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Highways Operative

Location:
East Anglia
City Town:
Whittlesford
Department:
Operations
08 Mar 2024
Vacancy Type:
Employee
About The Role

Highways Operative

21 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
Out of hours / Call out (Overtime)
Pension scheme
Life Assurance
Personal Accident Insurance
Ongoing training & development
HGV / LGV Driver training

Milestone Infrastructure is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council in Cambridgeshire are seeking experienced Operatives to work in our Whittlesford depot.

As a Highway Operative your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • To work as part of operations crew undertaking various labouring duties including excavation works, laying and levelling of kerbs, slabs and bitumen macadam, drainage and gully installations
  • To ensure that reasonable care is taken at all times for the health, safety and welfare of own and other persons and to comply with all local and statutory Health & Safety procedures
  • To operate small plant and equipment used in highway maintenance with guidance from Site Supervisor
  • To install traffic management under instruction in accordance with method statements with guidance from Site Supervisor
  • To participate in an out of hours emergency call out system covering the Cambridgeshire Highway Services network

Skills and Knowledge requirements:

  • Clean driving licence
  • Ground Works experience, highways preferred
  • Willingness to work outside of normal hours and weekends as required (paid as overtime) in all weathers
  • Good customer care skills (i.e. dealing with the public)
  • Demonstration of capability to gain HGV Class C licence during probationary period - emergency standby and winter maintenance are a contractual part of the service we deliver

Desirable:

  • LGV/HGV Class C – training will be given
    New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative Accreditation
  • CSCS
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 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 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.

 

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.

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.