Quality Inspector/Engineer

Tyne and Wear
£300/day Ltd Co.

A short term, outside of IR35, opportunity exist for Civils highway Engineer/ Quality Inspector on a highways project in the North East. Previous experience managing quality on earthworks, drainage and highway structures for a tier one principal Contractor is sought after. Highways Senior Engineer or Site Agents willing to be considered are invited to apply too.


Duties will include –

  • Carry out inspections at a frequency identified in the ITPs ensuring such proportion of the works provides sufficient assurance of compliance and design intent.
  • Assist the Quality Risk Review (QRR) process
  • Assist the construction team by conducting interim inspections at key stages of construction activities ahead of the inspection request to ensure any issues are identified and resolved at an early stage.
  • Assist in carrying out quality audits on internal project processes, identifying issues as part of an informative report.
  • Work collaboratively with the Quality Engineer to promote the NCR register within the team and be the driving force to ensure actions are closed out.
  • Undertake reviews / inspections prior to and during any relevant off-site manufacture.
  • Responsible for ensuring quality records such as completed inspection and test plan records are captured in a timely manner and archived electronically by conducting regular reviews.
  • Endeavour to ensure that red line drawings, are captured contemporaneously by the construction teams, to enable as-built drawings.
  • Assist the construction team with the preparation and review of snagging lists of the various activities, for completion of the construction works packages.
  • Liaise with the NEC Supervisor to ensure NEC contract requirements are met.


Requirements for this post include –

  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering and/or working towards ICE membership.
  • Extensive continuous QA experience on highways projects for a tier one or principal Contractor
  • Knowledge of QA/QC principles including ITPs, NCRs, MARs, and RFI as well as of NEC 4 contracts.
  • Safety critical medical advantageous but not essential


If you are interested, then kindly lodge your CV here now.