Streetworks Technician

Reed Property & Construction
High Wycombe
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Technician (Streetworks) – Bucks

Reporting to the Senior Streetworks Technician. The purpose of the post to oversee and ensure compliance with all aspects of the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 and Traffic Management Act 2004 and associated Codes of Practices, as it affects Buckinghamshire’s highways network.

To be responsible for, under of the Senior Streerworks Inspector, overseeing the procedures associated with Statutory & Private Undertakers and TfB highway works under the New Roads and Streetworks Act 1991 (NRSWA), Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), and the Highway Maintenance Act 1980 including (a) To inspect sites in accordance with the National Code of Practice for Inspections; (b) to ensure that the National Specification for Reinstatements of Openings in the Highway has been adhered to, (c) To liaise with Statutory and Private Undertakers as necessary, (d) to ensure the requirements of the Buckinghamshire Roadworks Permit Scheme are adhered to.

To be responsible for gathering and collating evidence in relation to the enforcement of NRSWA, and in particular Sections 56, 60, 66 and 74, and assist in the timely submission of such evidence to the Statutory Undertakers and TfB.
To be responsible for gathering and collating evidence in relation to the enforcement of TMA Parts 3, 4 and % and assist in the timely submission of the required evidence to the relevant parties involved.

To be responsible for gathering and collating information in relation to TMA Part 6 – Civil Enforcement of Traffic Contraventions when requested by Team Leader Roadspace Management.
Attend Local and County HAUC meeting as required.
To assist with the delivery of statutory obligations under TMA Part 2 and CoP for Co-ordination of Streetworks and Roadworks and associated matters, under the direction of the Senior Public Streetworks Compliance Technician.
Contribute to the development of corporate policies and procedures relating to NRSWA / TMA activities within Buckinghamshire.
Liaise with members of the public, Area Office Staff, Local Councils, other County Council Departments and other authorities on matters related to NRSWA and TMA.
To use the TfB Management Systems for recoding correspondence, and maintaining appropriate record.
As required by the Senior Streetworks Inspector, to complete such highway inspection of a more general nature as can be combined with inspection of road opening and to take sufficient note of these so that they can be itemised and quantified.
Consider applications for Licences and Permits, where appropriate, to Conduct Street Works and Install Apparatus. Attend site meetings as required and assist in the issue of Licences when approved by the Licencing Officer.
The post holder has a responsibility to report and deal with emergency or potential danger that makes a highway unsafe for the public regardless of time of day or night.
To be aware of and implement relevant quality and performance standards.
To adhered to all Health and Safety requirements of TfB and to take an active and engaged approach to Health and Safety.
To act as an ambassador for Transport for Buckinghamshire at all times.
To carry out any other task requested by the Senior Streetworks Inspector commensurate with the level of the post.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

Computer literate.
Customer care skills.
Liaison with contractors and third parties.

New Roads and Streetworks Act Accreditation
Engineering technical qualification
Highways maintenance vocational course.
NRSWA legislation.
NRSWA Specification and Codes of Practice
Traffic Management Act and Codes of Practice.
Highways Maintenance knowledge.
CDM/Health and Safety knowledge.
Contract procedure knowledge.
Geographical knowledge of area.
Roadworks Permit Schemes.
Operational application of NRSWA.
Co-ordination of Streetworks.
Site Supervision
Health and Safety Risk Assessment.
Responding to emergencies.
Production of contracts, works orders.

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