Roadworks Inspector
Transport For London
London
2d ago
  • GeneralPosition Type-Full Time
  • Location : Southwark

    The closing date for applications is 27th August 2019 23 : 59 hours

    You’ll contribute to the improvement in the way activities on the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN) are managed, ensuring safety for our customers and that the disruption caused by roadworks is kept to a minimum to reduce congestion.

  • You’ll also analyse and process roadworks intelligence to trigger enforcement action; assess and report on the quality of roadworks;
  • and conduct remote inspections on the TLRN to ensure compliance.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Perform inspections using CCTV or at sites, recording evidence on personal data capture devices or within bespoke software applications, including sample, defect and investigatory inspections required under the New Roads & Street Works Act (NRSWA), and to capture evidence of road network occupation to mitigate statutory charges being challenged by works promoters, and provide shift rotation coverage (seven days per week) where contracted to do so.
  • For TfL's Permit Scheme, inspect roadworks sites in progress to certify approved permit conditions are being complied with.
  • Manage disruptive incidents that occur during special events or out-of-hours that arise from statutory undertaker works on the TLRN with a view to instruct promoters to implement solutions that mitigate disruption, acting as first point of contact.
  • Attend roadworks site meetings to raise issues relating to unsatisfactory practices.
  • Take action to ensure all traffic management and health and safety requirements on site are met and are not causing unnecessary disruption.
  • Record compliance data and details of rechargeable costs.

  • Manage the receipt, collation and assimilation of intelligence and then conduct analysis to ensure compliance with industry standards, capturing observations and compiling evidential files for breaches of industry standards.
  • Gather intelligence from all other sources of information available, and maintain intelligence databases and audit the level of data submitted, ensuring that all analytics are completed in a timely fashion, to a high quality, and any inconsistencies in results identified.
  • Accountable for understanding the Surface Safety vision of 'Everyone home safe and healthy every day' and being aware of their contribution to the strategy including the 'everyone must' activities identified.
  • Accountable for being aware of the risks associated with the role and complying with the relevant control measures and the requirements of the TfL Health, Safety & Environment Management System.
  • Skills

  • Able to produce and distribute highly detailed and concise reports. (Essential)
  • Systematic approach to problem solving, especially for encouraging other colleagues to meet deadlines. (Desirable)
  • A skilled communicator, able to establish positive and practical working relationships. (Essential)
  • Proficient in MS Office applications. (Essential)
  • Able to manage large volumes of data and resolve queries using own initiative. (Essential)
  • Able to plan, prioritise, organise and balance conflicting demands while working to tight deadlines. (Essential)
  • Able to work as part of a team and provide cover where necessary. (Essential)
  • Knowledge

  • BTEC ONC or higher in civil engineering subject or equivalent, CDM qualified and / or significant work experience. (Desirable)
  • Registered at Supervisor level with the National Streetworks Qualification Register (Desirable)
  • Understanding of traffic management issues and the operation of a road network in a busy congested urban environment. (Essential)
  • Understanding of inspection / survey principles relating to roadworks operations and highway infrastructure. (Essential)
  • Understanding of Chapter 8 of the Traffic Signs Manual and other traffic signs, markings and parking controls. (Essential)
  • Understanding of NRSWA and its associated regulations and codes of practice. (Essential)
  • Understanding of the Traffic Management Act and its associated regulations and codes of practice. (Essential)
  • Understanding of the Highways Act. (Desirable)
  • Holds a full driving licence and is able to drive motor cars and scooters. (Desirable)
  • Experience

  • Experience of representing an organisation with internal and external interests. (Essential)
  • Experience in the roadworks industry. (Essential)
  • Preferable experience of the electronic transfer of notice (EToN) procedures and Street Works Register computer software packages and personal data capture devices. (Essential)
  • Equality and Diversity

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

    Application Process

    Please apply using a two page CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter.

    Please think carefully about the skills, knowledge and experience outlined in the job description and ensure your CV reflects the requirements of the role you are applying for.

    Benefits

    In return for your commitment and expertise, you will enjoy excellent benefits and scope to grow. Rewards vary according to the business area but mostly include :

  • Final salary pension scheme
  • Free travel for you on the TfL network
  • A 75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest free loan
  • 30 days annual leave plus public and bank holidays
  • Private healthcare discounted scheme (optional)
  • Tax-efficient childcare payments
  • Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme
  • Retail, health, leisure and travel offers
  • Discounted Eurostar travel
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