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  • Ref no: SBO03969
  • Published: 12/3/2020
  • Closes: 29/3/2020
  • Location: Hq - Main Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St.Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, TD6 0SA
  • Salary: £22,597.67 - £24,970.17 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Details

Grade: 6D
Hourly Rate: £12.3823 - £13.6823
Salary: £22,597.67 - £24,970.17 per annum
Contract Duration: Permanent

Role Purpose

Scottish Borders Council Roads and Infrastructure department have a vacancy for an Assistant Site Technician within SBC Contracts. Applicants would require some knowledge and awareness relevant to the post that they are applying for. The post will be expected to undertake and self-develop the skills in all elements of setting out and measurement processes to fully support SBC Roads and Infrastructure business activities. The role provides critical information to allow the construction of internal and external projects to meet specifications and also return measurement values to the commercial teams. This an exciting opportunity for someone that is looking to succeed within a fully focused management team.


At least 3 SCE Higher Grades (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics or equivalent relevant experience
Commitment and ability to achieve an appropriate qualification to HNC/HND level
Appropriate CSCS card

A current driving licence is an essential requirement of this post.

* If you have a disability which precludes you from holding a drivers licence, Scottish Borders Council will take into account its responsibility to make reasonable adjustments to allow for your disability. Should it be possible to make such an adjustment in order that you can undertake the travel responsibilities of the post, this will be taken into account in consideration for this role.


Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Peter McNulty Tel 01835825190 email or Ian Dickson Tel 01835 825682 email or Rodney Pow Tel 01835 825716 email


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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