Highways Safety Inspector

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Service Delivery

Career area:
Service Delivery

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CPS is a joint Venture project with Balfour Beatty, Atkins, and Egis. We operate and maintain the M25.

The M25 is the busiest section of motorway in Europe and requires careful and efficient planning of work in order to deliver over £100m of annual investment in the highway infrastructure each year, in addition to planned and reactive maintenance activity.

If you have or are looking for a career in Highways, working on the M25 will give you experience and challenge that no other highways project can offer

Purpose of the role

We are looking for a Safety Inspector to join our service delivery team

You are responsible for carrying out daily driven inspections of the M25 DBFO network to identify defects which pose a risk to road users to work within the Connect Plus Services Technology Services Team maintaining & improving M25 Technology assets

Key responsibilities

This is a Site-based role, so you will be expected to be on the network most of the time

You will be undertaking Highway Safety Inspections across the M25 Network and be responsible for  carrying out daily driven inspections to identify defects which pose a risk to road users. You will be working within one of our depots and carry out weekly inspections on both the Motorway and all purpose trunk roads.

The role is responsible for deciding on what actions are then required to be taken to make safe or rectify those defects including Identification and recording of CAT1 safety defect. The role also requires you to carry out walked safety inspections on a monthly basis

Qualifications/skills required

  • Previous experience of working in a highway maintenance contract
  • Knowledge and experience of highway & Motorway defects
  • Knowledge of highway construction and repair requirements.
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Full driving licence
  • City & Guilds 6033 – Highway Inspection (preferable) or equivalent

 Personal attributes:

  • Strong team player and ability to build relationships with a variety of colleagues
  • Good work ethic, committed and reliable
  • Ability to meet deadlines by organising and planning own workload
  • Good communication skills and can get point across succinctly
  • Be flexible and prepared to work unsociable hours as required
  • Reads and comprehends contract documents.
  • Keeps Inspector’s Daily report of assigned work activities.