Cat2 Design Technician

  • Location: Perth
  • Category: Engineering
  • Salary: Competitive
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BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of trunk road network, tackling a multitude of interesting and challenging tasks of varying complexity to keep Scotland moving.

We take pride in offering a dedicated and flexible approach such that we deliver on our client’s needs and aspirations, and this is underpinned by recruitment, development, and retention of a locally based workforce.

An opportunity has arisen for a suitable candidate to take on the role of CAT 2 Design Technician in the Planned Maintenance team of the North West unit.

Reporting to the CAT 1 / 2 Design Team Leader, the CAT 2 Design Technician will design and deliver routine maintenance operations. They will be responsible for taking their assigned schemes from inception to completion, while assisting the CAT 1 / 2 Design Team Leader.

Our ideal candidates should have a good knowledge of current design standards and experience working in accordance with CDM 2015.

Candidates should be qualified to HNC level.

  • Responsibilities and Activities:
  • Design, preparation and supervision of Routine Maintenance works under the threshold value of £50,000.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, environmental and quality procedures that form part of the integrated management systems.
  • Planning, programming and delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Undertaking designs in accordance with the DMRB & SHW.
  • Preparing and delivering operations in compliance with the CDM Regulation 2015
  • Preparation and management of scheme and site files.
  • Management and supervision of supply chain contractors.
  • Management of health and safety requirements for specified schemes.
  • Preparation of statement of intent and construction bids.
  • Understand traffic management requirements, construction methods, materials and works programming.
  • Liaison with stakeholders.
  • Supervision of site operations
  • Inspection & measurement of completed works
  • Comply with all BEAR Scotland policies and procedure.


  • Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Working knowledge of Contract Control and Management System.
  • Knowledge of current design standards.
  • Knowledge of temporary traffic management requirements.
  • Ability to comply with relevant Health and Safety legislation.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages and AutoCAD.
  • Ability to produce innovative solutions.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to solve problems.
  • Self motivated and pro-active.
  • A full approved UK driving license.


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