Highways Operative (VN695)

Ringway

Highways Operative

Business Area: Highways Operatives

Vacancy Base: Milton Keynes

County: Buckinghamshire

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 39

Ringway is a market leader in the Highways Term Maintenance Industry, responsible for looking after over 50,000 kms of the UK’s highways network. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development and retention of a locally based workforce. We want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy, or developing new skills as you progress with our company.
 
Activities of the team/department that this role will operate in;
-Carry out a wide range of routine or cyclical maintenance works and operations, including patching works and small/medium civil works,
 
Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
-Take responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health & safety legislation.
-Deputise for Chargehand
-Run a two person crew on specific jobs and ensure work is carried out to specification
-Complete all necessary reporting either on paper or electronic
-Respond to emergencies and call outs during out of hours and assist with Winter Maintenance
 
Formal qualifications required;
-NRSWA Streetworks
-TM12 a, b, c or d
-HGV Licence Class 2
 
Skills required;
-Good communications skills
-Ability to use IT systems on a tablet such as Word & Excel would be an advantage
 
Experience required;
-Previous experience in highways maintenance and winter maintenance would be preferable
 
Knowledge;
-Knowledge of carriageway, footway specification and construction
-Good knowledge of the local area would be an advantage

 

Personal qualities;
-A courteous approach to colleagues and members of the public
-Willingness to work in a physically demanding role in all weathers and to work unsociable hours as required

 

A full driving licence is essential for this position

 

Awarded Investors in People Silver, a member of the 5% Club and recognised as an Investor in Diversity. Providing opportunity and growth for all our employees is the bedrock of our business, ensuring a safe, happy and productive workforce.
 
Read more about working for Ringway 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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