Highway Operative

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    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

Highway Operative The Highway Operative will work as part of a team to work as part of a team undertaking a range of groundwork and specialist highway maintenance activities Essential Requirements for Highway Operative Required Willing to work in all weathers and unsociable hours as required and be available for out of hours emergency call outs UK driving licence Good numeracy and literacy skills Preferred but not essential Previous experience of work on the highway Experience/Certificated for operating small plant Traffic Management qualification NRSWA Clean driving licence LGV/HGV Driving licence Experience on Gully Pumps Job description of Highway Operative Main Duties & Responsibilities To promote health and safety culture and be responsible for undertaking works in a safe and compliant manner To be responsible for undertaking programmed maintenance works as directed by the Agent To assist in the improvement and maintenance of the network asset To undertake emergency call out as directed Activities To work as part of operations crew undertaking various labouring duties including excavation works, laying and levelling of kerbs, slabs and bitumen macadam, drainage and gully installations To ensure that reasonable care is taken at all times for the health, safety and welfare of own and other persons and to comply with all local and statutory Health & Safety procedures To operate small plant and equipment used in highway maintenance with guidance and the appropriate certificates. To install traffic management under instruction in accordance with method statements To ensure that work undertaken is in line with company standards To respond to customers both internal and external in a courteous and helpful manner. To ensure tools and equipment are cleaned, maintained and stored in the appropriate manner To ensure that all paperwork is completed fully and in accordance to the deadlines To maintain a professional appearance appropriate to the work environment. To undertake any duty that may be properly deemed by the Agent To participate in an out of hours emergency call out system covering the Devon Highways Services network To participate in Winter Services duties as required For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on (phone number removed). FOOTNOTE: If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information. By applying for this position you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage you wish to withdraw your consent please email