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Highway Maintenance Operative

  • Location: Swanley, Kent
  • Sector: Trades and Labour
  • Position: Trades
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 32143214_1573205277
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Job description

About the role

Are you a Highways Maintenance Operative looking for a new and exciting opportunity? If so read on.....

We currently have an opportunity for a Highways Maintenance Operative to join our Highways Emergency Response Team (ERT) to work in Swanley, Kent.

As part of the Connect Plus Services business based in Swanley, working on the M25, one of the busiest sections of road in the UK and one of the most important, you will be responsible for maintaining all aspects of the M25 network, such as; fixing potholes, repairing barriers, assisting the emergency services, litter picking, winter maintenance and much more.

The successful candidate will be required to work on a 4 on 4 off 12 hour shift rota (5am-5pm/5pm-5am).

To be considered for this opportunity, you MUST have Traffic Management (TMF/LTMO) and a Level 2 NVQ - Safety Fence Barrier qualifications.

What you'll be doing

As a Highways Maintenance Operative you will:

Undertake activities, as instructed, with capabilities to ensure that your area of responsibility is maintained. This will include but not exclusive to:

  • cyclical maintenance graffiti removal
  • carriageway repairs,
  • soft estate maintenance (eg grassland maintenance)
  • litter picking,
  • sign maintenance
  • cleansing
  • safety fence repairs
  • boundary fence repairs
  • civil engineering or building tasks of minor remedial nature (eg headwall repair)
  • any other duties allocated by Line Managers.

Who we're looking for

To be successful in this role you will have the following qualifications:

  • UK Driving Licence, minimum category C (LGV Class 2)
  • Driver Qualification Card
  • CSCS Operative Card
  • FISS card
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Highways Maintenance
  • Traffic Management Foreman (TMF) qualification/Lead Traffic Management Operative (LTMO)
  • NHSS Sector 2 A/B Fencing qualification - Lead Installer Status (to be appointed by the CPS)
  • ROLO Sector Scheme 18
  • NHSS12A/B 1 Day qualification
  • 12AB For Static Temporary Traffic Management on High Speed Roads and All Purose Trunk Road (APTR) network
  • NHSS Sector 2 A/B Fencing qualification
  • Unit 518 (formerly unit 13) Winter Service Operations and unit 580 (formerly unit 80) Snowplough/ V blade
  • Appropriate lifting qualification
  • Vehicle Marshall
  • 12AB Impact Protection Vehicle Courses (IPV)
  • Strimmer
  • Disc cutter/abrasive wheel

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

Our Highways Business Unit maintain, manage and operate major highway networks across the UK and support local authorities creating communities where people want to live, work and play.

We provide high quality asset strategy, management and planning consultancy services to a wide range of public and private sector customers. We also provide specialist, reliable, sustainable and creative advice for asset management planning and implementation in the UK.

We create safe, flexible and dynamic public spaces. We are right at the heart of a vital place-shaping agenda that brings together local authorities, local communities, central government and the private sector.

The essential work is to keep daily life moving!

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

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