Service Care Solutions Ltd

Highways Inspector

A Local Authority based in North London is looking for a Highways Inspector/Compliance Officer to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Highways/Engineering qualification, NRSWA ticket, extensive experience with highways inspections and compliance matters and ideally experience in a similar local authority or highways role.


The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for day to day inspection and enforcement regimes for New Roads and Street works Act, Highways Act and highways safety inspections and report on conditions and bring about improvements.

Also to take action as appropriate including the service of formal notices in accordance with established procedures, working with the Police, Council departments or partner agencies as appropriate.



The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;


Street works supervisor qualification and current registration, or relevant experience.


Highway Maintenance Inspection qualification


A working knowledge of relevant Health, Safety and Welfare legislation and approved Codes of Practices


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the London Permit Scheme


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and New Roads and Street Works Act 1991


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the Highways Act 1980


Understanding of the political context and environment of Local Government



The main responsibilities associated with the role are as follows;


Deputise for the Network Team Leader as necessary to ensure continuance of service delivery.


To provide a lead role within New Roads and Streetworks Act, Highways Act and Highways maintenance, acting as a coach and providing expert guidance to other Technical Officers and Technical Support Officers designated to support them in delivering effective services.


To be responsible for day to day inspection and enforcement regimes for statutory street works and highways safety and enforcement inspections and report on conditions to bring about improvements


To deliver the Councils statutory functions by ensuring street works activities comply with the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 and the Traffic Management Act 2004 and all associated codes of practice including the London Permit Scheme



The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £25 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£620 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 .


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