Highways Inspector

Cambridgeshire County Council
£24,294 - £28,770
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

Job Details

You will be part of a team managing and providing the highway asset management data across Highways. Your role will be to undertake Highway safety inspections on time in accordance with the Highway Operational Standards and to raise orders for work to ensure Highway defects are fixed. You will be required to enter details of your inspections into the Asset Management System to provide a robust defence against highway claims. You will also provide accurate data to colleagues, insurance and lawyers regarding safety inspections, defects and their rectification.

About you

Overall purpose of the role

The development and delivery of high-quality asset management is vital to the future economic wellbeing of Cambridgeshire.

The role is to carry out programmed and ad hoc inspections of the road network and deal with emergency and safety defects in accordance with the Highway Operational Standards. You will also be required to provide appropriate evidence to support inspections and provide information on the condition of the highway in response to third party claims, insurance issues arising on the highway.  The role requires excellent written and oral communication skills, knowledge and application of asset management principles and you must be able to build relationships with customers, businesses, partner organisations and other stakeholders.

We are looking for a candidate who has experience of highway maintenance and who has a sound technical understanding of highways. You will be expected to be able to manage highway work; works ordering and dealing with correspondence in a geographical area.

You will be required to support the Team Leader and other managers within Place & Sustainability in delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives, through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.

For an informal chat please contact Adam Spring  adam.spring@cambridgeshire.gov.co.uk

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


What make us different?

Cambridgeshire County Council has a strong people-orientated ethos and focus on career development and skills. Applicants can pursue careers in childcare, social care for adults and children; careers in schools; adult learning, skills and careers guidance; finance; and transport.

Great values!

Cambridgeshire County Council promotes growth, equality and inclusion, sustainability, and economic prosperity. Cambridgeshire offers support and guidance for vulnerable groups and focuses on improving citizens’ quality of life.
Why work for Cambridgeshire?

  • Safer and stronger communities.
  • A trusting, supportive working environment.
  • Close knit and supportive teams.
  • Strong focus on technology.
  • Flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle.
  • Improved pay rates for evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Would you like to work in a safe, strong, trusting and supporting environment?

Cambridgeshire may offer the opportunity you are looking for.

Company info
0345 045 5200
New Shire Hall,
Emery Crescent, Enterprise Campus,
Alconbury Weald,
PE28 4YE

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