About the role
Balfour Beatty currently have opportunities for Highways Safety Inspectors based in Swanley to join our Connect Plus (CPS) team who are responsible for managing and improving one of the busiest motorways in Europe - the M25.
In this varied and interesting role you will be responsible for undertaking Highway Safety Inspections across the M25DBFO Network.
What you'll be doing
As a Highways Safety Inspector you will:
Work within a depot based environment carrying out weekly highway safety inspections on both theMotorway and APTR networks
Identify and record CAT1 safety defects
Who we're looking for
Personal Qualities and Experience:
- City & Guilds 6033 Highway Inspection (preferable)
- Previous experience of working in a highway maintenance contract
- Knowledge and experience of highway defects
- Knowledge of highway construction and repair requirements
- Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office applications
- CSCS site visitor card
- Full driving licence
- Strong team player and ability to build relationships with a variety of colleagues
- Good work ethic, committed and reliable
- Ability to meet deadlines by organising and planning own workload
- Good communication skills and can get point across succinctly
- Be flexible and prepared to work unsociable hours as required
Why work for us
Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.
Balfour Beatty is part of a consortium that comprises Connect Plus Services (CPS), together with Atkins and Egis Road Operations UK.
CPS has a 30-year contract with Connect Plus on behalf of Highways England. The contract, which started in September 2009, is to maintain and operate the M25 motorway network, including all adjoining trunk and slip roads, a network of 440km across six counties. CPS also has responsibility for the Dartford River Crossing in Kent, comprising both Dartford Tunnels and the Queen Elizabeth II Bridge.
With a staff of around 600 people, based at seven locations across the network, CPS carries out routine maintenance and whole-life management of the thousands of M25 assets. CPS manages the operation of the network 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including a severe weather season maintenance programme. CPS is identifying ways of reducing delays and improving journey time reliability across its road network.
Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the workingmums.co.uk Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.
Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.