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Council Headquarters High Street Elgin Moray, IV30 1BX
£27,709.50 - £40,659.45 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36.25 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The Consultancy Section provides a wide variety of services to the Council. These include the design and maintenance of bridges and structures, road design, flood risk management, coastal protection,  and work for other sections within the Council. In addition there are statutory duties to be carried out such as bridge and watercourse inspections.

The job involves providing technical expertise in delivering capital and revenue schemes for the Council primarily (but not exclusively) relating to bridges and structures. As well as this your ability to communicate well and your flexibility of approach will be important aspects in fulfilling the requirement of this post.

The ability to adapt to new procedures and new systems will be essential to the way we work and the development of the service for the future.


Civil and structure engineering related studies, design, supervision and project management.

Ensuring compliance with policies, statutory procedures and other advice and guidance.

Contributing to the running of the section, giving technical support to others, supervisory duties.

The Individual

Knowledge and awareness of construction methods and design procedures.

Two years post graduate engineering experience

Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent construction related discipline or demonstrable equivalent.

Good language analytical and numeracy skills.

Adaptable and resourceful

Familiar with general-purpose software such as word processing, databases and spreadsheets.

Track record of developing good relationships in teams.

Experience of civil engineering and / or structural design.

Knowledge of NEC forms of contract

Working knowledge of AutoCAD.

You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Moray to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Due to the rural nature of Moray this is normally undertaken by use of a car.

Good communication skills.


Helpfulness to colleagues and customers.

Manual and physical dexterity for working out doors

Closing Date: 1 October 2021
Salary: £27,709 - £36,644 (Career Grade Scheme applies)
£14.70 - £19.44 per hour
36.25 hours per week

For Further information contact Daniel Preston 07817952487


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