Highways / Street works Inspector

Engineering jobs >> Engineering

Negotiable

Contract

Description

Highways / Street works Inspector

Carrington West are currently helping Southend on Sea Council with their search for a Highways / Street works Inspector. As the Highways / Street works Inspector you will inspect highways to ensure that they are safe for public use and ensure that the appropriate action is taken in respect to any defects identified. You will also inspect and check highway excavations by others (principally Statutory Undertakers), in accordance with the New Roads and Streets Works Act 1991, Highways Act 1980 and any other statute.

What your responsibilities will be:

·To undertake highway condition safety inspections, identifying defects in accordance with stated guidelines and organising appropriate remedial works, recording information collected and action taken.
 
·To make an experienced, subjective assessment of the condition of each street for input into the assessment system for planned reconstruction works.
 
·To identify defects in any street furniture and road markings and to inform the appropriate person or organisation for further action.
 
·To inspect Statutory Undertakers' works in accordance with the provisions of the New Roads and Street Act 1991, the Highways Act 1980, and other statute. To initiate and serve defect notices as required and to justify and argue for remedial works for those responsible for the defect.
 
·To maintain all necessary records in relation to the New Roads and Streets Act 1991, and any subsequent amendments.
 
·To receive emergency complaints from the public, Members and Senior Officers regarding defects in the highway. To investigate those complaints and working within guidelines to instigate remedial works, if appropriate and to inform and explain to the complainant action taken, (if any).
 
·To inspect as required, those sites for which Road Opening Licenses or scaffolding or skip permits have been issued.
 
·To assist the Highway Claims  Officer in responding to those claims which result from alleged defects in the highway, including the provision of written and verbal evidence for court proceedings and appearance in person, if required.
 
·To utilise computer programs and associated computer hardware and to assist in the development and integration of such computing support tools into the highway inspection regime.
 
·To undertake any other duties appropriate to the post.
 
·To effectively contribute to an operational rota to ensure the appropriate cover arrangements are in place until the out of hours team take over
 
·To attend court and act as witness as and when required.
 
·To deal with Customer and third party reports in a timely and efficient manner
 
·To report any issues not relating to Highways through to MySouthend to enable the correct service area to take the appropriate action.
 
To be successful you will have:
 
·Good knowledge of relevant Highways related legislation including and not restricted to:
·New Roads & Street Works Act 1994
·Traffic Management Act 2004
·Safety at Street Works and Road Works Code of Practice
·Highways Act 1980
·Demonstrate a knowledge of the safety implications of working on the highway and be able to identify with the requirements of Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual
·Demonstrate an ability to identify and describe a defect in the highways surface that may become a source of danger to public and which requires repair
·Demonstrate an ability to complete forms in a legible manner describing highways defects and be willing to use computerised systems for data capture and management
 
What you need to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on (phone number removed)

Footnote:

If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington

West on (phone number removed) for more information.
By applying for this position you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us
  • 1
  • Negotiable
  • None
  • None
  • CV-176342
  • Contract
  • 3

How to Apply: Please click here to create a free Pure-jobs.com account and post your resume. Only logged in job seekers can apply for a job.

Find us at:

Never provide bank account, credit card details or any other financial information, or make any form of payment, when applying for a job. If you are ever asked to do this by a recruiter on Pure Jobs please click the Report button or contact us with the advertiser's company name and the title of the job vacancy. You should not send any money to anyone. A genuine employer with a job offer would never ask you to do this.

Report this job
x

Report a job

If you're concerned about a job advert, let us know and our quality team will investigate.

Your name(*)
Invalid Input

Your email address(*)
Invalid Input

Please select you reason(*)

Additional information(*)
Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Get new jobs for this search by email.

Also get an email with jobs recommended just for me.

Create Alert



Subscribe to updates from our blog