Structures Asset Officer

£22,627 - £24,491
22 Sep 2021
05 Oct 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

These are exciting times for the City, and you will play a pivotal role in delivering, maintaining, and improving the highways infrastructure needed to support our ambitious agendas for growth and economic development. 

We are looking for someone dynamic, competent, and enthusiastic to be primarily responsible for the input, control, and management of all structures related asset data associated with Highway Structure Bridge Asset Management, and Inspection duties and principles.

You will assist in the execution and input of the cyclical programmed Principal and General Inspections of all Highway Bridges structures; including all aspects of asset inspection data in accordance with the inspection of bridges and other structures, as a key part of the Bridge management process employed by UK bridge owners to ensure that these structures are safe and fit for purpose on the Transport Network. You will also help promote, plan, organise, and supervise the delivery of all aspects of the Structures related Inspection programmes, including assisting in databases management, asset in reporting to help achieve service delivery targets, as well as dealing with Customer and Councillor complaints, and general enquiries. Training will be provided to execute the role.

The Highway Maintenance Service consists of 5 Teams covering the City: - Area Highways Team, Strategic Highways Team, Bridges and Structures Team, Highway Electrical Assets Team and Assets and Contracts team. Each Team is managed by a Team Manager. Within the Transport Service they are at the very forefront of the efforts being made by the City Council and other stakeholders to improve, maintain, and develop the transport service in our City, for the benefit of its Citizens, businesses, and visitors. Key to this is the effective successful delivery of all statutory bridge inspection requirements, as well as being part of the Team that will also provide Technical Approvals for all new development construction work proposals, which will have an impact to the Transport Network.

You should generally have an overall competence and experience in some aspect of business management processes, along with some asset management data handling experience, to enable support to the Bridges and structures Team. Experience of managing, maintaining, and manipulating computerised and/or paper-based data/information systems would also be desirable. The role would also suit a someone who has data management and administration competency, with some relevant experience of Highway asset principles, and who thrives on responsibility, continuous performance improvement, and customer focus.

Why Bristol City Council?

At Bristol City Council, we go that extra mile for our people; we offer a work environment which is fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop new ones within a high-profile organisation.

Join us and you will receive a generous rewards package including flexible working and flexi-time, membership of the Local Government Pension scheme, and a generous annual leave allowance. In addition, you will be working in a supportive environment where you will have the chance to make Bristol a better place and contribute to its future.

How do I apply?

If you share our values and are ready to be part of our exciting journey please select the apply button below.

Please note this position is not suitable for job share.

For further information, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification or alternatively, please email Chris Dooley at

Closing date: 5 October 2021.

At Bristol City Council, we value having a workforce as diverse as the City we serve. We therefore welcome, develop and promote people from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applications from young people (16-24 years) Asian and minority ethnic candidates who are currently under-represented within this Service of Bristol City Council. Appointments will be made on merit.