Road Network Inspector Job Description

network inspector job description


Road Network Inspector Job Description

The primary purpose of your role as a Road Network Inspector is to undertake Hazard and Defect inspections of roads and roadside assets. The Network Inspector is a key position in the network maintenance field to deliver, monitor, audit, evaluate, and report activities occurring in or impacting road network corridors.

Usual Responsibilities

  • Understanding safety inspections and identifying defects within the road corridor across the network.
  • Recording defects and safety of the network via tablet and camera systems.
  • Conducting condition surveys for the asset management system
  • Identify and recommend the relevant remedial treatment for identified asset defects, provide an estimate of the scope, size, and timing of the treatment 
  • Compiling inventory information and records
  • Reporting of defects that will form the basis of the routine maintenance works program
  • Scheduling and completion of end product audits 
  • Capture visual information regarding on / off road condition using digital equipment
  • Investigate customer complaints and queries


  • 5 years + experience in a production-related role, and ideally have come from a trade or operator background originally involved in road construction or maintenance works.
  • Previous work history with a main contractor, council, or local authority on small to medium scale road project sizes.
  • Extensive commitment and understanding to all matters relating to H&S and the environment
  • Ideally obtained maintenance experience and/or qualification
  • Previous experience in identifying all aspects of defects within the road corridor.

Average salary: $80k to $120k

Salary is based on © 2021 Indeed statistics and research. View their website here.

This Network Inspector job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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