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Highway Inspector

Ref no. BHN555306
Location Berkshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 3 months+
Job status Closed

Job summary

  • Our client is looking for Senior Drainage Engineer to join a busy team here who strive to push each other every day.

Key skills required for this role

Highway Inspector, NRSWA and/or street work qualification, Highways Act 1980


NRSWA and/or street work qualification AND knowledge of the Highways Act 1980

Job description


  • This is a temporary full time role for 37 hours per week. The post will be required up until the end of March 2024 which may be extended on a monthly basis. Work tasks include office based tasks, site-based tasks, and highway inspections. You can be expected to be office/site based 3 to 4 days per week & working from home/office 1 to 2 days per week. You will be expected to provide your own vehicle, for which mileage will be paid.
  • These can include tasks such as assessing highway defects for prioritisation, insurance claims, highway encroachments, dropped kerb applications, updates to the national street gazetteer, highway enforcement & issuing notices, highway adoption queries and stopping up requests and highway licenses. Meetings and liaison with the Council's contractor including ordering works. You may also be involved with assisting planned works.

Qualifications / Experience:

  • A sound knowledge of highway construction and defect identification.
  • an understanding of highways asset management.
  • a high level of communication skill, both verbally & in writing.
  • Local Authority experience in a Highway department.
  • Knowledge & application of the Highways Act 1980.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft suite of products and other software applications.

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