Highways Inspector - London Borough - £22ph to £26ph - Long Term Contract
Your new company
This Central London Council are currently recruiting for a Highways Inspector to start ASAP. Working alongside a large and busy team, this is a long term contract and paying a competitive £22ph to £26ph depending on experience.
Your new role
The post holder will be responsible for all inspection activities related to the Highways Service. This will include carrying out a regular programme of inspections within a specified area; checking the quality and quantity of works being carried out by contractors and ensuring accuracy of invoices submitted for payment.
Duties include: To inspect streets, logging and reporting defects on assets such as street furniture, carriageway surfaces and road gullies and raising jobs as necessary. To investigate reports of defects and complaints received from the public and other sources and raising remedial works where necessary.When insurance claims are received, to inspect the site concerned and prepare a report and discuss the claim with insurance representative and attend court as necessary.To act as the "Eyes and Ears" for the Council, ensuring that any matters affecting customer perception identified during inspections are referred to the appropriate team or Business Unit within the Council. To inspect all road closure gates on the public highway and replacing as necessary broken or missing padlocks, and reporting any other defects to the Team Leader.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have a thorough understanding, knowledge and ability to follow guidelines that ensures compliance with Health and Safety at Work, Data Protection and other statutory requirements. An understanding and commitment to promoting and implementing the Council's Equal Opportunities policies. Knowledge and experience of using IT. To undertake any other temporary responsibilities aligned with the overall purpose and grade of the role. To undertake other duties consistent with the basic objectives and/or duties of the post.
What you'll get in return
A long term contract with Flexible working and a competitive hourly rate.
What you need to do now
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