Highways Inspector

Do you have an inspection background in highways or a related area and looking for a new challenge? Do you enjoy being out on site but would like a regular daytime working pattern and more freedom to manage your own workload?

We have an exciting opportunity to join our friendly team in the Yorkshire North East based at the Bradbury Outstation as a Highways Inspector, carrying out inspections on our routes and highways assets around the North East.

Ideally you should live within an hour’s commute from the Depot. 

You will receive a salary in the range of £28,190 - £29,890 + 12.5% Shift allowance.

Your New Role 

Reporting to the Inspector?Team Manager, you will work individually or with another team member to complete asset condition and safety inspections, survey works and signing off on quality of asset repairs. 

Working patterns can be flexible by agreement with the team manager but contractually your working hours per week will be 37 hours. There is also a requirement which may involve working unsociable hours on rotation. An on-call uplift payment is included within the basic salary. 

We also provide a package formal training including NRSWA supervisor and Highway Inspector Lantra / City & Guilds courses.

You will be required to drive as part of your role and you will need to have a full clean driving license to be considered for this position and during employment. 

What You’ll Be Leading On: 

  • Carrying out regular driven Safety Inspections, reporting and raise work requests for high priority safety defects 
  • Carrying out cyclical and ad-hoc driving and walking asset inspections on the network in line with agreed schedules, procedures and standards, recording all asset conditions and findings (e.g defects and causes) 
  • Monitoring event signage and illegal signage and escalating any issues  
  • Supporting regional engineering teams in planning activities by collecting and sharing up to date asset condition and inspection information  
  • Prioritising health, safety and wellbeing needs of customers and colleagues in in all activities  

To Be Successful:

  • Knowledge or experience of undertaking highways asset condition inspections, Or equivalent inspections experience in other sectors 
  • Knowledge or experience of highway asset maintenance and legal aspects of highways maintenance/inspection 
  • Good understanding of Health and Safety applicable to highway maintenance works 
  • Good IT and data collection skills, ideally with the ability to use data capture devices 
  • Ability to manage own workload whilst working as part of a team 

A bit about us

Making sure our customers have safe and reliable journeys is at the heart of everything we do in Operations. We keep the roads open for business and play a key role in making sure the network we manage is fit for purpose today and for the future. 

Want to know more?

To request a copy of the role profile, please contact hrhighwaysengland@mailgc.cx.ukg.oraclecloud.com quoting reference number #4882

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Contract Type
£28,190 - £29,890
Start Date
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