Pertemps Specialist Division are working with one of our public sector clients to recruit an experience Projects Technician to join their team on an initial 6 month contract. Reporting directly to the senior projects engineer, and based in West Lothian, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical assistance in the provision of an effective roads and transportation service comprising network maintenance, public utilities and roadwork co-ordination, road safety, traffic management, traffic signals, development management & transportation planning, project design, structures, street lighting and flood management.
Assist in the design of new works and maintenance improvement related activities for roads, footways, car parks and other road related infrastructure, including developing policies and procedures.
Assist with promotion of Traffic Regulation Orders or similar.
Provide technical assistance and support to the team.
Assist in the development of solutions to a wide range of road and related highway scheme design issues, and organising implementation.
Collection and collation of technical data (e.g. topographical surveys, ground investigations, traffic counts etc.) and prepare reports on the analysis of the data.
Assist with 3rd party insurance claims relating to roads, footways, car parks and other road related infrastructure.
Design and implement works, under supervision, related to roads and transportation functions in line with council procurement rules, best value requirements and within legislative, engineering and other constraints (including report preparation, preliminary and detailed design, specifications and contract documentation, site supervision and financial management).
Deal with general enquiries from elected members, business organisations, the general public and internal and external partners in relation to roads and transportation enquiries.
Deal with the resolution of enquiries or complaints in line with council policies and service standards.
Undertake duties in relation to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations.
Assist in delivering a wide range of statutory road functions and to assist in the work of any of the teams in the Roads and Transportation service as directed by the Roads and Transportation Manager.
Higher National Certificate or equivalent in Civil Engineering or other appropriate professional discipline.
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database software.
Working knowledge of specialist computer software such as AutoCAD, GIS.
Full driving licence
Registration with the Engineering Council at Engineering Technician (EngTech) level or above.
Experience of roads and transportation engineering.
Working knowledge of H&S legislation and demonstrate a high degree of understanding relating to frontline risk management
Experience in local government and/or knowledge of local government working practices.
If you are interested in this role, please apply now.
The deadline for applications will be 23/10/19