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Street Works Compliance Manager

Viber Optix
Penrith, Cumbria, United Kingdom
Closing date
14 Aug 2024

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Engineering, IT, Security
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Viberoptix is a Tier 1 contractor, specialising in the design, build and installation of full fibre networks. As the business continues to grow, we are seeking a Street Works Compliance Manager to join the team in Cumbria.

This role will be responsible for ensuring the business unit maintains compliance with the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991, the Traffic Management Act 2004, Council permit schemes. The Street Works and Compliance Manager will have the ability to develop relationships with all stakeholders and promote a professional image for the company.

The key tasks will be to provide expert advice in relation to street works legislation, complete audits on work sites to ensure compliance, assist in training and coaching of internal and external resources and collate, document, defend, negotiate and manage legislative fines/prosecutions relating to the relevant Acts. There will also be a requirement to supply in depth reports, KPI's & other duties/tasks related to street works and attend meetings with relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure compliance across all teams with permit procedures and timelines to avoid fines.
  • Assist in the coordination of Street works permits and NRSWA requirements with local authorities.
  • Assist site teams with compliance on starting, modification and stopping permits.
  • Audit of sites to ensure compliance and assist with training and coaching of site teams.
  • Collating and managing associated fines/non-compliances and produce relevant reports.
  • Assist in the process for disputing and negotiating fines within legislation timeframes.
  • Analysing and responding to FPN's, Defects, Section 74 charges, prosecutions and any associated fines within a timely manner &/or prescribed period.
  • Developing KPI's and other performance metrics for monthly tracking and reporting.
  • Attend meetings and liaise with Local Authorities and Client Representatives where required.
  • Assisting HSEQ and Operational departments in any investigations and remedial actions.
  • Adherence to all Health and Safety practices

Skills & Qualifications required:
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a similar role in the utilities or civil engineering sector and have excellent knowledge of relevant street works and traffic management legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise and maintain good relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines while working under pressure.
  • Assertive and confident when liaising with Project Teams, Client, Local Authorities and other stakeholders. A team player with proven leadership skills and ability to motivate the team.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NRSWA & TMA and associated legislation.
  • Experience using Street Manager.
  • Skilled in MS Office applications
  • NRSWA Training Certification
  • Full valid UK driving licence
  • A relevant degree or NVQ Level 5 in appropriate discipline or equivalent and Membership of appropriate professional body is desirable.

Company benefits:
  • Competitive package - details available on request
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Excellent Career progression opportunities
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life Insurance and EAP Scheme

Additional Information:

This is not an exhaustive list of duties and requirements. The nature of the organisation is such that it will evolve as it operates and the nature of duties, tasks, knowledge and skills required for this post may develop and change in time.

Viberoptix is an equal opportunities employer.

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