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Highways Operative

Highways Operative

Posted 9 April by Fusion People Ltd Easy Apply Ended
Highways Labourer x 6
Reference 758191

Qualifications CSCS Skilled card
Locations Somerset - Yeovil, Taunton, Bridgwater, Glastonbury
Rates £11.00 - £11.50 PAYE
Duration 3 - 6 Months
Start Date Immediate

We are currently looking to recruit 6 Highways operatives to work as part of a team undertaking a range of groundwork and specialist highway maintenance activities.

Essential Requirements
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 - (a pre assessment will be undertaken)

Preferred but not essential
Previous experience of work on the highway
Experience/Certificated for operating small plant
Traffic Management qualification

Main Duties & Responsibilities
To be responsible for undertaking programmed maintenance works as directed by the Supervisor
To assist in the improvement and maintenance of the network asset
To undertake emergency call out as directed

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 from Ganger.
To install traffic management under instruction in accordance with method statements with guidance from Ganger
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 Supervisor
To participate in an out of hours emergency call out system

This role can quickly turn into a permanent role which leads to increased training and job security. We're looking to hold interview ASAP. Apply now for a quick response

For more information please contact Kieran Duggan on

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Required skills

  • CSCS
  • Highways
  • Streeteworks

Reference: 34856985

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