Machine Driver (VN1203)

South West Highways

Machine Driver (VN1203)

Business Area: Fleet, Plant & Workshops

Vacancy Base: Exeter

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;
Working as part of a gang of 3, completing Ground Works, Drainage & General Civil Works
Provide support to other team members when needed.
 
Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
Being the appointed Machine Operator within the gang but not limited to machine works.
The operator will be required to work on the ground when the machine is not in use.
 
Formal qualifications required;
360 Excavator Driver
 
Skills required;
Driving 360 Excavators with competence in and around the high speed road network, civils and groundworks sites.
 
Experience required;
Civils, groundworks and general building.
Ideally be comfortable with drainage, bulk earthworks and road works.
 
Knowledge;
Good understanding of Health & Safety procedures
 
Personal qualities;
Ability to build positive relationships
Calm and sensible attitude.

 
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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