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The main purpose of the role is to assist, generally as part of a team, in delivering highway maintenance and construction works. We have roles based out of Brunswick and Wardle Depot.
Work as part of the highway maintenance operational team
Carry out a variety of skilled tasks including carriageway, footway, drainage maintenance.
Ensure that all works are completed safely
Receive daily briefings and understand risks and control measures required for the task
Complete daily record sheets and associated documents
Ensure that works are completed to the required standard and within required timescales
Report safety concerns
Ensure waste is dealt with in the appropriate manner
Pothole repair and carriageway defect reinstatements.
Carriageway and footway patching and construction.
Drainage works, including laying pipes, resetting ironwork and gully / access chamber construction.
Installation of road signs and other small civil works.
Soft estate maintenance works (e.g. grass cutting, strimming, etc.)
Traffic Management operations.
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
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
Ability to deal effectively with peers, client representatives and the general public
Able to follow basic instruction
Take personal responsibility for work produced, makes decisions and provides detailed solutions when escalating decisions upwards
Highways maintenance experience
A current, valid driving licence is essential
Willing to work flexible hours and overtime when required
A good understanding of health and safety and its impact on the workplace
Ability to work safely and productively with minimum supervision
Good communication and interpersonal skills will be necessary.
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with customers both internally and externally.
Demonstrable awareness of environmental aspects and impacts and waste management
NVQ or City & Guilds training in the use of salt-spreading vehicles is desirable
Relevant New Roads and Streetworks or NHSS 12 training and qualifications would be highly beneficial
Experience in the use of handheld technology (Tablets, PDAs, Smartphones, etc.) would be advantageous but not essential. Local knowledge of the county would be beneficial
- Salary: TBC - depending on experience
- Type: Permanent
- Location: Cheshire
- Career Level: n/a
- Terms: n/a
- Keywords: Highway Operatives