Highways Maintenance Operative (VN2309)

South West Highways

Highways Maintenance Operative (VN2309)

Business Area: Highways Operatives

Vacancy Base: Rockbeare, Exeter

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.
 
Activities of the team/department that this role will operate in;

To complete record sheets
Take responsibility for plant, equipment & vehicle defect inspections
Be prepared to develop and undertake relevant training and qualifications
To understand and be responsible for their own safety and that of others
To be available for emergency and/or winter call outs
To be able to manager other, taking responsibility for the organisation of specific jobs
 
 Formal qualifications required;
Abrasive Wheels
Emergency First Aid
UK Driving Licence
TM 12D
HGV Licence
 
Skills required;
Able to take responsible for traffic management
Use a range of power tools
Use of PDA as required
Able to give clear basic instructions
 
Experience required;
18 months experience
Gully emptying, LGV Winter, VRS (basic), TM12 a,b,c, or d
Dealing with the public
NVQ 2 Winter
 
Personal qualities;
Good communication skills
Able to work as part of a team
Flexible
Must live within 2 miles of Rockbeare Depot
 
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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