BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving.
An opportunity has arisen for a suitable candidate to take on the role of Pavement Engineer in the North East Unit Planned Maintenance team.
This role can be based in our Head Office in Perth or within our Broomhills office in Edinburgh.
Reporting to the Pavement Manager, the Pavement Engineer will assist with the development of the forward programme of pavement maintenance works by identifying, investigating and designing maintenance schemes.
You should have a good knowledge of materials behaviour and the underlying specifications for materials used in the construction of pavements; as well as experience of investigation techniques used for determining deterioration mechanisms. A background in pavement materials engineering/testing and/or development of pavement maintenance designs in line with the DMRB would be beneficial, as well as experience with client liaison on technical issues.
The successful candidate would also assist other members of the team in the development of specific projects, in particular mentoring of technicians and graduates.
Candidates should be qualified to a minimum of HNC level, with additional proven experience working in a pavement/highway/materials engineering setting as an essential requirement; in addition working towards Pavement Engineer certification and/or professional registration is desirable.
We are looking for self-motivated individuals who are interested in progressing their careers by contributing to the delivery of a diverse programme of work. The successful candidates will have good communication skills, be flexible and hold a valid driving licence.
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