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Organisation:Via East Midlands Ltd 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Via East Midlands Ltd, Bilsthorpe Highways Depot, Bilsthorpe, Newark, Notts, NG22 8ST 


Closing date:03 December 2021 at midnight 

Via currently has a fantastic opportunity for two Highways Inspectors to join our Highways Inspections team based at our Bilsthorpe Depot.
The successful candidates will carry out inspections of the Adopted Highway to maintain the safe passage of all highway users and defend the Local Authority and Company from 3rd party claims.
The main responsibilities include:
  • Carry out highway inspections and ordering repairs of highway defects using electronic devices, ensuring adherence to current policies, strategies and national legislation. 
  • Undertake inspections resulting from enquiries logged by other departments, senior leaders, stakeholders, clients and customers, ordering works as required and updating the customer using internal systems.
  • Undertake investigation of insurance claims providing detailed reports of inspections and works ordered and represent the company and the local highway authority at court in defence of third-party claims.
  • Inspect statutory undertakers during and after works in the Highway ensuring adherence with national legislation.
  • To liaise with colleagues, other departments and customers to achieve agreed objectives.
  • Support Health, Safety and Welfare management across the Service, ensuring that Health and Safety legislation, Policy and best practice is fully adhered to.
  • Act as an ambassador for the Company by promoting a positive image to enhance Via’s reputation 
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Proven technical experience in a highway or civil engineering related field with industry related knowledge in the highway environment.
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to work collaboratively with other departments clients and customers to achieved agreed objectives.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of IT packages including databases, word, excel and outlook.
  • Proven experience in planning your own workload
  • Current driving licence category B
About Via: 
We are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county.
Our roles include highway maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, forestry, road safety, civil engineering and much more. We combine a public-sector service ethos with a strong commercial focus and we are passionate about innovation and creating and delivering sustainable solutions safely across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands.
Via’s a great place to work if you value work-life balance. Our employees enjoy generous annual leave allowances, with flexible working available to our office-based staff. With the majority of our work being based in the East Midlands, our front-line staff also enjoy short journeys to site each working day
Our staff get access to a wide range of benefits. These include an excellent pension scheme, cycle to work scheme, buying and selling of annual leave and much more
By joining us you will be part of a growing organisation with great staff benefits that positively embraces customer and community aspirations.
To apply for this role please send your CV to via.hr@viaem.co.uk 

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