Street Works Inspector- Traffic Management

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Street Works Inspector- Traffic Management
Brixton, Lambeth
Interim Position

Lambeth RQ714489

Posted: 2nd November 2022 10:08
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  • Pay Rate:

    £127.89 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months.

  • Brixton, Lambeth,

    SW2 1RW

What's involved with this role:


Interim Street Works Inspector- Traffic Management

Reference no: Lambeth RQ714489

Pay Rate: £127.89 per day PAYE

Full Uk Driving License required

The post-holder will assist in ensuring that the Council’s duties under the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Traffic Management Act 2004 & The London Permit Scheme are discharged properly, efficiently and effectively in order to reduce disruption to the public highway to enable the Council to fulfil its network management duty.


Key responsibilities:

  • Inspect Street Works activities throughout the borough
  • Report on works in progress, overruns, defective apparatus, defective reinstatements
  • Monitor sites throughout the guarantee period.
  • Use Borough Knowledge on activities and events in order to help reduce unnecessary disruption to the network
  • Ensure compliance to high way regulations and codes of practice and when necessary, take actions and apply penalties to enforce these controls
  • Attend site in case of emergencies


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


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Good standard of education including English and Mathematics at GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent).
  • Highways Inspector accreditation or equivalent
  • NRSWA Act 1990 Supervisory Card
  • Working knowledge within the highways maintenance or civil engineering sectors.
  • Experience of working with utility providers.
  • Knowledge of current highways legislation, including the New Roads & Street Works Act and the Highway Act.
  • Experience of highway inspection procedures and standards.


Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to interpret maps, plans and engineering drawings
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise work.
  • Good IT skills, including the use of specific highways software such as WDM
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to form relationships at all levels and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work to deadlines in a high pressurised environment
  • Ability to analyse and summarise complex information
  • Ability to challenge and negotiate
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team


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  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. Full Driving licence, access to a vehicle or access to means of mobility support
  5. 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: Lambeth RQ714489
Street Works Inspector- Traffic Management
Client Category: Local Authority

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