Highways Operative

Posted 27 October 2023
Salary £36.5k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Job Description: Highways Operative
Location: Cornwall
Salary: Up to £36,500
About the Role:
My client, a multi-disciplined business, is currently experiencing substantial growth and is seeking dedicated Highways Operatives for civil engineering and surfacing roles in Cornwall and Devon with an immediate start. The available positions encompass Groundworkers, Machine Operators, and Surfacing Operatives (both Machine and Hand Lay). The organization is eager to engage with individuals possessing the required skills and experience for these roles.
About You:
The organization is seeking individuals who exhibit the following qualities:
- Proficiency in civil engineering and construction, backed by knowledge and skills.
- Possession of a relevant construction accreditation (e.g., CSCS/CPCS/NPORS).
- Possession of a valid driving license, which is an essential requirement for these positions.
Their Offer to You:
- Working Hours: A guaranteed 45-hour workweek.
- Contract Type: Permanent.
In addition, joining the organization entails an employee benefits package, which includes:
- A generous pension scheme with employer contributions.
- Access to an employee discount scheme and participation in wellbeing events.
- Provision of full Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Opportunities for overtime.
- Holiday entitlement commencing at 23 days and progressively increasing to 28 with service (pro-rata for part-time positions), with the option to purchase additional leave.
- Participation in the Cycle to Work scheme.
- Investment in and support for your continuous training and development.
The organization maintains a commitment to safeguarding the welfare of all service users, clients, and customers. If the role involves working with vulnerable individuals and/or children and young people, candidates will be expected to undergo a relevant DBS check as a prerequisite for successful appointment to the position.

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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 professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email Jordan.townley@carringtonwest.com for more information.
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