Highways Inspector £25,750.00 GBP Year Ref: AM10222

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

To collect data relating to safety and future improvements so as to safeguard the travelling public, client and Amey, and assist the Senior Highway Inspector in all activities relating to inspections, including the production of reports that meet specified requirements and Utilities working on the highway.

What will this role involve?

Ensure accurate and effective collation of data
Carry out inspections in accordance with the Well Maintained Highways Code of General Practice and our Client’s Code of Practice
Ensure contract compliance on data quality management issues
Develop timely and accurate reports
Comply with the relevant health and safety legislation
Communication with third party claims team to provide evidence in the defence of third party claims
Assist with the establishment and implementation of a programme of inspections and investigations
Assist with project administration as required
Record time accurately in project control systems
Attend court to assist with the rebuttal of claims against the Highway Authority
Liaise with the OCR and staff to ensure planning, operations and works are completed on time
The effective use of validations, inspections, sanctions and charges to assist in the overall administration, inspection and enforcement of controls on the highway network (including control processes, e.g. discharges, overgrown hedges, encroachment, obstructions, etc.);
That routine customer enquiries have been addressed, including liaison with the public or other highway stakeholders and issuing standard letters as appropriate
Pro-active co-ordination of all activities on the highway network;
To check, review and approve applications for permits and licences;
The appropriate use of enforcement techniques, if necessary leading to the serving of notices and formally representing SCC;
Adherence to appropriate parts of the Highways Act 1980, New Roads and Street
Works Act 1991 (as amended by the TMA 2004) and Traffic Management Act 2004 (and any other legislation) in relation to highway control processes (e.g. TTRO’S, temporary traffic controls, skips, scaffolds, defects, overrun charging, FPN’s, etc.) and implementing the application of these statutory duties.
Quality of statutory undertaker’s reinstatements, or other such street furniture, meet the national requirements of the specification, regulations and guidance;
Liaison and dialogue with the public or other highway stakeholders with regard to highway activities whether licensed or unlicensed;
That the highway is kept free from obstructions, including the need to issue standard letters to secure their timely removal;
A close working relationship with Network Co-ordinators to focus resources on the areas where disruption is more likely;
The effective use of validations, inspections, sanctions and charges to assist in the overall administration, inspection and enforcement of controls on the highway network;
That routine customer enquiries have been addressed, including liaison with the public or other highway stakeholders and issuing standard letters as appropriate;
Also to ensure close co-operation with the Operations/other service delivery teams in respect of safety and non-safety related defects are identified, reported and repaired in a timely fashion
Complete minor repairs
Undertake call out duties

What are we looking for?

Full current driving licence
Appropriate qualification to relevant trade with extensive knowledge of relevant legislation and Codes of Practice
Appropriate legislative and compliance HSEA training
Relevant Inspectors courses and qualifications, including defect identification, monitoring and recording
Qualifications specifically defined by clients including Professional Membership where deemed appropriate
Relevant processes and procedures
IT Literate
Knowledge of the network
Excellent communication skills (verbal/written) and be able to manage stakeholders at all levels
Good all round project management knowledge
Self-Motivated
Able to work alone and prioritise workload
Able to work under pressure
Personal Highway Safety (PHS) certified
CSCS touch screen health and safety (minimum)

What makes this role unique?

You will be responsible for the collection of data relating to safety and future improvements so as to safeguard the travelling public, client and Amey.

Publicada el 09-07-2019

Área funcional: Ingeniería

Stoke On Trent, Midlands del Oeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent