SLA04768 - Engineering Officer (Operations) - DFF

South Lanarkshire Council

  • Location: Hamilton
  • £29,162 to £35,312 per annum, Grade 3 Level 4
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SLA04768

Job Description

Community and Enterprise Resources

Location: Montrose House, Montrose Crescent, Hamilton

Hours: 35 hours per week


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and committed individual to join Roads and Transportation as an Engineering Officer within the Operations section of the Hamilton Area Office. You will join a team who are engaged in a diverse range of road maintenance and operational activities.

You must have a broad experience of Civil Engineering works and contracting in a road maintenance environment in particular and be able to demonstrate a good in-depth working knowledge. 

This post in the Area Office requires a broad experience and knowledge of roads contracting and the ability to proactively manage a challenging workload whilst meeting tight timescales and budgets. You must be computer literate, have an up to date knowledge of health and safety and have the ability to travel throughout South Lanarkshire. You will require to participate in emergency rotas as required.



Delivering a Fairer Future – Under the Council’s positive action programme, applications for this post are particularly encouraged from female applicants.

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.
As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

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South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.


Closing Date: 18 October 2018

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