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Streetworks Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC691
  • Location: Wirral, Merseyside
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in Merseyside is looking for a Streetworks Manager to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have a HNC or equivalent qualification in Highways or Traffic Management, extensive experience within streetworks and ideally a strong background in Local Authority projects.

The main purpose of the role is to lead for Council's as Streetworks permit authority by managing activities that impact on movement of traffic on the highway. Also you will ensure that external contractors and providers co-operate in sharing programme information and comply with regulations regarding safe working, occupancy of the network and standards of reinstatements.

The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;

Responsible for achieving the statutory number of sample inspections is achieved for each utility to ensure performance targets are achieved, and that income is secured in accordance with the regulations.
Co-ordinate street works and road works as defined by legislation and associated regulations and codes of practice in order to minimise disruption and hazards to the public.
Responsible for the coordination of works on the highway, including management of the occupancy of the network by utilities and other providers.
Liaison with other departments, elected members, and outside organisations such as police, transport authority and other highway authorities and to represent the Authority on joint groups relating to streetworks co-ordination.
Preparation of inspection and defect charging reports in order to issue fines for charges relating to Section 74 of the New Roads and Streetworks Act.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

HNC in a civil engineering, highways or traffic management related subject
Demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development in relation to the field of road safety and general management.
Experience in budget management and reporting.
Extensive experience in partnership working/project collaboration.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such, are offering £30 p/hr Umbrella ltd (approx. £730 p/week NET 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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