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Ganger - Bucks (High Wycombe)

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Reporting to the Supervisor. The main purpose of the ganger role is to lead and control a small team of operatives in delivering highway maintenance and construction works.


Lead and direct the day to day work of the highway maintenance operational team.

Effective management and control of the gang.

To have and be able to apply an appropriate range of general maintenance skills.

Ensure receipt of pre-start paperwork and completion of 5 minute briefing.

Ensure receipt and understanding of works packs, including method statements and risk assessments.

Completion of site specific risk assessment forms assessing in line with the safe systems of work.

Completion of daily record sheets and associated site documents.

Support Supervisor objectives in delivery of required outputs.

Take lead responsibility for all health and safety matters on site.

Ensure organisation and management of fleet and plant operated by the gang.

Ensure completion of inspections of plant, machinery and vehicles.

Ensure waste is dealt with in the appropriate manner.

The post holder will be required to participate in out-of-hours winter maintenance and emergency response activities on a rota basis, which will sometimes involve working unsociable hours, weekends and public holidays.


Skills and Experience


Organised and assertive.

Ability to assist supervisor with all duties.

Possesses multiple skills to deliver and demonstrate desired outcome to the team

Understands and behaves safely, encourages others to behave safely and helps develop new safety processes.

Able to carry out basic safety, quality and environmental audits and risk assessments.

Ability to deal effectively with peers, client representatives and the general public.

Working knowledge and ability to take responsibility for traffic management.

Able to give clear basic instructions.

Drives the team by example, explaining customer requirements clearly and concisely and delivers work on or exceeding targets.

Demands and delivers high standards, has a passion for customer service that challenges poor service delivery.

Take personal responsibility for work produced, makes decisions and provides detailed solutions when escalating decisions upwards.

Understands customer’s needs, takes ownership and directs the team to achieve the desired outcome.

Develop and implement new ways of working to stretch performance, improve efficiency and deliver value for money.

Champion and leads corporate initiatives that help to deliver change and continuous improvement.

Minimum of 5 years highways maintenance experience.

Multi-skilled trade’s person.


Winter Maintenance qualification.

12 A/B Traffic Management.

Valid NRSWA.

Valid CSCS card.

Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Ganger
  • Closing Date Details: This role will close when we receive enough suitable applicants.