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Highways Operative - LGV/HGV training

East of England
City Town:
March, Cambridgeshire
Transport & Logistics
18 Feb 2022
Vacancy Type:
About The Role
Milestone Infrastructure is working in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council in Cambridgeshire are seeking experienced Operatives to work in our March depot.
Milestone Infrastructure will support successful candidates with LGV/HGV training. 
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
  • 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 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.


About The Company

Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people-via rail, aviation and highways.

As a business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment.

Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.

At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued