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Reporting to the Senior Streetworks Technician. The purpose of the role is to oversee and ensure compliance with all aspects of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 and Traffic Management Act 2004 and associated Codes of Practices, as it affects Buckinghamshire’s highway network. Role will be based out of our Handy Cross Depot in High Wycombe.
To be responsible for, under the direction of the Senior Streetworks Inspector, overseeing the procedures associated with Statutory and Private Undertakers and Transport for Buckinghamshire (TfB) highway works under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 (NRSWA), Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), and the Highway Maintenance Act 1980 including: to inspect sites in accordance with the National Code of Practice for Inspections; to ensure that the National Specification for Reinstatements of Openings in the Highway has been adhered to; to liaise with Statutory Undertakers as necessary; to ensure the requirements of Buckinghamshire Roadworks Permit Scheme are adhered to.
To be responsible for gathering and collating evidence in relation to the enforcement of TMA Parts 3, 4 and 5 and assist in the timely submission of the required evidence to the relevant parties involved.
To be responsible for gathering and collating information in relation to TMA Part 6 – Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions when requested by Team Leader Roadspace Management.
Attend Local and County HAUC meetings as required.
To assist with the delivery of statutory obligations under TMA Part 2 and CoP for Co-ordination of Streetworks and Road works associated matters, under the direction of the Senior Public Streetworks Compliance Technician.
Contribute to the development of corporate policies and procedures relating to NRSWA / TMA activities within Buckinghamshire.
Liaise with members of the public, Area Office Staff, Local Councils, other County Council Departments and other authorities on matters related to NRSWA and TMA.
To use the TfB Management Systems for recording correspondence, and maintaining appropriate record.
As required by the Senior Streetworks Inspector, to complete such highway inspection of a more general nature as can be combined with inspection of road openings and to take sufficient note of these so that they can be itemised and quantified.
Consider applications for Licences and Permits, where appropriate, to conduct Streetworks and Install Apparatus. Attend site meetings as required and assist in the issue of Licences when approved by the Licensing Officer.
The post holder has a responsibility to report and deal with any emergency or potential danger that makes a highway unsafe for the public regardless of time of day or night.
To be aware of and implement relevant quality and performance standards.
To adhere to all Health and Safety requirements of TfB and to take an active and engaged approach to Health and Safety.
To act as an ambassador for Transport for Buckinghamshire at all times.
To carry out any other tasks requested by the Senior Streetworks Inspector commensurate with the level of the post.
Skills and Experience
Customer care skills.
Liaison with contractors and third parties.
New Roads and StreetWorks Act Accreditation.
Engineering technical qualification.
Highways maintenance vocational course.
NRSWA Specification and Codes of Practice.
Traffic Management Act and Codes of Practice.
Highway maintenance knowledge.
CDM / Health and Safety knowledge.
Contract procedure knowledge.
Geographical knowledge of area.
Roadworks Permit Schemes.
Operational application of NRSWA.
Co-ordination of Streetworks.
Health and Safety Risk Assessment.
Responding to emergencies.
Production of contracts, works orders.
- Salary: TBC - depending on experience
- Type: Permanent
- Location: High Wycombe
- Career Level: n/a
- Terms: n/a
- Keywords: Streetworks Streetworks Technician