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SLA05171 - Team Leader Operations

Posted on Jan 25, 2019 by South Lanarkshire Council

Larkhall, Lanarkshire United Kingdom
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
£615 - £43.5k Annual
Job Description

Internal Applicants only.

Community & Enterprise Resources (Roads and Transportation Services) are seeking an Operational Team Leader as part of a new centralised construction unit based in Canderside Depot.

You will have a background in road maintenance and construction in addition to knowledge of developing and managing works programmes. You will ensure the productivity and efficiency of the workforce, providing excellent customer service, knowledge and application of good health and safety practices, experience in dealing with arising disciplinary matters in addition to experience of contracting within a road maintenance environment. Knowledge of contract procurement procedures will also be advantageous.

This post involves the management of an area team dealing with routine, reactive and planned maintenance, including proprietary road treatments and liaison with subcontractors. You will be assisted by a Depot Manager and 2 Engineering Officers, 4 Supervisors and a team of approximately 32 Road Operatives and 12 Chargehands.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in an all year round standby rota for which payment of overtime and standby will be made.

An HNC in Civil Engineering (or equivalent) is essential.

Incorporated Engineer status with an appropriate Engineering body is desirable.


As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

As this post involves accessing the public services network, the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence with be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employees and encourage applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum competency/behaviour requirements for the position.

Reference: 632747279