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Highway Inspector 278/38

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Highway Inspector 278/38

  • Location:

    South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Harriet Simmonds

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 051

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Highway Inspector to come and join our bus client in South Yorkshire on an initial 3-month contract basis to do Section 278 and Section 38 inspections.
The main duties of the S278/38 Highway Inspector are:
·To be responsible for the management of highway works to ensure they are in line with the Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004, regarding the notification, inspection and monitoring of developer works and minor/major projects. In particular, to both check and advise  traffic management measures, pursue minimal congestion whilst maintaining safety and is in line with legislation
·To advise Contractors of compliance with approved drawings and to negotiate and agree alternative construction where on-site complications prevent construction in line with proposed design.
·To ensure that Health and Safety legislation is adhered to including both on site working practices and aspects associated with work on the highway and the safety of the travelling public.
·To investigate all issues and report/action as necessary to resolve instances such as: complaints, health and safety matters, member/management concerns and highway network congestion.  
The S278/38 Highway Inspector will have:
·Expert up-to-date knowledge of best practice site working methods
·Expert technical design ability from a construction viewpoint  
·Highest level of organisational skills and the ability to work on one's own initiative as well as part of a team to achieve results
·Ability to undertake site surveys, sometimes in difficult weather or terrain
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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