Quality Inspector

£350 PAYE
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Carmichael are seeking Quality Manager to join the team on a highways project based in Newquay.

Reporting to the Quality Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that the works elements under your control are delivered to the correct quality and in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner. Working collaboratively with the wider project team to deliver successful project outcomes.


Provide assurance that the works are being constructed and delivered in accordance with drawings, specifications and defined methods

Carry out inspections/Audits and produce daily reporting and reports.

Witness and approve hold point as required on the ITPs.

Assist the team in the delivery of right first time, providing information to the Quality Manager on the health of the Right First-Time culture within the project, and the aim of having zero defects at handover.

Reinforce and assess the “Right First Time” culture and the goal of the Contractor in aiming to achieve zero defects throughout the project and into Handover.

Assist the Quality Manager in providing coaching and training to all the project team in matters of quality, self‐certification and the Right First-Time culture

Monitor the quality of incoming materials ensuring they meet the required spec and MAR.

Identify trends and highlight areas of concern and recommend improvements to the quality process.

Encourage the early identification of a non‐conforming process or poor practice (potential defect, i.e., quality near miss) in a proactive, transparent and no blame environment.

Carry out QTRMs of site delivery quality procedures.

Maintain high personal safety and environmental standards in accordance with company policies and report any standards on the site which are considered by you as inadequate.


Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, MEng)

Minimum 3 years’ experience delivering complex structures/roadworks in a similar role.

Site Supervisory Safety Training Scheme SSSTS

Relevant CSCS Card

Understanding of Engineering Principles and extensive technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices

Knowledge of construction contracts and forms of contract through formal training

Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system, Primavera software)



Please note you MUST hold highways experience for this post