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Experienced Groundworker / Construction Worker HW3

Location:
South West
City Town:
Sandford, North Somerset, BS25 5RJ
Department:
Operations
02 Sep 2022
Vacancy Type:
Employee
About The Role

We at Milestone are looking for a skilled and experienced Groundworks Operative / Construction worker / labourer to join our Highway Maintenance team based at our depot in Sandford and working across the North Somerset area.

Our Highways team keep communities moving. Join us to help construct and maintain North Somerset Highways. This role is ideal for an experienced and skilled groundworker / construction worker /  labourer keen to lead a 2 man team or to work as part of a 3 or 4 man team delivering small highway maintenance and improvement projects, whilst also willing to assist with the out of hrs winter maintenance and emergency call out activities via a standby rota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work on small highway, footpath, drainage, signing and kerbing projects.
  • Operate plant and equipment necessary for the project delivery
  • Where appropriate provide direction/supervision of the work to less experienced operatives
  • Undertake out of hours emergency call out works
  • Undertake out of hrs winter maintenance driver duties

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Clean driving License
  • Taking a leading role in manging the Health and Safety in the team
  • Extensive groundworks / construction works, preferably in Highways
  • Qualifications in the operation of most relevant plant and equipment
  • Good communication skills and basic literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to undertake a high level of manual work and work outdoors in all weathers
  • Willingness to assist in out of hrs Winter Maintenance and Emergency Response duties
  • LGV Class C driving license OR capable of LGV Class C training provided by Milestone
  • Commitment to Customer Service

Desirable:

  • New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative Accreditation
  • CSCS Card
  • Highways Operative experience
  • Lantra 12 D
  • Small tools training
  • 360 mini digger – NPORS or CITB

What's in it for you:

  • Basic salary range of £26,000 – £30,000 (£12.82 - £14.79 per hr) -  this is dependent on previous experience, skills and qualifications
  • OTE - £27,500 - £31,500 with contractual Overtime and Standby
  • On-going training and career development opportunities to fully realise your potential
  • 21 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays + Pension provision

Our Milestone Infrastructure team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you’re involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you’ll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

A career with us means you’ll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role. 

We thrive through embracing differences because we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams.

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.

If you would like to learn more about Infrastructure Services and / or to apply for this role please go to our web site @ milestoneinfra.co.uk.

 

 

About The Company

At Milestone we embrace diversity, opening a rich potential for new ways of thinking and helping us to build successful and winning teams. We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process; and as a Disability Confident employer, if you require any adjustments that would assist you throughout your application, please contact us at [email protected] or inform the recruitment manager in the first instance and we will be pleased to offer support.

We also welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need.  Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview; whether this is part-time working, home working, or any other alternative. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role.

This is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Milestone. The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.