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Highways Inspector

  • Job reference: JAMC668
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in North London is looking for a Highways Inspector to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a full relevant qualification, experience dealing with Highways/Streetworks Inspections and ideally a strong background in Local Authority projects.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake the inspection, recording and reporting of street works, licences, highway infrastructure and surface apparatus defects in accordance with street works legislation and associated regulations and codes of practice and other relevant highways legislation.
To deliver a professional service and maximise income for the Council

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

To have a working knowledge and industry accreditation (in the form of City & Guild Supervisors Qualification and Administration of Street Works Notices) with all relevant aspects of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, The Highways Act 1980, The Road Traffic Act 1984 and 1991, the Traffic Management Act 2004, London Local Authority Acts and their associated statutory instruments and Codes of Practices
To be responsible for carrying out the systematic and ad hoc inspections, investigations and surveys of street works, highway works, highway licenses and potential infringements of the highway under relevant legislation ensuring all statutory requirements and conditions are met, recording site data to use in evidence to achieve the necessary compliance or instigate successful enforcement action
To issue notices and other relevant instructions in line with statutory requirements to utility companies, emergency services, contractors and other technical support resources, concerning defective street works including remedial measures to ameliorate dangerous street works and highway surface defects
To systematically record and collate relevant safety and defect inspections and details of works undertaken to demonstrate that the council has used all reasonable measures in the performance of their highway maintenance function in accordance with highway and street works law and related legislation

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £22 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £550 NET p/week after deductions) for the duration of the role. If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.

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