Highways Operative - Bridgewater

Ref No. BHN537762
Salary £15 - £20/hour
Location Bridgwater, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months + )
Job Status Open


-Start ASAP

-A Full UK Clean Driving License

-Knowledge of highways and LGV driving

-8:30am-5:30pm OT for evening and weekends

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Highway Operative-Bridgewater

The Job

Highways Operative - Somerset
We are looking for Operatives to join our highways team in Dunball, Bridgwater. Our Highways team keep communities moving. Join them to help construct and maintain roads with Somerset Highways in a role that's ideal for anyone that enjoys manual outdoor work and is willing to pitch in and support winter and emergency maintenance out of hours activities on a standby rota.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Work on Highways furniture, equipment and similar fixtures (e.g. Pothole repairs, Excavation, Erection, maintenance, fixing and/or dismantling)
  • Drive all of the plant and equipment necessary for the required disciplines for maintenance and drainage on Highways and Network
  • Take responsibility for vehicles/plant/materials in your charge
  • Where appropriate provide direction/supervision of the work to less experienced operatives
  • Undertake out of hours winter maintenance and emergency works

You'll have:

  • A clean driving License
  • A commitment to Health and Safety
  • Good communication skills and basic literacy and numeracy
  • Ability to undertake a high level of manual work and work outdoors in all weathers - you will be required to assist in Winter Maintenance duties
  • New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative Accreditation
  • LGV Class C driving license OR demonstrate capability


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