Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector

Job Type:
Contract
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
West Midlands
Location:
Worcestershire
Salary:
£20 to £25 per hour
Posted:
21/06/2018
Recruiter:
Carrington West
Job Ref:
JO0000013854

Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector

Carrington West is recruiting for a Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector for a client in Worcestershire.

The Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector will join client’s team

Main Activities & Responsibilities:

1.To be responsible for the management of highway works to ensure they are in line with the Traffic Management Act (TMA) 2004, regarding the notification, inspection and monitoring of developer works and minor/major projects. In particular, to both check and advise traffic management measures, pursue minimal congestion whilst maintaining safety and is in line with legislation
2.To provide an over sight service to all project managers regarding progression of their projects on site ensuring they are to the correct design and specification and in line with the TMA. Project Managers will be based in internal groups such as development control, transport planning or for major projects as assigned through the term consultancy contract.
3.To advise contractors on the technical aspects of Worcestershire Design Guide, and Design Manual Roads and Bridges specifically, including materials specifications, alignment and construction methods.
4.To advise Contractors of compliance with approved drawings and to negotiate and agree alternative construction where on-site complications prevent construction in line with proposed design.
5.To ensure that Health and Safety legislation is adhered to including both on site working practices and aspects associated with work on the highway and the safety of the travelling public.
6.To represent the
7.as a witness in Court providing evidence regarding site observations and instructions.
8.To investigate all issues and report/action as necessary to resolve instances such as: complaints, health and safety matters, member/management concerns and highway network congestion.

Generic Accountabilities:

�To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training
�To undertake other such duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job
�To undertake health and safety duties commensurate with the job and/or as detailed in the Directorate’s Health and Safety Policy
�The duties described in this job description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent

Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector will have

Expert knowledge of Design Manual Roads and Bridges, Highways Act, Traffic Management Act, New Roads and Street Works Act and all relevant Health and Safety legislation
�Expert up-to-date knowledge of best practice site working methods
�Expert technical design ability from a construction viewpoint
�Excellent communication skills demonstrating tact and diplomacy
� Proficiency in IT, including using Microsoft Office suite of software and Geographical Information Systems.
�Highest level of organisational skills and the ability to work on one's own initiative as well as part of a team to achieve results
�Ability to undertake site surveys, sometimes in difficult weather or terrain
�Report writing skills, including the ability to analyse data and make appropriate recommendations
�The ability to present evidence for use in Court proceedings

Ideally looking for the Site Engineer/ Section 278 Inspector to have

�Lantra National Sector Scheme 12D Traffic Management Award
�Supervisor's qualification on the Streetworks Qualifications Register
� Membership of an appropriate professional body

Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 006
Contact: Jason Kohle
Email:

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