Bridge Engineer

Job Title: Bridge Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £17.00 - £30.00 per hour
Start Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00
Reference: 082104702
Contact Name: Ashleigh Irvine
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 04, 2019 16:42

Job Description

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

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