Highways Maintenance Operative

Recruiter
First Military Recruitment Ltd
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Salary
£19000 - £21000/annum + OTE £40,000 with overtime and shif
Posted
09 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
MB171 – Highways Maintenance Operative

Location: Kings Lynn, Norfolk

Salary: £20,000 (£40,000 OTE with overtime and shift allowance)

Overview:

First Military Recruitment are currently recruiting for a number of Highways Maintenance Operatives across Norfolk, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to join one of the UK's leading Highways Maintenance companies.

This role will involve frequent night working on an 11 hour shift pattern (39 hours per week) with regular overtime. Staff will be paid on a monthly basis.

Key Responsibilities:
* Undertake general highway maintenance activities including kerbing, concrete work, paving and slabbing, laying asphalt, iron works, post erection, sign erection, fencing etc…
* Take part in the out of hours Emergency Response and Winter Maintenance rotas as required
* Help to keep the depot clean and tidy; ensuring all plant and equipment is stored securely at the end of each working shift.
* Keep lorries and vans clean, tidy and serviceable
* Ensure daily drivers checks are undertaken
* Set out and maintain temporary traffic management
* Deal with enquiries from residents and business effected by the works
* Take responsibility for personal safety and ensure that actions do not adversely affect others
* Ensure that PPE is kept clean and in good condition
* Ensure that site records of work done are completed for every job
* Ensure that near misses and hazards are reported in a timely manner
* Ensure that defective plant and equipment if reported in a timely manner

Key Skills and Qualifications:

Essential:
* Driving licence
* Experience in general construction or civil engineering work
* Experience in site safety procedures
* Experience in working to deadlines and targets
* To be a good communicator and to be able to pass on skills
* To be a good self-organiser
* Able to work in a team and under own initiative
* To be assertive and diplomatic
* Self-motivating and a good motivator of the labour force
* Generally willing, helpful, enthusiastic and flexible

Desirable:
* Experience in Traffic Management
* Clean current HGV Driving licence
* Drivers CPC
* NRSWA Streetworks Operative qualification
* Stihl saw certificate
* Pedestrian Roller
* First aid or appointed person
* Literate & numerate
* IT Skills

Location: Kings Lynn, Norfolk
Salary: £20,000 (£40,000 OTE with overtime and shift allowance)
Hours of work: 39 hours per week Monday to Friday