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Structures Inspection Team Leader

Structures Inspection Team Leader

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UK-Kent-Kings Hill
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About Costain and your project.

Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


The Aone+ is a joint venture between Costain, CH2M and Colas where they have been entrusted with completing a diverse range of maintenance, incident response, weather management and road engineering duties across over 4300 miles of major road network.  The network include Area 12 Yorkshire and Humberside and Area 4 in Kent which commenced from June 2016 for five years and have a combined estimated value of between £140m and £165 million per year.


We are looking for a Structures Inspection Team Leader to engage in the management, supervision and production of principal and general inspections of highway structures in Area 4. Identifying structures asset defects/needs and passing these to the Structures Asset Development Team

What will I be doing?


  • Manage the planning, implementation and reporting of General and principal inspections, coordinating Subcontractors, assisting and mentoring the inspection team as and when required
  • Assist the Structures Steward in managing Highways England's risk requirements for the asset, such as load management, scour, etc.
  • Assist the Structures Steward in ensuring the highways structures stock is maintained in SMIS, including archive info and review of all scheme as-built information to ensure SMIS is maintained in an appropriate manner
  • Identifying highway structure renewal needs and entering these onto the business asset need management system such that they feed into the structures asset development teams forward programme of renewal activities
  • Retrieve data from A-one+ and Highways England asset management systems to assist with the delivery of the Structures Inspection Programme
  • Assist the Structures Steward in delivering information to third parties wishing to interface with highway structures, such as statutory undertakers and consultants, providing advice and information as required
  • In addition to the above responsibilities the job holder is required to perform any other reasonable duties that are within the jobholders skills and experience capabilities as deemed necessary by the needs of the business

About you

  • HND/HNC level in Engineering or equivalent
  • Sector Scheme 31 Senior Inspector accreditation (minimum to be registered and working to assessment by Nov 2017)
  • Good IT Literacy in MS Office or equivalent
  • Valid UK Driving Licence

Final Statement

We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.