Highways Maintenance Operative (VN2091)

South West Highways

Highways Maintenance Operative (VN2091)

Business Area: Highways Operatives

Vacancy Base: Rockbeare, Exeter

County: Devon

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 39

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 team to undertake highway maintenance, construction and contract work.
Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
Specific patching, drainage, masonry, surfacing, cyclic maintenance, emergency and highways maintenance tasks.
Formal qualifications required;
Full UK Driving Licence
Lantra 12d (desirable)
HGV2 (desirable)
Skills required;
Ability to use apps on both tablet and phone to input Health & Safety documents and timesheets
Experience required;
Experience of construction or traffic management desirable
Knowledge of Health & Safety through CSCS
Personal qualities;
Reliable, driven, flexible as role does involve overtime
Good time keeper
Approachable, good communications skills
Must live within 20 miles of Rockbeare
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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