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Bridge Inspector

Pertemps Scotland
Closing date
9 Aug 2021

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Pertemps Scotland Ltd are delighted to be working with our public sector client based in the City Centre of Edinburgh to recruit for a Bridge Engineer on a temporary basis.

Location - Edinburgh City Centre
Duration - 3-6 months
Hours - 36 hours Monday - Friday
Pay - dependent upon experience

You will be working within a busy team working to effectively deliver a variety of transport maintenance and improvement projects through the provision of a comprehensive engineering, design and construction service.

You will be carrying out the following tasks:

- Initiating, developing and managing the implementation of transport asset maintenance and improvement projects
- Contract administration
- Project Management - including preparation of specifications for maintenance, development and other contracts, Bills of Quantities, lump sum, works orders and tenders
- Implementation and maintenance of a system for assessing prospective tenderers
- Ensuring that all work is undertaken in compliance with the Departmental Quality Management System
- Fulfilling the role of CDM Principle Designer/Designer as set out in CDM regulations
- Site supervision including control and managing contracts, including assisting in negotiating and advising on settlement of accounts and claims with suppliers and Contractors
- Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety legislation
- Ensuring compliance with Departmental Policy/Standing Orders/Local Transport Strategy
- Undertaking and/or managing preliminary and detailed design work
- Liaising, consulting and engaging with other sections/Departments, statutory undertakers, landowners and other stakeholders involved in or affected by a project
- Reviewing and agreeing roads/street lighting/traffic signal designs as part of the RCC Consent process with developers
- Checking and approving work prepared by others, including work undertaken by 3rd parties, as per relevant legislation
- Co-ordinating and controlling 3rd party works on the road network in accordance with the relevant legislation
- Inspecting, monitoring and supervision of construction works ensuring compliance with the specification
- Preparing professional reports for both technical and non-technical readers

You should have:

- A degree in Civil Engineering
- IEng (Incorporated Engineer of the ICE or IStructE) or an MEng degree with experience in bridge design or maintenance
- Valid drivers licence with no more than 6 points

If you are interested in this position, please apply online immediately.
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