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Permitting Coordinator

Company Kier Highways Location Surrey
Contract Permanent Position Salary Competitive
Sector(s) Administration, Construction & Skilled Trades, Engineering

Job Description

Title: Permitting Officer

Location: Merrow, Guildford

Business area: Highways

Introduction: Kier Local Highways are currently recruiting for a Permitting Officer to join the Surrey Council contract. The main role of permitting officer is to ensure that all planned works are tracked and progressed with the appropriate levels of authority. Working closely with programme planning, you will play a key role in ensuring that works can go ahead in a timely, productive and legal manner. You will be responsible for managing the permits and notices issued by the Client throughout the lifecycle of repair and maintenance site work with a particular focus on ensuring works are completed on time and to a high standard. Accuracy of inputting data quality into IT systems is an essential part of this role and additionally the ability to adapt and respond to changing circumstances is critical.

Kier Highways design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems (ITS), covering strategic and nationally important roads, as well as local roads serving local communities. Our projects range from major improvements to complete renewals of roads and structures. With specialist teams, we manage complex works from conception through to handover at the end of maintenance periods.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage of all types of Street Works Permits and Notices in line with the requirements with NRSWA, Code of Conduct
  • Processing and taking prompt action as required for all incoming Highway Authority Communications.
  • Log and track permit conditions as stipulated by the various HA’s
  • Work closely with planning and site teams to ensure works outcomes are delivered in the best possible way
  • Issue of key Streetworks reports and chasing of required information to act on permits and notices requiring attention, particular focus is required at end of day to ensure full compliance
  • Support manager in investigation of Streetworks matters including overruns and errors, and continuous improvement of Streetworks processes

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good IT skills across the MS Office suite of programmes and bespoke Streetworks tracking tool (Training Provided)
  • Utilities / Construction / Engineering / Highways experience desirable

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