Roads Maintenance Engineer

Posted 8 October by Pertemps Scotland
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Roads Maintenance Engineer
Interim Contract - 6 month contract
Forfar/Remote Working
IR35 - Inside
Day Rate: Negotiable DOE


Our Public Sector Client has an immediate requirement for an experienced Roads Maintenance Engineer to join their team on an interim basis for 6 months. The successful candidate will be expected to work from home with site visits as required and occasional office working.

Main Duties:
  • Preparation, tender (including Assessment) and management of contract and awarded works.
  • Undertake design and supervision of roads maintenance projects and associated works, including measurement and feasibility studies.
  • Assessments of carriageways and footways.
  • Assist and advise in the assessment and procurement of road condition surveys and collate, interpret and report on the output of such surveys.
  • Prepare annual/3 yearly structural works estimates and programmes.
  • Implement revenue and capital maintenance works in accordance with Best Value Procedure.
  • Ensure all design and construction works comply with all aspects with Health and Safety legislation and environmental regulations such as CDM Regulations and CAR requirements.
  • Maintain a Quality Assurance System to all aspects of design and construction works.
  • Monitor revenue and capital maintenance budgets.
  • Manage staff including engineers, technicians and inspectors.
  • Undertake staff training and mentoring.
  • Supervise the work of team members in all aspects of the team’s works.
  • Prepare correspondence relative to maintenance works.
  • Apply computer-based modelling, design, drafting, contract preparation and measurement packages to the work being undertaken.
  • Co-ordinate with other sections within Infrastructure and other departments within the council.
  • Liaise with utilities and other organisations.
  • Communicate with the public, landowners and emergency services.
  • Assist in the preparation of reports to Committee.
  • Represent the council as such meetings as may be delegated.
  • Undertake activities relating to delegated authority arising from statutory duties assigned to the section. These include Roads (Scotland) Act 1984; Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009; Coast Protection Act 1949 and Safety at Sports Grounds Act 1975.
  • Apply computer-based modelling, design, drafting, contract preparation and measurement packages to the work being undertaken.
  • Ensure that all procedures adopted in the provision of the Financial Regulations and Customer Care System.
  • Monitor the performance of allocated staff to ensure required standards and quality of output are maintained, while promoting staff development and CPD through training and coaching, etc.
  • Consult with the public and other stakeholders on the promotion of projects and negotiate agreements and way-leaves necessary between external bodies and the Council.
  • To comply with all data protection law.


Experience Required:
  • HNC or equivalent in a related discipline and/or Membership of appropriate professional body and/or considerable experience
  • SVQ in Road Maintenance or equivalent
  • Street Works qualification
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Experience of successful project delivery
  • Experience of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of roads construction/maintenance
  • Experience of Safety and Detailed inspections
  • Experience of supervision and measurement
  • Experience of inspection of Statutory Undertakers Works
  • Experience of dealing with customers
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Good record keeping skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • Good customer care skills

To be considered for this role, please apply online now with your up to date CV.

Reference: 44320259

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