Service Care Solutions Ltd

Highways Operative

A Local Authority based in Leicestershire is looking for General Field Operative to join their Highways team.

These are full time, temporary ongoing agency roles and the successful candidates must have experience in Traffic/Highways, ideally Highways/Construction tickets and ideally experience in a similar local authority setting.



The main purpose of the role is to work as part of a team to deliver a best value, customer-focussed service throughout Leicestershire and occasionally, surrounding counties.


You will work flexibly, efficiently and effectively to maintain highways, footpaths and structures in accordance with statutory requirements
Activities included are; Quick Response, General Maintenance, Drainage, Road-mender, Gully Emptying, Camera Van, occasional Construction and Surfacing

The main additional responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

Kerb laying, footway and carriageway construction, excavations, drainage, block paving, slabbing, brickwork to manholes, routine gully emptying, attend to drainage problems, laying bitumen, spreading, levelling and laying of materials to lines and levels, and support on Construction and Surfacing activities
Drive/operate specialist plant to perform all highways operations, and use equipment such as saws, compaction equipment etc to meet contractual requirements
Carry out daily routine maintenance to appropriate vehicle and plant, complying with relevant legislation (e.g driver's hours regulations, European Drivers Regulations, safe loads and weights) to ensure safe and continued use.
Use appropriate equipment and procedures to detect and locate underground services to protect
operatives and prevent damage to apparatus.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following competencies/attributes;

NVQ 2 in Highways Maintenance or similar
Skilled Road-worker Trades Test Assessment
New Roads and Streetworks Act (NRSWA) Qualification (Operative)
Accredited and relevant H&S Training Records and Certification (e.g.

NPORS plant operator, Appointed Person, etc).
Valid driving licence

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering a rate of £12.50 p/hour Umbrella Ltd.

(Approx.

£340 NET take home pay per week after all deductions).



If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to jamal.cantwell@servicecare.org.uk or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.



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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £12.5 per hour + Umbrella Ltd dependant on experience/
  • Location: Leicester, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Tel: 01772 208967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2021-04-09 15:44:55 -

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