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Highways Inspector

  • Location:

    Merthyr Tydfil

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £375 per day

  • Contact:

    Evan Brookes

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  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    9 Months

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An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Highways Inspector to join a market leading consultancy to work on the A465 project in south Wales. This is an initial 9 month contract, working Monday to Friday with the opportunity for night and weekend work. This position is based on site and falls inside IR35.
·Inspector working as part of the Designer's Site Representative team to ensure that these Works are constructed:
oin accordance with the certified design and appropriate standards; and
oin accordance with Contractors' quality systems (Inspection Test Plan [ITP] etc)
·Review the appropriate Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), prior to monitoring the works, providing comments to the Contractor on perceived issues with compliance with the certified design and / or concerns over safety;
·Attendance/review and signing of ITP/Checklists for Witness (of tests), Inspection / Surveillance and Hold points.
oStructures, roadworks and drainage elements
·Assist in responding to Technical Queries.
·Complete a daily diary of all construction activities in relevant section.
·Taking of progress photographs.
·Monitoring and recording of site progress against long-term baseline and short-term 'lookahead' programmes.
·Record Contractor's Non-Conformances (NCRs) with design and assist with close-out.
·Comply with all Health, Safety and Environment requirements and identify improvement opportunities by raising safety observations where appropriate.
·Previous experience of working on large highways / motorways / infrastructure projects;
·Sound knowledge and understanding of Specification for Highways Works (SHW) and Highway Construction Details.
·Sound knowledge and understanding of structures, earthworks, and drainage;
·Excellent record keeping skills for the completion of site inspection forms and daily records;
·Experience and competence for driving 'Chapter 8' liveried vehicles within Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) and off-road;
·CSCS Card - essential
·Safety Critical Medical certified as 'Fit to Work' - essential
·Energy and enthusiasm with trustworthy character
For more information, click APPLY NOW or call Evan Brookes on 02393 876025.
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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Evan Brookes at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information.
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