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West Lothian Civic Centre, Howden South Road, Livingston
£32,604 - £36,095 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week


Applications for this post will only be accepted from current employees of West Lothian Council (this includes casual and agency staff who are currently undertaking work for us)

West Lothian Council are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced construction professional to undertake asbestos related activities in support of Council services to ensure compliance with the Council’s asbestos management policy, management plan and services procedures and asbestos legislation.

Duties will include providing advice and guidance, appropriate and adequate management information ranging from asbestos databases to systems for works orders and the maintenance of records.  Monitoring performance and assessing competency of contractors and consultants engaged in asbestos work; specifying and procuring asbestos work through agreed frameworks; assessing the adequacy of risk assessments and safe systems of work; managing asbestos survey work; delivery of training in asbestos awareness and analysing data.  In the delivery of these duties you will liaise closely with the Statutory Compliance Manager.

The postholder will have relevant professional experience as a result of working in a similar role encompassing all aspects of asbestos site work including contract and project management and risk assessment.  A minimum of 5 years experience of asbestos related work is required.

You will have personal qualities that enable them to work efficiently under pressure and to communicate effectively.

The skills and experience you must have:

  • Education to degree level or equivalent relevant experience
  • BOHS P402 Building Surveys and Building Sampling for Asbestos
  • Up to date knowledge of asbestos legislation and related building standards
  • Technical background in building maintenance
  • Good communication and reporting writing skills
  • Experience of managing asbestos removal works related to property