Senior Engineer - Structures

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£40 to £50 per hour
Carrington West
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An opportunity has arisen in the Edinburgh area for a Senior Engineer (Structures) to join a busy Local Authority, leading a team responsible for the maintenance of over 200 highways structures under the council’s jurisdiction.

This is a contract position; due to commence within the coming weeks for an initial period of three months, with extensions expected.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

-Programming of routine and special inspections
-Planned and reactive inspections of highway structures
-Providing technical input to brief responses and proposals for new work.
-Producing inspection reports, and assisting in the management and updating of asset management systems
-Liaising with internal staff, consultancies and the general public as and when required
-Ensuring that delivery is achieved in accordance with the company’s management systems including Health and Safety, project and risk management

As the successful candidate you will have demonstrable experience in inspection, assessment, and maintenance of highway structures to UK standards and experience of using relevant software.
Competence and experience in the use of the New Engineering Contract (NEC3) is essential, along with commercial awareness of preparing and delivering technical information to relevant stakeholders; both internal and external.

Please note this position is deemed as inside IR35.

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this position please apply now.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Ellen Dennison at Carrington West on 02393 876037

If you feel that you possess the right skills and experience for this position however the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically, please still feel free to send us your CV; we constantly recruit for jobs similar to this one at various levels UK Wide. We are always available for a confidential chat about your employment situation.

We always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years’ experience in this market.

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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 037
Contact: Ellen Dennison

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