Highways Clerk of Works

28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ENGIE are recruiting for a Highways Clerk of Works to be based in Origin 2, Origin Way, Europarc, Grimsby, DN37 9TZ.

This is a permanent full time role (working 37.5 hours per week) and on offer will be a competitive salary. This role will report into the Senior Highways Design Engineer.

To be successful in this role you must provide the following:

Minimum of 3 year history of employment (including information which can be verified for any gaps)
If you do not have 3 years previous employment, a professional reference must be provided (obtained from a Medical Practitioner, Officer of the Armed Forces, Teacher, Lecturer, Lawyer, Bank Manager, Civil Servant etc)
Proof of identity & eligibility to work in the UK which must include Photographic I.D - Passport or Driving Licence.
Passport and all relevant work permits
or NI Number information / proof and full Birth certificate
If no legal photographic documentation is owned then a passport photo which has been signed and verified by any of the above professionals will be required. This needs to show their title, signature and contact details.
2 proofs of address from within the last 3 months (i.e. council tax bill, bank statement, utilities bills).
Any required qualifications or driving licence if required for the role.

The main duties and responsibilities are:

Undertake site inspections of highways works, including works by developers under Highways Act 1980 Section 38, Section 278 agreements, recording works and defects to ensure compliance with technical standards, specifications and drawings.
Monitor activities within the public highway for compliance with legislation and Council policy.
Carry out condition and measured surveys, compile condition reports and assist with the collation, reporting and recording of information, updating project records and asset data for highway infrastructure including highway structures (bridges / culverts / retaining walls).
Assess the condition of the highway network infrastructure, make recommendations and input to the design of remedial works, assisting the Project Engineer in organising remedial works for defects which fall outside the adopted standards.
Provide information on the condition of the highway in response to third party reports and claims.
To be available for occasional night working and weekend working as required.
Undertake any comparable duties that may be allocated from time to time which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this post.
Deliver the service in line with quality management procedures and demonstrate an understanding of the principles behind these.
Support the Design Consultancy in delivering improved services and promote and instil ENGIE values of Drive, Commitment, Daring and Cohesion.


Significant experience as a Clerk of Works on highways construction works.
Evidence of training and experience as a craftsman (construction / civil engineering) (desirable)
CSCS (highway supervisor) qualification (desirable)
Registered Streetworks supervisor (desirable)
Completed SSSTS or SMSTS training (desirable)
At least 3 years' experience of general inspection of highway structures
Working knowledge and understanding of the Highways Act 1980, New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 and Traffic Management Act 2004.
Working knowledge of relevant Standards and Codes of Practice, construction contracts, legislation and construction materials.
Sound knowledge of specifications, materials and construction of highway infrastructure and drainage schemes including Section 38 and 278 works.
Candidates should have the ability to communicate confidently and clearly both verbally and in writing, and have good numeracy skills.
Computer literate with experience of accessing and viewing AutoCAD drawings.
Knowledge of Health and Safety regulations, including CDM.
Candidates should demonstrate the ability to work with limited supervision, working on own initiative and as part of a team, with a 'can do' approach to problems and issues.
Good organisation and time management skills, being able to organise and prioritise workloads.
Good interpersonal skills with the attitude, conduct and demeanour to reflect ENGIE values

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK.

Any applicant requiring relocation will need to do this at their own expense. There is no re-location package with this job role.

Any internal applicant must inform their line manager of their intended application.

ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community

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