Highway Inspector / Risk Officer

Posted 19 June 2024
Salary £30 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Highway Inspector / Risk Officer
Are you experienced in Safety Inspections? Can demonstrate skills in auditing CDM and inspection procedures, and presenting professional reports?
Carrington West is recruiting a Highway Inspector / Risk Officer to join a client dynamic Highways team. In this pivotal role, you will work closely with the Risk Manager to ensure compliance with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 and fulfil the Council's statutory duties under the Highways Act.
Key Responsibilities:
- Support and Deputise: Assist the Risk Manager in all legislative responsibilities, acting as Deputy CDM Coordinator.
- Risk Assessment: Develop comprehensive risk assessments covering safety, liability, health risks, service continuity, and more.
- Policy Development: Aid in the creation and monitoring of the Highway Safety Inspection policy, ensuring effective delivery.
- Legislation Compliance: Keep up to date with relevant legislation and best practices, advising senior management accordingly.
- Accident Coordination: Collaborate with the Road Safety Partnership on accident investigations and serve as the primary contact for police accident investigators when required.
- Project Coordination: Ensure compliance with CDM Regulations and Health & Safety matters across all projects.
- Documentation Management: Oversee the preparation, review, and issuance of required project documentation, including F10 Notifications, Pre-construction Information, and Health & Safety Files.
- Highway Construction: Extensive experience in highway construction work.
- Safety Inspections: Proven track record in delivering highway safety inspections.
- Audit Processes: Experience in successfully conducting audit processes.
Knowledge, Skills, and Understanding:
- Regulatory Knowledge: Strong understanding of CDM Regulations and the Highways Act.
- Audit Proficiency: Skilled in auditing CDM and inspection procedures and presenting professional reports.
- Planning and Budgeting: Capable of planning, budgeting, and programming tasks effectively.
- Customer Service Excellence: Commitment to high standards of customer service.
Education & Qualifications:
- NEBOSH Certificates: Willing to obtain NEBOSH General Certificate and NEBOSH Construction Certificate.
- Professional Membership: Member of relevant Health & Safety Registers or professional bodies.
- IOSH Managing Safely: Required qualification.
- Numeracy and Literacy: Good levels required.
- H&S Management Experience: Previous experience in H&S construction management.
- Civil Engineering Qualification: HNC in Civil Engineering is advantageous.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
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 Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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