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Structures Inspection Team Leader

  • Job reference: TR-002363
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Leatherhead, Dartford, Potters Bar
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Why not...

Atkins, Balfour Beatty and Egis Road Operations UK are part of a consortium, creating Connect Plus Services, a unique partnership with a collective strength in highways asset care from finance, through to design, build, maintenance as well as day to day operation.


As part of our 30-year remit to manage and improve the capital’s orbital motorway network, we deliver major improvement projects, such widening 38 miles of the M25, refurbishing tunnels and bridges, and installing hundreds of variable messaging signs and gantries, helping to maximise the use of the network and deliver more reliable journeys. We also manage the Dartford River crossing, and operate and maintain 440 kilometres of motorway providing our customer and road user with a world-class highway service.


We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.



As a Structures Inspector Team Leader you will assist the Structures Manager and Strategic Structures Manager with the management of the structures asset inventory in order to meet contractual requirements. The role focuses primarily on the management, programming, planning and coordination of Structures Inspections in line with the DBFO contract and Highways Agency’s Service Level Agreement. The role will also require the review / authorisation of inspections, update of deterioration models and performance dashboards, and the prioritisation of defects in the Asset Management Forward Plan. Managing resources (in-house and subcontract) and liaising with third party stakeholders will also be required. Dealing with emergency works and co-ordinating routine maintenance activities.

Responsibilities – 

Managing the inspection regime for Specified Structures and Strategic Structures;
Programme, plan and coordinate the delivery of structures inspections; 
Review and authorise inspection work;
Update of deterioration models, performance dashboards and the Asset Management Forward Plan;
Provide support in the development of Asset Management Systems;
Develop and implement a risk based strategy for inspection work;
The role may require undertaking inspection work as and when required to assist in the delivery of
the inspection programme;
Develop and coach junior staff to undertake structures inspection work;
Undertake tasks in accordance with the current legislation for highway structures and Health & Safety requirements;
Ensure inspector training is undertaken with updates of any unusual defects found;  
Identify essential routine maintenance requirements for individual structures;
Liaise with the CPS operations team to ensure consistency in routine maintenance regimes;
Attendance at call-outs for the management of emergency incidents involving structure assets;
Review risk assessments and method statements for site activities undertaken by contractors or sub
Carry out other duties commensurate with the role. 
Live the Connect Plus Services Values
Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities 

Skills and Experience – 

Degree or Higher National Diploma/Certificate in Civil or Structural Engineering with extensive experience in the inspection and maintenance of Highway Structures. 
Working towards Incorporated or Chartered status. Candidate 
Have a good understanding of Health & Safety
Hold a valid CSCS card. 
Good IT and presentation skills. 

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