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DATE ADDED: Wed 03/07/2019

Skilled Construction Operative (Highway Maintenance)

Gloucester, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £9.20 - £11.00/hour

Skilled Operative (Highway Maintenance)
£9.19- £11.00 per hour D.O.E + generous shift/ OT and standby/ winter allowances
Various locations;
Gloucester, Cheltenham
The Company
Our client is one of the UKs largest and most respected Highway Maintenance companies, due to continued growth we are looking for a number of suitable candidates for them currently. We have available openings from General operatives to highly skilled operative. You should hold a CSCS card and have Banksman experience. Driving licence is essential and LGV class 2 Licence is preferred.
The role
To carry out a wide range of routine or cyclical works and operations.
Where required, to respond to emergencies and call outs during or out of hours, and assist with winter maintenance.
• Banksman
• Manual Handling
• Abrasive Wheels
• Emergency First Aid
• Safe Dig
• Current Driving License preferred
• CSCS card if client requirement
• Minimum level of every day behaviour as set out in the company behaviours matrix.
• LGV Licence
• Winter Maintenance Driver
Prefered Skills
• NHSS 12A Foreman
• NHSS 12C Supervisor
• NHSS 12D T6
• NHSS 2B VRS Lead Erector
• Streetworks Supervisor
• Civils Based Tickets and significant experience
Intermediate pay grade
• NHSS 12A/B Operative
• NHSS 12C Operative
• NHSS 12D
• NHSS 2B VRS (basic)
• Specialist Plant Operator (Excavator, Gully Emptier, Road Sweeper etc….)
• Grass / Hedge cutting using Tractor Flail
• Streetworks
• Stonemasonry / Brickwork
General Pay grade
• To have and be able to apply a wide range of generalist skills
• To understand risk assessments and to assess according to safe systems of work
• To be able to understand and carry out work as set out in a specification
• Generally hold 12 months+ experience
Potential interest in obtaining LGV licence
• Undertaken training on: General health safety awareness / Risk assessment awareness / Traffic Management / Use of PDA as required
• Ability to use small plant and equipment
• Ability to operate mini excavator
Attributes required
• Prepared to participate fully in team work
• Prepared to work varying hours to meet the needs of the business
• Willingness to apply skills to a variety of tasks, with changing team members, providing support to others
• Prepared to develop and undertake relevant training and qualifications
• Able to complete record sheets, paper or electronic
• Able to take responsibility for plant, equipment and vehicle defect inspections
• To understand and be responsible for their own safety and that of others
• To be available for emergency and/or winter call outs
• Able to manage others, taking responsibility for the organisation of specific jobs
Please apply today with a CV and cover note explaining your current availability
Role: Skilled Construction Operative (Highway Maintenance)
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire,

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