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Skilled Operative - Bucks (Amersham)

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Reporting to Supervisors/Area Manager – Amersham Depot. The purpose of the role is to assist in general highway maintenance operations.

Ringway Jacobs are responsible for the maintenance of the local highway network within Buckinghamshire. A vacancy has arisen for the role of Skilled Operative based in our Amersham Depot. The main purpose of the role is to assist, generally as part of a road maintenance team where driving forms part of the day to day role as well as general road maintenance duties.

The successful candidate will be required to work in road gangs and be involved in many aspects of highway maintenance and construction works. Applicants must be in possession of a LGV/HGV licence and be willing to take part in out of hour’s winter maintenance.


Work as part of the highway maintenance operational team.

Complete site safety risk assessments.

Assist with inspection of plant and machinery.

Provide general support to the area office team.

Delivery of business plan objectives.

Delivery of quality and associated KPIs.

Previous training in site, knowledge of chapter 8 signing and guarding, and New Road and Street Works reinstating methods would be desirable. Further training will be provided.

Skills and Experience

An understanding of the principles of Health, Safety and the Environment.

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

A broad practical knowledge of grass cutting and general maintenance techniques including siding out, hedge cutting, cutting grips, etc.

Highways Maintenance experience.

LGV/HGV Licence.


Team Player.


Other Information

  • Salary: TBC - depending on experience
  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: Amersham, Buckinghamshire
  • Career Level: n/a
  • Terms: n/a
  • Keywords: Skilled Operative
  • Closing Date Details: This role will be closed when we receive enough suitable applicants.