Permit and Enforcement Inspector

Permit and Enforcement Inspector

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Highways & Transportation

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20 - £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Joanne Smith

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8972

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


Permit & Enforcement Inspector  - Merseyside

Our Client in Merseyside is currently seeking a PermiSupervise the activities of statutory undertakers and other contractors to ensure compliance with Halton Borough Council procedures and standards, legislative and health & safety standards.

You will be required to:

Carry out core and sample inspections of works undertaken on the highway to ensure compliance with relevant Acts, codes of practice, Council policies, contract specifications and required quality standards.
Ensure that core and sample inspections carried out meet target inspection rates.
Carry out inspections to ensure compliance with permits, licences and legal notices for skips, scaffolding, hoardings, A boards and obstructions on the highway. Refer issues to appropriate colleagues as necessary (eg overhanging vegetation, illegal vehicle access crossings, obstructions).
Carry out inspections to ensure correct procedures are followed in relation to road closures and associated traffic diversions.
Report findings from inspections and checks (either verbally or in writing) including photographic evidence to the Permit & Enforcement Manager.
Liaise with Permit Scheme Technicians and the Permit & Enforcement Manager to ensure that streetworks across the Borough are well coordinated to minimise disruption to users of the highway.
Investigate and resolve where possible issues raised in relation to streetworks and provide feedback to members of the public and other stakeholders.
Provide the Permit & Enforcement Manager with advice and support on matters related to streetworks customer care.
Keep accurate records of inspections, checks and other interactions with statutory undertakers, contractors, the general public and other stakeholders,
Liaise with statutory undertakers and other contractors/developers to report on works progress and to track outstanding works.
Monitor the performance of statutory undertakers and contractors and take necessary action to ensure acceptable performance.
Monitor duration of works on the highway, agree extensions where necessary and provide evidence of Section 74 overrun charges to Permit Technicians.

Education and Qualifications

5 GCSEs (grade C and above) to include English and Maths or equivalcnt 
Current NRSWA accreditation desireable
• Formal qualification in highway engineering/related work area or equivalent experience

Experience • Experience of working as part of a team and on own Initiative
• Experience of producing basic financial reports
• Experience of providing good • Experience of working in a local authority
• Experience in hghways maintenance/construction/ reinstatement Application, Interview & Assessment

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don’t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.