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Highways Inspector - isle of Wight

Job Title: Highways Inspector

Location: Isle of Wight

Contract: Permanent

Hours:  Full Time

As one of the leading providers of highway services in the UK with a turnover of £700m, Eurovia and Ringway are renowned for consistently delivering cost-effective performance and sustainable, innovative solutions. Drawing together expertise from a wide-range of services, including asphalt production, CCTV installation and maintenance, surfacing and specialist treatment solutions to offer a highly specialised and flexible service to Local Authorities and commercial clients.  These capabilities have been honed across 40 years of sustained growth in the UK and are backed up by our parent company VINCI’s world leading technical expertise.   


Island Roads are looking for a Highways Inspector to join their team in Newport.


Key Tasks/Accountabilities:

  • Develop & maintain communication channels with stakeholders, organisations, and local residents to address any concerns.
  • Liaise with Parish & Town Councils, Chamber of Commerce, private landowners, shopkeepers, traders, local schools, Police Officers, other community groups and the general public.
  • Undertake NRSWA and other highway inspections and enquiries
  • Complete visual arboriculture inspections
  • Monitor the condition of the Network acting as eyes and ears for Island Roads across the Island
  • Monitor cleanliness of the Network and undertake enforcement activities including issuing FPN’s
  • Gather evidence relating to red and green claims on the Network
  • Organising an effective response to emergencies through the Operations Hub
  • Complete safety, service and network integrity inspections
  • Actively foster a positive employee morale which will ensure our teams around the Network present a professional image to the general public
  • Complete Detailed Visual Inspections of the footways 


  • Good secondary education
  • Trained and accredited Safety Inspector
  • NRSWA supervisor accreditation
  • Good knowledge of highway asset management systems
  • Proven ability to provide advice and guidance on asset management issues
  • Knowledge/experience of NRSWA /Highways Act legislation
  • Experience of Highway Safety Inspections
  • Knowledge of statutory obligations affecting the service
  • Effective communication, good telephone manner
  • Time Management and organisation skills
  • ICT literacy
  • Accuracy/attention to detail with the ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision


How toapply:

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please email your CV quoting ref: 674 to


Closing date 11 October 2018


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