Bridges Project Engineer

Recruiter
Stirling Council
Location
Stirling
Salary
£34,824 - £36,924
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
09 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Description An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of Bridges & Projects Engineer, to join the team Within the Roads & Land Services section of Localities & Infrastructure, Environment & Place. Based in Endrick House, Stirling, and under the direction of the Team Leader, Bridges, Flooding and Drainage, we are seeking an individual to provide technical guidance and Line Management to a small team of Bridges/Flooding Officers/Inspectors, organising assessments of the live load capacities of roads and other structures, and also coordinating the provision of professional design and project management services for a range of maintenance and capital projects which meet quality, cost and time requirements. The post holder will also be required to take forward bridge maintenance and strengthening projects from conception through to completion, including design, project arrangements and site supervision as necessary. Co-ordination, administration and monitoring of design and project functions, including the preparation, issue and assessment of contractual arrangements and briefs for the provision of professional services, is also a feature of this post. You will also be responsible for provision of advice in connection with roads related structure design and engineering aspects of projects. Educated to degree level, you will possess relevant post qualification experience in Bridge Management, Bridge Maintenance or Bridge Design. You will also hold Chartered Membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers, or another relevant professional body. A thorough understanding of relevant legislation and current design standards relating to Bridge Management, Assessment and Design, including relevant codes of practice, is also a requirement of this post. This is a real opportunity to make a difference and improve the services we deliver to our Communities.