Highway Inspector (Contractor Services)

Ref: /VAC/57934

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Job Type Permanent
Start Date asap
Location Barnet
Salary Negotiable
Contact Debbie Weller

Our client requires a Highways Inspector (Contractor Audits) for a permanent role based in Barnet.

Purpose of Job:

  • To operate within a team of Highway Inspectors undertaking Safety Inspections, Insurance Inspections and Crossover functions in order to effectively and efficiently meet the Councils Network Management duties.
  • Auditing of completed works undertaken by the Highways Term Contractor.
  • To assist the Senior Highways Inspector to ensure that the Inspections and other operations are carried out in accordance with documented procedures and in compliance with recommended codes of practice and to agreed timescales.
  • Ensure the cost effective and efficient co-ordination of required works identified through the inspections including making effective use of internal resources and external contractors as needed.
  • Effectively oversee the works carried out by third party contractors and the Authority to ensure compliance with regard to instructions, specifications, timescales and quality of works.To assist in minimising claims and litigation opportunities by fully documenting all observations from site visits/investigations and ensuring appropriate actions are taken in accordance with documented procedures.
  • Assist the Senior Highways Inspector in developing procedure documents which clearly define operational process and procedures.
  • Assist the Senior Highways Inspector in producing reports as required that demonstrates that process and procedures are being complied with.
  • To assist the Senior Highways Inspector in ensuring that the needs of customers and users of the public highway network in Barnet are met where the Council is responsible, justified and appropriate action is taken to establish and understand these needs and feedback is given.

Qualifications required

Professional qualifications/memberships

    • NRSWA Supervision
    • Member/associate member of a professional institution
    • Substantial experience in local government
    • Some experience in highway engineering and/or management
    • Some Experience of supervising contractors
    • Good knowledge of current legislation

Technical / Knowledge Requirements

    • IT skills
  • An understanding of specialist highway IT packages used for highway network management
  • Experience of using IT software including Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • Project Management
  • Proven track record of monitoring highway works
  • Ability to engage with Senior Officials internally and within Partner/Contractor/Utility organisations

To apply for the role or for further information please contact Debbie on 01524 865516 or email debbie.weller@velosi-intec.com
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