Structures Inspection Team Leader

Structures Inspection Team Leader

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  • Sector:

    Building, Construction & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hazel Caine

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8976

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Structures Inspection Team Leader – Permanent - Kent

Job Summary:   Engaged in the management, supervision and production of principal and general inspections of highway structures in Area 4. Identifies structures asset defects/ needs and passes these to the Structures Asset Development Team.

Main responsibilities:

•  From the agreed programme, manage the planning, implementation and reporting of General and principal inspections, coordinating Subcontractors, assisting and mentoring the inspection team as and when required

•  Assist the Structures Steward in managing Highways England’s risk requirements for the asset, such as load management, scour etc

•  Assist the Structures Steward in ensuring the highways structures stock is maintained in SMIS, including archive info and review of all scheme as-built information to ensure SMIS is maintained in an appropriate manner

•  Identifying highway structure renewal needs and entering these onto the business asset need management system such that they feed into the structures asset development teams forward programme of renewal activities

•  Assist the Structures Steward in delivering information to third parties wishing to interface with highway structures, such as statutory undertakers and consultants, providing advice and information as required

Qualifications & Experience needed:
  • Academic qualifications/level of education
  • HND/HNC level in engineering or equivalent.
  • Specific Skills    Good IT literacy in MS Office or equivalent
  • Valid UK driving licence.             
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Sector Scheme 31 Senior Inspector accreditation
  • Able to work at height
  • Understanding of highway structures
  • Understanding of all aspects of highway structures including design, assessment, construction and inspection.
  • Good knowledge of SMIS
  • Knowledge of bridge inspection to Highways England standards
  • Strong awareness of Health and Safety legislation
  • Good team player able to build strong relationships
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude to learning and delivering outcomes
  • Able to use own initiative identify & solve problems
  • Possess a flexible approach to working hours including working at night
  • Ability to identify & solve problems

  • Experience of inspection of highway structures to HE standards
  • Experience of structural maintenance in a MAC / ASC/LA environment

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