Highway Maintenance Technician

Ref No. EMP408183
Salary £15 - £23/hour
Location Leicestershire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (3-6 months+)
Job Status Now Interviewing


Our client is seeking to recruit a Technician to join the Highway Service Delivery team and assist in the ongoing transformation of the management and delivery of the preventative management


Highway / Civil Engineering background

The Job

The successful candidate will have excellent process management, ICT and administrative skills; preferably with a background in Highway / Civil Engineering. Previous experience of working in a formal project based environment is desirable but not essential.

Activities: Assist with
. Scheduling of packages of work for operational delivery for cyclical seasonal activities
. Monitor requirements for sub-contractor engagement
. Gather data on performance outputs
. Analyse and calculate performance statistics
. Maintain contact with contractors assisting with Winter Gritting routes
. Monitor activities with snow wardens, & grit bin re-fills
. Assist with administration of HMS queries for the team
. Undertake accurate measurement on site, prepare target priced estimates and discuss procurement of specialist items and/or materials with the Purchasing team.
. Undertake final measurements and report to the appropriate officer so that actual performance can be measured against plan for management of performance, budget, and future planning.
. Assist where required in the development of plans and tenders for work, liaising with operational Supervisors to ensure optimum use of resources
. Contribute to the improvement of working practices
. Site visits will be required to ensure accuracy of information - travel expenses will be offered in line with the clients T&C's. (expect business insurance for vehicle)
. Working with preventative maintenance team to ensure patching process is effective and programming is on track, have ability to check or update risk assessments for role - H&S focus throughout work
. 37 hours / week
. Outgoing, organised, ability to work alongside others and support team where necessary, ability to work on own where required.
. 3 - 6 months - extensions available up to 12 months and beyond.
. Flexible working could be considered - further information available during initial discussion.
. ASAP - w.c 19th Feb possible interview schedule.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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