliance with the relevant legislation.


Educated to Degree level in Civil Engineering or a relevant discipline or present evidence of comparable experience and training.
Membership of Institution of Civil Engineers or Institution of Highways and Transportation, or willing to obtain within agreed timescale on appointment

A current driving licence and use of a vehicle is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability.  Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Stuart Moir, email or Tel 01835 824000


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

Job Attachments