Bridge Inspector

Ringway Jacobs

Assistant Bridge Inspector

Place of Work: Essex

Position Type: Permanent


We are Ringway Jacobs, a leading highways service provider working with local authorities across the UK. Formed in 2005, specifically to provide road network management solutions to local government, our unique blend of engineering capability, innovation and customer care make us the best in class. We support over 10,000 miles of highways, 8,400 miles of footway, almost 7,000 miles of public rights of way and 242,000 street lights. We excel in delivering safe, sustainable service excellence, through our passion, integrity and collaborative culture.

We are recruiting for an Assistant Bridge Inspector following an increase in workload on our Essex highway maintenance contract. Reporting into the Senior Inspector, you would be responsible for undertaking a variety of highway structure inspections across the Essex highway network. The successful candidate will have previous experience completing bridge inspections and ideally hold a relevant degree to support their practical knowledge with health and training safety to support. 

Location: Chelmsford, CM1 1GF (limited office attendance, site focused)


o Experience of completing structure inspections 
o A degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or equivalent practical experience 
o Good understanding of inspection codes and standards
o Ability to assess risk and proposing mitigation measures when safety defects are identified
o Health and Safety training in the Bridges Sector
o Good IT Skills – (Work, Excel, BridgeStation)
o UK - Full Driving Licence (no more than 6 points)


o Undertaking General Inspection of highway structures
o Undertaking Principal Inspection of highway structures
o Accurate identification and reporting of defects
o Immediate reporting of safety defects
o Inputting defect information and photographs into the bridge inspection database (BridgeStation)
o Responding to customer enquiries and preparation of response to FOI

If you require further details, please contact our Resourcing Team on 0330 311 2502 or e-mail them on, or click on the Apply Now button.

As an equal opportunities employer, should you require any reasonable adjustments to be made as part of the application process please contact us directly. 

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