• Profile

Delivering what we promise

Highway Operative

South West
City Town:
Salary Details:
Excellent Earning Potential
27 May 2022
Vacancy Type:
About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure (part of MGroup Services) look after 24,000 miles of roads, 280,000 lighting assets and 20,000 miles of footways, always with a view to ensuring that all works are carried out as sustainably as possible and with minimal impact to local communities.

We are currently looking to recruit 4 Highway Operatives to work on our Devon Highways contract in East Devon.

As an operative you will be part of our East Area operations team who are responsible for the term Maintenance contract for Devon County Council.

To maintain the infrastructure of Devon County Highways 24 hours a day.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Maintain Health & Safety
  • Be prepared to work outdoors in all weathers 
  • To work as part of a team delivering various construction works, patching and masonry work
  • Keep up to date paperwork and job records
  • Participate in the out of hours standby rota

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Driving license is essential preferably HGV 2 
  • Tarmac spreader
  • Bricklayer
  • Kerb layer
  • Concrete finisher
  • Enthusiasm to learn

Additional Information

  • You must possess a high degree of manual dexterity demonstrated through the use of hand tools.
  • You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and be required to walk and stand on uneven ground. 
  • You must also be able to work within a confined space, without restriction.

What’s in it for you?

  • 21 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • HGV / LGV Driver Training 
  • Out of Hours / Standby Salary Enhancement (Bonus)
  • Winter Weather Program / Gritting (Bonus)
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • PPE Provided 
  • Training & Support for Industry Recognised Qualifications
  • Group Wide Career Development Opportunities. (Many of our Supervisors & Managers have been promoted internally)


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 ps@mgroupservices.com 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.