Bridge Inspector

Carrington West
North Yorkshire
£30 - £35 per hour
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Job Title: Bridge Inspector (ASC) Job Purpose (brief description of role): ·Plan, undertake and supervise structures inspections ensuring that they are carried out safely on the Network with all recorded defects being managed to maintain the Clients Structures in a good and safe condition. ·Assist with technical support and call out to the day to day running and development of the bridges team management of incidents to structures to a safe outcome. Tasks/Responsibilities as follows: ·Assist the Bridge Inspection Manager in ensuring that all the procedures for H&S and Bridge/Structures Inspections are followed. Ensure compliance with the EM 'Integrated Management System' (IMS) within own workload. ·Assist the Bridge Inspection Manager with the planning of annual routine inspection programme based on the HA database cycles, including SI's where appropriate ·Supervise and carry out designated Routine Inspections of highway structures to meet HA targets. This will primarily be the GI & PI programme, and an assignment of SI's & survey tasks on study or feasibility type work. ·To undertake the inspections & identify/supervise testing to Highways Agency standards in the Inspection Manual for Highway Structures and also DMRB. ·Identify and report Maintenance Actions on HA Databases (e.g. SMIS), and/or alternative agreed formats; identify defects for maintenance work with outline costs, recommend suitable solutions, and areas for further inspection SI's or monitoring. ·Record on the computerised Bridge Management System, the routine inspection data, and carry out the required inventory updates and resilience recommendations. ·Producing technical documents and reports to appropriate standards. To complete relevant forms & paperwork as role requires in a timely manner. ·To be able to work nights and unsocial hours as required by the inspection programmes. ·To operate plant & equipment relevant to role (Within appropriate Training). ·As required liaise with Statutory Undertakers who wish to place plant or equipment on bridges. ·Required to respond or assist to the occasional emergency call out or incident on bridges and highway structures, including out of normal hours. Recording details of bridge strikes where appropriate in the management of incidents to structures to a safe outcome. ·To assist the Bridge Inspection Manager to promote, plan and execute Special Inspections (SI's) as required in conjunction with the Principle Inspection (PI) programme. ·Deputise for the Bridge Inspection Manager when required. ·To provide technical support and advice to the structures team members, with mentoring to Graduates, Operatives and less experienced staff on inspection activities e.g. to help other Inspectors in the team comply with relevant standards and contractual obligations. ·To be conversant in the application of a wide variety of testing, such as, Water Cement Ratio, Carbonation, Cover Meter, Chloride Ion Content, Half Cell Potential, Resistivity, Schmidt Hammer, etc. ·Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System. ·Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required. FOOTNOTE: If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40 years' experience in this market. Please call Tom Carson at Carrington West on 02393 876025 for more information. This job was originally posted as