Highways Operative (VN1134)

South West Highways

Highways Operative (VN1134)

Business Area: Highways Operatives

Vacancy Base: Plymouth

County: Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 45

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.
Activities of the team/department that this role will operate in;
To work as part of a Civils Team based in Plymouth delivering schemes which may include drainage, duct installation, kerb laying and paving.
Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
Working with a Chargehand, undertaking a wide range of routine and cyclical works.
Formal qualifications required;
Manual Handling
Abrasive Wheels
Safe Dig
Current Driving Licence
Skills required;
Ability to apply a range of generalist skills
Ability to use small plant & equipment
Good knowledge of Health & Safety and Risk Assessments
Experience required;
1 years experience in Highways Maintenance
You will have undertaken training on Health & Safety / Risk Assessment awareness
Good understanding of Risk Assessments and to assess according to safe systems of work
To understand and be responsible for own safety and of others
Personal qualities;
Team player, prepared to contribute and participate fully in team work
Prepared to work varying hours to meet the needs of the business
Prepared to develop and undertake relevant training and qualifications
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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