Streetworks Inspector

Ref No. EMP429672
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
IR35 Status Inside
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An Inspector with experience in Highways, Streetworks, Highway Licensing Enforcement is required for an ongoing contract to start as soon as possible in Central London


NRSWA Accreditation, Permit Scheme, Specification of reinstatement of Highway

The Job

Role Purpose:

The post holder will play a key part in ensuring that Council effectively applies its statutory and legislative obligations in coordinating works; and monitoring and enforcing the works of Statutory undertakes and contractors with particular emphasis on: New Roads and Street Works Act (NRSWA) 1991 Traffic Management Act 2004 London Permit scheme 2010 Road Traffic Act 1984 Highways Act 1980 Code of Practice (CoP) for Inspection 2002 Specification for the reinstatement of opening in the highway (SROH) Code of Practice for the Coordination of works

Example outcomes or objectives that this role will deliver:

To effectively monitor and coordinate all works affecting the public highway using relevant legislation and codes of practice holistically, ensuring that the Council's Network Management Duty is met and, that the integrity of the highway is maintained minimising the Council's capital maintenance budgets. Proactively monitor, Inspect and audit street works against permit conditions and ensure that works are notified correctly, in accordance with the NRSWA, TMA and LoPS, utilising Fixed Penalty Notices as an enforcement tool to drive improvement in performance. To use specialist legislative knowledge to take a lead role in ensuring that NRSWA inspection regimes (sample and defects) are implemented effectively and in line with the Code of Practice for Inspections and the SROH, to ensure that all applicable charges are determined and applied. To investigate and report on complaints received regarding works on the public highway, to resolve identified dangers and hazards and take appropriate action.


The post holder will work with both Internal and External partners such as representatives of Utility Companies, members of the public or other statutory bodies.

Work Environment:

The post Holder will be Carrying out external Inspections throughout the borough. To manage an extensive workload with conflicting demands and priorities ensuring that all inspections are carried out in the agreed legislative timescales. Be resilient and confident in making decisions relating to day to day processes undertaken by the team and the use of applicable legislation To liaise with internal departments, external bodies and members as required

Technical Knowledge and Experience:

  • NRSWA Accreditation (Supervisors Level)
  • Specification of reinstatement of Highway Permit Scheme
  • Traffic Management Act 2004
  • Road Traffic Act 1984
  • Highways Act 1980
  • Safety Code Code of Practice for Inspection's 2002

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