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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£32,210 - £35,532 per year
Contract Type:
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Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description

Technician, Structures Team - PKC010003
£28,831 - £31,740
Pullar House, Perth

An enthusiastic and experienced person is required to become a member of the Structures Team which is primarily responsible for the inspection and maintenance of Perth & Kinross Council’s bridge stock of 1123 bridges and other road related structures.

As a minimum, you must have gained an HNC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent).

This post is currently homeworking due to the pandemic.  Perth & Kinross Council is currently progressing with a hybrid working model offering access to office working on some days/when required.  Initially this is on a temporary basis with longer term options becoming available in future.  We are committed to being a more inclusive employer, please contact the recruiting manager to discuss any individual circumstances with the recruiting manager, discuss at interview or if you prefer, after any conditional offer is made,  to ensure we can consider any reasonable adjustments.   

You must have a valid UK driving licence as this post requires you to travel to a variety of locations across Perth and Kinross.

The Individual

Your main duties will involve design and preparing works orders and contract documentation, procurement of works and supervision of road bridge and retaining wall works on site. 

You will have good financial awareness and communication skills and be responsible for monitoring and updating the Structures Team capital and revenue budgets as required.  

You will be expected to carry out structural design as necessary, and monitor and approve Abnormal Indivisible Load requests as and when required.

You will also be expected to carry out Special & Safety Inspections on bridges and retaining walls when necessary, and produce options for remedial works. 
For informal discussion about this vacancy please contact Derek Davidson, Acting Depute Structures Manager on 01738 477236.

When completing your application for this post, please ensure that you provide contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees. One should be your current or most recent employer.

Please APPLY ONLINE.  Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross.  If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss.

As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post.

A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development.

Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 

Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government.

At PKC our values and behaviours influence our work and support us in the delivery of the Perth and Kinross Offer.  In your application, and should you be invited to interview, you will be asked to describe situations that support the criteria required in the role and which also demonstrate our values and behaviours.  Find out more about PKC and you could soon be joining our team!

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