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3 weeks

Bridge Inspector

West Midlands

Type: Salaried

Salary: Dependent on experience, skills and location

An introduction to our unique company…

Waterman Aspen welcomes engineers and technical specialists to make their mark by working on some of the biggest infrastructure projects or in delivering professional services across the UK on a secondment basis. Our diverse client base includes local authorities, consultancies, public bodies and construction companies.

We specialise in providing the right people, with the right skills for the job, at the right time – for as long as our clients need them.

We are proud of how much we value and support our colleagues – taking people from the very start of their careers to Chartered status and beyond. We’re a people-centric organisation, placing mutual respect and dignity in the highest regard. This is reflected in our approach to issues such as mental health and wellbeing, family friendly policies, social value, and net zero. We’re a Disability Confident Employer and an accredited Real Living Wage Employer.

We have big ambitions for the future, and we’d love for you to be part of it.

Your career with Waterman Aspen…

You’ll get all the benefits of being employed by us, while working on a variety of projects for our clients. Joining Waterman Aspen as Bridge/ Structure Inspector will see you as a key member of the West Midlands team and you can expect:

  • A varied client base where you can apply and develop your skills
  • Buy-in from clients to assist in your technical progression
  • Further exposure to your chosen industry – increasing your awareness, knowledge and sharpening your skills
  • Career development and training to reach your professional or academic qualification goals supported by our own network of mentors and managers
  • Paid subscription to a professional body of your choice

Experience required…

  • Carrying out General Inspection and Principal inspection of Highway Structures in accordance with the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
  • Recording and reporting on all inspections including the use of Structures Management System in accordance with the CSS Bridge Condition Index system
  • Interpretation of bridge structure defects in construction materials such as steel and concrete
  • Understanding the importance of efficient reporting of urgent and severe defects that have the potential to reduce capacity and performance
  • Recording defects on site and reporting via online structural management systems
  • Liaison between departments, arrange traffic management, access equipment and compile task briefing sheets
  • Technical knowledge of bridge structures
  • Experience in Civil Engineering with particular relevance to inspection and maintenance of highway structures assets
  • Sound technical understanding of construction materials and forms
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety and CDM 2015
  • Experienced in the management and maintenance of trunk or local road network
  • Demonstrable experience in a relevant discipline preferably involving work of a structural or building nature is desirable
  • Full valid UK driving licence

You’ll get this and so much more…

As a salaried colleague, you’ll get a salary in line with your experience, skills and location along with an industry-leading benefits package:

  • Company car or car allowance
  • Contribution to commuting mileage
  • Permanent health insurance
  • 25 days annual leave (option to buy up to 5 more), in addition to the normal public holidays (based on a 40 hour week, pro rata for part-time colleagues)
  • Company pension contribution
  • Salary sacrifice to buy additional benefits
  • 1 paid Waterman Aspen in the Community Day to volunteer in your local community