Technician (Roads), Pullar House, Perth

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Job Description Technician (Roads) - PKC11232 £34,331 - £37,878 Pullar House, Perth The post is based in Pullar House, Perth but will include a mixture of office and site based working. The work will involve...

Job Description

Technician (Roads) - PKC11232
£34,331 - £37,878
Pullar House, Perth

The post is based in Pullar House, Perth but will include a mixture of office and site based working.

The work will involve the design and supervision of works in accordance with the appropriate legislation, recommended standards and Council and Roads Service Policy.

The type of projects will primarily consist of the delivery of new footways, traffic signs, road markings and various traffic calming measures.

The role will also involve the investigation of road safety concerns, preparing Traffic Regulation Orders and responding to correspondence.

The Roads Service as a whole is responsible for a wide range of technical work and staff may be required to carry out other tasks within the department, compatible with their abilities, as its priorities might require.

The Individual

The successful candidate must have a minimum of HNC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) or be registered as EngTech/IEng/CEng and be able to demonstrate experience in the delivery of roads projects.

You should have good communication skills, be competent in the use of MS Office applications and be able to demonstrate experience in using specialist design software such as AutoCAD.

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

Please contact Daryl McKeown, Road Safety Officer on 01738 477387 or at dmckeown@pkc.gov.uk if you require any further information about this vacancy.

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, any offer of employment will be subject to the successful completion of mandatory checks including eligibility to work in the UK, Disclosure Scotland or PVG, qualifications, references, and fitness to undertake the post.  This may also include an Overseas Criminal Records Check if you have spent time living overseas.

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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If you are successful in a role with Perth & Kinross Council, you will have access to a range of benefits to help your physical, mental and financial wellbeing.