NRSWA Inspector – Highways & Transportation

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NRSWA Inspector - Highways & Transportation
Croft, Leicestershire
Contract / Temporary

Leicestershire 0008 1CC3 / 1

Posted: 26th October 2023 16:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £14.43 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working ours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Croft, Leicestershire,

    LE9 3GE

What's involved with this role:

Temporary NRSWA Inspector - Highways & Transportation

Job Ref: Leicestershire 0008 1CC3 / 1

Pay Rate: £14.43 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working ours 

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 3 months

City: Croft, Leicestershire

The role is Hybrid but the inspection process is Leicestershire so needs to be close by and available to support inspections as needed. The manager will be expecting office attendance at least once a week.

The NRSWA Inspector role is to support the delivery of the Council’s responsibility and the function of the Network Management Service by inspecting activities carried out on the highway in relation to regulations, statutory guidance and codes of practice, to ensure compliance and when necessary, take actions and apply penalties to enforce these controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the services are delivered for the benefit of the people of Leicestershire.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with customers and colleagues within the team and across the service.
  • Ensure activities are delivered in the most efficient and effective manner as possible.
  • Support the Network Coordinator to manage enquiries, requests for information, negotiation and disputes
  • Inspect, report on and take remedial action on any reported network issues, as instructed or notified by Network Coordinator or Technician.
  • Arrange meetings with works promoters, or their contractors, to discuss planning or actions required by Network Management
  • Support the coordination process through dialogue or meetings, on site if required, with a works promoter to discuss and agree any actions or controls for the works.
  • Collect evidence to support the application of any action and associated sanction, as a result of inspections.
  • Investigate, report and follow up remedial action on any damage to highway infrastructure caused by contractors during their work. Liaise with the Network Coordinator to apply the relevant notifications to works promoter for their required action.
  • Represent the Council where evidence is required in association with Court cases.
  • To undertake routine sample inspections (NRSWA Category A,B &C) of works carried out by utility (street works) and Highways (roadworks).


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

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

Full, valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.



  1. NVQ4 or equivalent, e.g. BTEC Higher in Civil Engineering.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience working within the highways maintenance or civil engineering sectors.
  3. Experience communicating with a range of audiences, including presentation and telephone skills.
  4. Experience working with utility providers.
  5. Experience Resolving conflict situations.
  6. Experience interpreting and writing technical and non-technical reports and providing technical advice or drawings.
  7. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  8. Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



  1. Knowledge of current highways legislation, including the New Roads & Street Works Act and the Highway Act.
  2. Knowledge of highway inspection procedures and standards.
  3. Knowledge of traffic management legislation and practice.
  4. Knowledge of highways Act and CDM regulations.




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Job Ref: Leicestershire 0008 1CC3 / 1
NRSWA Inspector - Highways & Transportation
Client Category: Local Authority

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