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Streetworks Technician

  • Location:

    Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £24k - 27k per year

  • Contact:

    Tony Hutt

  • Contact email:

    Tony.hutt@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 030

  • Job ref:

    JO0000026391

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Streetworks Technician
Responsible to: Team Leader
 
My client are a leading highways service provider, working with local Authorities across the United Kingdom.
The post holder will play a key part in ensuring compliance with all aspects of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, the Traffic Management Act 2004 and associated Codes of Practice.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
To be responsible for overseeing the procedures associated with Statutory & Private Undertakers and TfB highway works under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA), Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), and the Highway Maintenance Act 1980 including:
 
To inspect sites in accordance with the National Code of Practice for Inspections.
To ensure that the National Specification for Reinstatements of Openings in the Highway has been adhered to.
To liaise with Statutory and Private Undertakers as necessary.
To ensure the requirements of the Buckinghamshire Roadworks Permit Scheme are adhered to.
 
To be responsible for gathering and collating evidence in relation to the enforcement of NRSWA, and in particular Sections 56, 60, 66 and 74, and assist in the timely submission of such evidence to the Statutory Undertakers and TfB.
 
To be responsible for gathering and collating evidence in relation to the enforcement of TMA Parts 3, 4 and 5 and assist in the timely submission of the required evidence to the relevant parties involved.
 
To be responsible for gathering and collating information in relation to TMA Part 6 - Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions
 
To assist with the delivery of statutory obligations under TMA Part 2 and CoP for Co-ordination of Street works and Road works and associated matters, under the direction of the Senior Streetworks Compliance Officer.
 
Liaise with members of the public, Area Office Staff, Local Councils, other County Council Departments and other authorities on matters related to NRSWA and TMA.
 
To use the TfB Management Systems for recording correspondence, and maintaining appropriate records.
 
As required by the Team Leader - Streetworks Inspections, to complete such highway inspection of a more general nature as can be combined with inspection of road openings and to take sufficient note of these so that they can be itemised and quantified.
 
Consider applications for Licences and Permits, where appropriate, to Conduct Street Works and Install Apparatus.  Attend site meetings as required and assist in the issue of Licences when approved by the Licencing Officer.
 
The post holder has a responsibility to report and deal with any emergency or potential danger that makes a highway unsafe for the public regardless of time of day or night.
 
To be aware of and implement relevant quality and performance standards.
 
To adhere to all Health and Safety requirements of TfB and to take an active and engaged approach to Health and Safety.
 
To act as an ambassador for company at all times
 
To carry out any other task requested by the Team Leader Streetworks Inspections commensurate with the level of the post.
 
Qualifications:
New Roads and Street Works Act Accreditation
Engineering technical qualification
Highways maintenance vocational course
 
Knowledge
NRSWA legislation
NRSWA Specification and Codes of Practice
Traffic Management Act and Codes of Practice
Highways maintenance knowledge
Computer literate
Customer care skills
CDM/Health and Safety knowledge
Contract procedure knowledge
Geographical knowledge of area
Roadworks Permit Schemes
 
Experience:
Operational application of NRSWA
Co-ordination of Street Works
Liaison with contractors and third parties
Site supervision
Health and Safety Risk Assessment
Responding to emergencies
Production of contracts, works orders