Interim NRSWA Inspector

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Interim NRSWA Inspector
Interim Position

WNC 9888

Posted: 5th August 2022 14:29
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  • Pay Rate:

    £25.00 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim NRSWA Inspector   

Job Ref: WNC 9888 

To undertake the inspection, recording and reporting of Street Works, Permits, Highway infrastructure and surface defects in accordance with street works legislation and associated regulations and code of practice and other relevant highways legislation   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Carry out and record Category A, B & C inspections in line with relevant legislation. Identifying, reporting and recording utility defects on the public highway. Downloading inspection data collected either electronically or in paper form. Meeting representatives from utilities companies to agree on section 72, 74 & 81 defects and remedials.   
  • Monitor the activities of utilities on the highway network. Assist in the development of traffic management measures as required. Deal with matters as required by the legislation and Councils permit scheme for road and street works.  
  • Support the resolution of customer complaints and queries by providing detailed information.  
  • Advise utilities, council staff and contractors undertaking private openings on the technical aspects including materials specification and construction methods detailed in the Code of Practice for reinstatements. Check that both supervisors and operatives present on-site carry accreditation.  
  • To ensure that the Statutory Undertakers adhere to Health and Safety legislation in relation to both on site working practices and aspects associated with work on the highway and safety of the travelling public. In particular, to ensure that Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual is adhered to. Close down sites contravening any legislation with regard to Health and Safety.  
  • To support the Highways and Street Works Co-ordinator/Manager in provision, management and Co-ordination of Street Works.  
  • To demonstrate awareness/understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • NRSWA Act 1991 Supervisor accreditation 
  • Working Knowledge of NRSWA, TMA and Highways Act 
  • Working Knowledge of inspection procedures and standards 
  • Experience of supervising works within the Highway 
  • Competent IT skills including word processing, spreadsheets and electronic mail systems 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with general public, external contractors and internal customers 
  • Ability to prioritise workload, work to deadlines and work well under pressure 
  • Ability to negotiate with third parties to achieve required outcome 


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: WNC 9888
Interim NRSWA Inspector
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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