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Highway Inspector

Job Description

Dutton Recruitment are currently seeking a Highway Inspector for work based in South Yorkshire.

The successful candidate will carry out a proactive role in operating and developing a highway inspection system for the highway network in an area of Rotherham.

Key Duties/Areas of Responsibility

  • Carry out highway, street works and condition inspections in accordance with the Codes of Practice, including the use of IT, and to process data into the highway pavement management system.
  • Identify, record in appropriate formats, classify defects and other work required on highway surfaces and street furniture, whilst liaising with statutory undertakers as necessary.
  • Give guidance to other technical staff and advice to members of the public.
  • Liaise with other departments and outside bodies to provide a fully integrated and co-ordinated delivery of services.
  • Attend meetings such as Area Assembly's, Parish Councils etc and provide information and updates on forthcoming works / events.
  • Measure, prepare and issue highway maintenance tasks to the Delivery team or Contractor, including budgetary control.
  • Investigate complaints and reports from members of the public including Councillors' Surgery Reports and instigate action as required to provide a customer responsive service.
  • Contribute to the continuous business re-engineering and improvement of the basic highway maintenance function from inspection schedules through to construction on site.
  • Prepare reports and information for Council, internal management and other relevant bodies both internal and external.
  • Assist in the control of activities of any person or statutory body within the highway under the provisions of the Highways Act 1980 or Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005.
  • A valid UK Driving Licence is essential to qualify for the role.
  • If you wish to be considered for the role, then please click on "Apply Now" to submit a CV, or call us directly on 01709 794000.

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