Highways Maintenance Operative

Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Amey

Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The Opportunity

Are you looking for a new role where you can make a difference in your local community? Do you want to be a part of a team of over 20,000 dedicated employees helping to create better places to live, work and travel? Well look no further.

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic applicant for the position of Highways Maintenance Operative.

  • Location: multi-sites centred around North Cotswold, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire working on structures and construction (based at Moreton-in-Marsh depot GL56 0JB)
  • Working hours: 37.5 hours a week
  • Shift Pattern: Mon-Fri 07:45-16:30
  • Contract: Permanent

What is the purpose of this role?

To install temporary traffic management and cover all aspects of highways maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil's works, litter picking and etc. also to undertake Winter and emergency call out and standby.

What will this role involve?

  • Maintain high technical standards
  • Attend project and work briefings as required
  • To drive/operate vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance - (e.g. oil and water checks etc) and cleaning
  • All aspects of highways maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil's works, litter picking and etc
  • Winter maintenance operations
  • Emergency call out operations
  • Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public
  • Carrying out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly filling in defect books
  • Recoding of Drivers hours
  • Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation in line with operated allocation system
  • To keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, the emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customers.

What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would:

  • Have a Full Driving Licence -LGV Driving Licence (Class C)
  • General construction and structures maintenance knowledge
  • Appropriate qualification to relevant trade
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active in terms of delivering solutions
  • Good communication skills
  • 12D TRM Operative (Mod T1/T2)
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Banksman Slinger
  • CAT Scanner (Highways)
  • Emergency First Aid at work (HSE)
  • Environmental Awareness Tool Box Talk
  • Personal Highways Safety
  • Manual Handling
  • Medicals - other

Why work for Amey?
You will be a part of the Amey family, creating better places to live, work and travel. In addition, we will support you in developing your career. In return for your commitment, you be eligible to receive exceptional benefits packages such as:

  • A wealth of career and development opportunities within Amey
  • Paid holiday with the option to buy additional holiday
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Discounts at high street stores and more!
  • Discounted Gym Membership, Travel Insurance and Car Incentive Scheme
  • This is a great opportunity to be a part of our successful and growing business.

Reference: 619476871

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