Inspections & Maintenance Assurance Officer (Clerk of Works)

West Malling
£30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Sonya Sutherland
Job Type

Inspections & Maintenance Assurance Officer / Clerk of Works / Highways Inspector / Quality Supervisor

Job Summary:

This is a 'hands on' role, based on the principles of a traditional clerk of works

 To provide confidence through quality control and an independent verification that the company is fulfilling all
contractual routine maintenance requirements in respect to safety, quality and delivery and to verify and analyse
and report performance of network management and maintenance activities
 Review performance and identify and implement improvements

Main responsibilities:

 Understand contractual requirements in respect to inspection, maintenance, severe weather management and incident management.
 Ensure programmes of work and plans exist to deliver requirements
 Check and verify programmes are resourced
 Check that work is being done and done well, including:

o Operate a system of shadow safety and service inspections
o Inspect 'routine' maintenance activities
o Inspect defect repairs and make safe activities

 Report on compliance and / or non-compliance of routine maintenance programmes and activities with the Maintenance Requirements Plan
 Recommend and support improvement activities
 Identify and share best practice
 Review activities regularly to encourage innovation and the adoption of 'lean' principles within the team to drive out waste and non value added activities.


- Appropriate CSCS card or equivalent.

- Knowledge of special defence' under Section 58 of the Highways Act

- Knowledge of all standards, inspection and maintenance categories including: Drainage systems ,Vehicle restraint systems Paved areas, Fences walls and environmental barriers, sweeping and cleaning road markings and studs, Road traffic signals and lighting.