Engineer (Civil & Structural) MOR02319

The Moray Council

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Job Description

The Consultancy provides a wide variety of services to the Council. These include the design and maintenance of bridges and structures, road design, flood risk management 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.
Significant structural engineering experience
Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent construction related discipline with a significant element of structural engineering design.
Adaptable. Resourceful.
Familiar with general-purpose software such as word processing, databases and spreadsheets.
Track record of developing good relationships in teams.
Self-confident and self-motivated
Good analytical and numerical skills.
Working knowledge of AutoCAD.
Experience of the design and maintenance of bridges and highway structures
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/van.
Effective communication skills both oral and written.
Ability to relate to others in the team.
Helpfulness to colleagues and customers.
Willingness to accept direction/delegation
Manual and physical dexterity for working out doors
Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service
Ability to work in a shared office
Ability to work in different offices dependant on the needs of the service

Closing Date:28 July 2017
Salary: £32,025 to £36,663
36.25 hours per week
£17.35 to £19.26 per hour

Proposed interview date: 17 August 2017

For further information contact: Neil Fotheringham 01343 563763

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