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Skilled Highway Operative

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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 our 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

Assist with inspection of plant, machinery and vehicle

Winter maintenance/ out of hours’ work

Skills and Experience


Possesses multiple skills to carry out a variety of highway maintenance and construction tasks

Understands and behaves safely, encourages others to behave safely

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

Able to take responsibility for setting and operating traffic management

Able to give clear basic instruction

Encourages other members of the team by example

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

Preference in holding driving licenses, HGV 2 / 7.5 ton & car.

Minimum of 5 years’ highways maintenance experience

Multi Skilled trades person


Winter Maintenance and emergency response

12 A/B Traffic Management

Highway maintenance and construction to include setting out, paving, kerb installation and realignment, edging installation, bituminous materials, drainage, signs to an excellent standard


Valid CSCS card


Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Highways Operatives