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Highways Inspector

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To undertake Safety and Service Inspections and gather Asset Management information on the highway network across Buckinghamshire.

This is an important role within the contract and it is imperative that the post holder understands the requirements of the role and the repercussions if safety inspections are not undertaken and documented accurately.

Safety inspections must be undertaken in accordance with the inspection policy, details must be recorded accurately and the programme of inspections must be strictly adhered to.

The role requires the ability to collect and record data on site using IT hardware and software and manually as necessary.  

The majority of this role will be spent undertaking audits either on foot or via a vehicle in all weather conditions. In addition, as required the post holder will also be required to undertake highway and footway condition surveys as part of the normal inspection process.


Perform and accurately report Safety Inspections and Service Inspections across the TfB road network as set out in the Inspection Schedule.

Perform walked and driven highway inspections working alone and alongside others.

Overseeing an Assistant Highway Inspector as necessary

Ensure inspection processes and procedures are being followed as set for the service and in accordance with legal requirements.

To record and upload inspection and video survey files to the asset management system.

Promote a safe working environment at all times for yourself and others, keeping up to date with Risk Assessments for all Highway Inspections implementing all relevant controls.

Inspect the quality of the Highway Boundary and identify adjacent buildings and landscapes that have a significant negative visual or tangible impact on the network.

Identify issues of concern to residents and stakeholders in each inspection area.

As ‘Custodian of the Network’ report any issues not covered by the inspection regime for the general betterment of the Network.

Identify and report Network Intelligence to ensure consistent and continuous improvements are instigated across the network.

Perform License Enforcement and Third Party Supervision as required.

Managing and keeping up to date the databases and other digitised data for the area.

To carry out other duties consistent with the above that may be directed or implied from time to time as required commensurate to the post and/or instructed by the line Manager.

Identify opportunities to reduce clutter on the network for prioritisation with the client.

Prepare, attend and, if necessary, give evidence at court.

Liaise with LATs and others working within area to share intelligence and improve the condition of the network.

Provide support and evidence for insurance claim defence.

To participate in a Performance and Development Review.

Promote a safe working environment

Ensure data collected is accurate and error free

Delivery of elements of the maintenance contract as defined by the Asset Manager

Ensure all related service performance indicators and contractual requirements are met

Delivery of business plan objectives

To follow the BMS systems processes.

Skills and Experience

Possess a full UK driving licence

Ability to attain the necessary certification required to perform the role including but not exclusive to ‘Highway Safety Inspection Training and Assessment Programme’ City and Guilds 6033

Ability to collect accurate asset and defect information

Possess competent IT skills including the ability to adapt to various software and hardware

Ability to manage time and workloads to a strict inspection schedule and complete tasks in a timely manner

Possess a personal fitness level to be able to spend the majority of the role outdoors walking the network in all weather conditions

Ability to continually develop professional knowledge, skills and behaviours

Ability to communicate effectively within all mediums

Ability to coordinate and collaborate with other team members

Familiar with the requirements of working safety within a highway environment

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in highway maintenance and/or with an asset management system

Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - Dependent on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Inspector