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Highways Operative

South West
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29 Jul 2022
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About The Role

Milestone Infrastructure is currently looking to recruit Highways Drainage Cleansing Operatives to work on our Devon Highways contract based out of our  Okehampton depot.

 As a Highways Drainage Operative you will be part of our Cyclic Team who are responsible for all cyclical highway maintenance on the Devon TMC contract.

The successful candidate will be willing to undertake a a degree of manual work for which they will need to be physically fit. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • To work as part of a team
  • Meet programme targets.
  • Comply with company health, safety, environment and quality standards.
  • Carry out highway drainage cleaning as per the benchmark.
  • Use on site electronic device.

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Good communication skills
  • Experience / knowledge required in using electronic devices.
  • Candidate must carry out work to a high standard.
  • Good timekeeping skills required.
  • CSCS
  • Candidate will require good knowledge of the west Devon area.
  • Chapter 8 or 12D traffic management training an advantage but can be supplied.
  • Knowledge of using a jetting machine preferred but training can be provided.

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
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance


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.