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Bridge Inspector

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/91641/10944
  • Published: Fri 30/10/2020, 9:41 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 to £39,246 per annum depending on experience and progression
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Guildford

Do you have an interest in pursuing a career within engineering? If yes, then this is a great opportunity to build your career with an organisation which will train and invest in you.

About SCC and ETI

Surrey County Council (SCC) is responsible for several local public services in Surrey. The Environment, Transport and Infrastructure (ETI) directorate within SCC is responsible for a wide range of services including highways, transport, planning, countryside and waste management. These services are critical for people living, working and travelling through Surrey, delivered by the county council or in partnership.

About the Team

We are setting  up a new team to carry out the Bridge Inspections throughout the County, you will be the lead of the team evolving and making this area of the business effective and efficient

The role is part of the Infrastructure Team within the Network and Asset Management Group comprises of 17 staff who are responsible for influencing and embedding the Highways Asset Strategy as it relates to the management of structures, drainage and VRS assets and translating the Asset Strategy into an annual works programme.   The Infrastructure Schemes Team works in collaboration with its private sector delivery partner to design and commission works and is also responsible for planning and carrying out Bridge Inspections on 1,200 structures, the role also has an involvement with structures owned by other organisations such as Network Rail and Highways England.

You will be carrying out inspections and surveys to structures and assets on the network.

About you

This is an exciting challenge for a individual with strong interpersonal skills in the Highways and Structures sector. To be shortlisted for an interview for this position, your application and supporting statement will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of working within Highways and Structures Inspection Teams
  • An ability to work on own and be a good performing team player
  • Flexibility to work as the job demands

For more information please refer to job description below.

Job Details

What is a PDP role?

This position is a professional development programme (PDP), as such, this position spans over three grades (PS7, PS8, PS9) with salary ranges from £27,641 to £39,246. The 3 relevant job profiles are attached at the bottom of this advert. The successful candidate will be appointed on a grade and salary depending on skills, abilities, qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will benefit from training, mentoring and an accelerated pay progression upon meeting the knowledge, responsibility and skills' objectives agreed until the final PS9 grade is achieved.

We can offer you:

  • A healthy work-life balance; Flexible working is supported where possible, including working from home or from one of the hot desking facilities at a number of County Council sites.
  • A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role.
  • 26 days annual leave (rising to 28 after the completion of 2 years’ service)
  • A generous local government salary-related pension

For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Additional Information

Contact Details

For further discussion prior to applying please contact Hiring Manager by email lloyd.allen@surreycc.gov.uk .

How to apply

Please apply via Surrey County Council's recruitment portal by completing a questionnaire, uploading your CV and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the requirement of this role.

Closing date for applications:  27th November at 23:59

Interview:  Week commencing 7th December (via video link) or at Merrow Depot Guildford GU4 7BQ.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

Company Information

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/91641/10944
  • Published: Fri 30/10/2020, 9:41 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 to £39,246 per annum depending on experience and progression
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Guildford

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