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Highway Operative

  • Location:

    Somerset

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £13 - 15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

    michael.hayward@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

  • Job ref:

    JO0000035193

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    30/08/2022

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Highways Operative
 
I am currently recruiting for a Highways Operative to join our highways team in Yeovil, Somerset.
 
The Highways Operative will undertake duties associates with the maintenance and construction of public highways in the local area. The successful candidate will need to be available to undertake winter and emergency maintenance out of hours activities on a standby rota basis throughout the year.
 
The duties of the Highways Operative will be to:
 
·Undertake out of hours winter maintenance and emergency works work on highways furniture, equipment and similar fixtures (e.g. Erection, maintenance, fixing and/or dismantling).
·Drive all of the plant and equipment necessary for the required disciplines for maintenance and drainage on highways and network.
·Take responsibility for vehicles/plant/materials in your charge.
· Where appropriate provide direction/supervision of the work to less experienced operatives.
 
We are looking for the Highways Operative to:  
·Be able to demonstrate a commitment to Health and Safety.
·Good communication skills and basic literacy and numeracy.
·Ability to undertake a high level of manual work and work outdoors in all weathers.
·Able to demonstrate good customer care skills (i.e. dealing with the public).
·Clean driving License.
 
 
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Megan Knight at Carrington West on 02393 876082. 
 
FOOTNOTE: 
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation. 
 
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Megan at Carrington West on 02393 876082 for more information.  
 
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