Highways Maintenance Operative (Class 1/Class 2)

Location : Scaldwell, Northamptonshire, England
Job Ref : AR333
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Construction
Salary : £43k per year + + Overnight Allowance


AR333 – Highways Maintenance Operative (Class 1/Class 2)

Location: Scaldwell

Salary: £43,000 + Overnight Allowance


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a Highways Maintenance Operative (Class 1/Class 2).

60 hours a week (0700 – 1900) Mon – Fri with regular nights away. 

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • You will work as part of the construction team or defect team carrying out jobs such as paving, replacing kerbs, repairing potholes, replacing signs and other similar activities.
  • You will be accountable for carrying out the works given to them in a safe, efficient and timely manner, and escalate any issues to their supervisor.
  • To assist the Highways Maintenance Operative with the repairs of highway defects, using electronic devices to record works, ensuring current polices, strategies and national legislation are followed.
  • To assist the Highways Maintenance Operatives in dealing with enquires logged by other department and recording and completing works as required.
  • To ensure health, safety and welfare legislation, policy and best practise is adhered to.
  • To liaise with colleagues and departments to achieve agreed objectives.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Current full UK driving licence.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Abrasive Wheels.
  • CSCS card.
  • HGV Class 1 and / or 2 essential.
  • Ability to apply a range of generalist skills.
  • Ability to use small plant and equipment.
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety and Risk Assessments.
  • 1 year experience in Highways Maintenance.
  • You will receive training on Health and Safety / Risk assessment awareness.
  • Good understanding of risk assessments and assess according to safe systems of work.
  • To understand and responsible for the safety of yourself and others.
  • Team player, prepared to contribute and participate fully in teamwork.
  • Prepared to work varying hours to meet the needs of the business.
  • Prepared to develop and undertake relevant training and qualifications.

Location: Scaldwell

Salary: £43,000 + Overnight Allowance

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