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Street Works Inspector

  • Location:

    Central Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £22 - 23 per hour

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Street Works Inspector

We are currently looking for a NRSWA Inspector to join a busy Street Works team on a contract basis in Bedfordshire.
Reporting to the Network Manager, you will work alongside a busy team of NRSWA Inspectors and Coordinators, ensuring all Street Works activities undertaken on the highway network are inspected and compliant.

Key work areas and duties:

·Oversight of a specific geographical area, to be first point of contact for all highways related issues, both in the urban / metalled surface and rural / soft surface contexts.
·To assist with first level inspections for all highways related issues
·Inspect and supervise Statutory Undertakers and other works, including the re-instatement of the public highway in accordance with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) so as to maintain the structural integrity of the highway asset.
·To source, prepare and present evidence for court proceedings, inspection charges and negotiating follow-up invoices and disputes, and ensure appropriate invoices are raised to recover costs.
·Have responsibility for negotiating penalty, defect and fixed penalty notice charges and negotiating follow-up invoices and disputes, and ensure appropriate invoices are raised so as to recover costs.
·Assist with the co-ordination of events and works in the public highway.
·To authorise and record in the Streetworks register the extension, early starts and challenges to work durations for all works in the highway and the associated notices and approve temporary signal applications.
·Investigate and take action on public complaints or enquiries relating activities on the highway by Statutory Undertakers and others.
·Liaise with stakeholders, members of the public, local representatives, Council staff, adjacent authorities, bus operators and emergency services on matters related to Traffic Management Act and NRSWA. Assist in operating and maintaining the computer systems relating to NRSWA and Traffic Management Act.
·To assist in the management of the network in times of emergency, or other need, as directed by the Technical Lead.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email

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 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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