As a Highways Maintenance Operative you will support in all aspects of highway maintenance works including routine and cyclical maintenance, minor civil’s works and the installation of low speed temporary traffic management. In addition you will have the chance to be involved in Winter and emergency call out work.
What will the role involve?
• Maintain high technical standards. • Attend project and work briefings as required. • Participation in Winter maintenance operations including out of hours. • Participation in Emergency call out operations including out of hours. • To drive/operate vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance, (EG oil and water checks etc)
and cleaning. • All aspects of highway maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, footway and carriageway patching, kerbing works, minor civil’s works, ironworks and drainage. • Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public. • Carrying out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly completing the Checksafe App. • Recording of Drivers hours. • Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation including photographing works in line with operational requirements utilising a handheld tablet device. • To keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, the emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customer
What are we looking for?
• LGV licence and hold a CPC to enable driving duties in vehicles over 7.5 tonnes • Experience or qualifications relating to a highway’s maintenance, utility works or similar specialism • Desirable qualifications o NRSWA Operative but training will be provided o Winter Maintenance Quals, City and Guilds - but training will be provided • Desirable experience o Driving a range of multi-use vehicles and plant / applicable quals o Delivering highways maintenance activities in a fast paced / multi-site environment In return you will get a permanent role with a competitive salary along with 24 days holiday, pension, life assurance and other great flexible benefits. During the COVID pandemic our key workers have continued to deliver critical services and as such no employees were furloughed.
We’re all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work. Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK’s road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK’s defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on. As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. Whether it’s working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you’ll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.