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Highways Operative

  • Location: Frome, Somerset
  • Sector: Trades and Labour
  • Position: Trades
  • Salary: £10.50 - £12.92 per hour
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HIGHFROM_1574843733
Job description

My client who is one of the top construction and development companies in the UK are looking to recruit for Highways Operatives to work on one of their projects based in Somerset.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure the safety of the workforce and public
  • Undertake out of hours winter maintenance and emergency works
  • Be fit and in good health and able to carry out high levels of manual work and work out of doors in all weather
  • Ensure full understanding and application of our Policy and Procedures and delivery of service to the public
  • Erecting and removal of appropriate signs, barriers, warning lamps etc in accordance with the Code of Practice
  • The preparation, application, compaction and removal of soils, rocks, coated and other materials
  • Work on Highways furniture, equipment and similar fixtures(e.g. Erection, maintenance, fixing and/or dismantling)
  • General maintenance of highway environs
  • Work to precise levels and requirements in construction work in a number of tasks (e.g. Drain laying, trench timbering, manhole concreting, kerb laying, fencing, walling, flag and block paving, signing works) to be a competent in at least 3 of these tasks and maintain all other disciplines as required to cover the highways network.
  • Driving of vehicles requiring specialist LGV Class C driving skills or prepared to undertake appropriate training.
  • Drive all of the plant and equipment necessary for the required disciplines for maintenance and drainage on Highways and Network
  • Take responsibility for vehicles/plant/materials in your charge
  • Where appropriate provide direction/supervision of the work to less experienced operatives
  • Any other duties of a similar nature in accordance with the current grade, or as requested by your line manager

The ideal candidate will have:

  • CSCS Card
  • LGV Licence (Desirable)
  • NRSWA (Desirable)
  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Safety Critical Medical (Must either have or obtain before start)

If you are interested in this position then please apply or for more information then please contact Jack Brown at PSR Solutions on 01785 715505

Call +441785715505 (Adam Clever Clever)