Highways Inspector

Posted 09 November 2023
Salary £25,450 - 34,814 per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Highways Inspector
- Salary: £25,450 - £34,814
- Location: Cornwall
- Working Hours: 37 hours per week
- Work Base: Hybrid, involving a combination of remote work from home, office presence, and on-site duties
About the Role
My client is actively seeking individuals to join their dynamic estate's adoption team as Highways Infrastructure Inspectors / Assistant Infrastructure Inspectors. This team is responsible for overseeing the adoption process of new roads, footways, and drainage systems on behalf of Cornwall Council throughout the entire county. They are looking for dedicated professionals who can serve as on-site representatives.
Working closely with the Adoption Engineers, the selected candidates will assume the crucial role of ensuring that developers adhere to the Council's specifications and approved plans while constructing roads and footpaths.
Key Responsibilities:
·Conducting on-site visits within designated areas and engaging with developers and their construction teams.
·Thoroughly inspecting construction activities and verifying the suitability of materials being utilized.
·Documenting inspection findings accurately.
·Reviewing and analysing test results related to construction materials and processes.
·Identifying any encountered issues and collaborating with Adoption Engineers and developers to devise effective solutions.
The following qualifications and experience are essential:
·Experience in highway construction practices, design and/or maintenance and techniques including sustainable drainage systems
·Understanding of the Highways Act particularly relating to S278 and S38 agreements
·Relevant professional qualifications and/or membership in an appropriate professional body
·Knowledge of NRSWA 199
By joining our team, you will benefit from an employee package that includes:
·A generous pension scheme with employer contributions.
·Access to an employee discount scheme and participation in well being events.
·Holiday entitlement starting at 23 days and increasing to 28 days with service (pro-rata for part-time), in addition to bank holidays.
·Participation in the Cycle to Work scheme.
·Flexibility in working hours and the option for remote work.
·Support and investment in your ongoing training and professional development.
·Opportunity to become a Safeguarding Advocate, Health & Wellbeing Champion, and Mental Health First Aider.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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 professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email Jordan.townley@carringtonwest.com for more information.
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