Highways Operative (1077)

South West Highways

Highways Operative (1077)

Business Area: Highways Operatives

Vacancy Base: Devon

County: Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 40

South West Highways is a regional employer that maintains the friendly feel of a local business. A highway services and construction business with a highly trained workforce, which is our greatest asset, enabling us to operate a self delivery model.. As testament to our success, we have managed two of the longest running highway maintenance and repair contracts in the UK and are entrusted by private and public sector clients to deliver their vision for expanding capacity and improving local services.

Vacancy will be based in Plymouth

Activities of the team/department that this role will operate in;
You will be working within a team responsible for providing a high standard of work which include Drainage, Footways, Patching (Tarmacing), Street Scene, Emergency Service and Winter Operations.

Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
You will need to work within a team of  2 & 4 and deliver the works requested for the TMC contract as stated above, in a professional and timely manner and to a high standard.

You will need to work closely with site supervisor or lead time to support the delivery of the works.
Formal qualifications required;
• Background experience within highways operations
• Good all-round construction skills
• Valid CSCS card
• 12D Traffic Management card (preferable)
• Streetworks(preferable)
• Full clean driving licence
• HGV licence


Experience required;
Previous experience on working and delivering highways operations.


Good knowledge of Plymouth area.
Personal qualities;
You will be open, honest and hard working and be able to work within the within a team.
We understand that retaining and attracting the right people into our business is fundamental to maintaining the quality of service we provide to our clients and the wider public. We believe in empowering our employees and equipping them with the tools and training they need to be effective in their jobs, as well as enabling them to achieve their personal and professional goals. Our people are our strength and we believe passionately in investing in their future.
Read more about working for Southwest Highways on our careers website 
We have a dedicated recruitment team and politely request that agencies refrain from contacting anyone across our businesses with regards to speculative CV’s or offering to assist with our vacancies, thank you.  

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