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Highways Maintenance Operative

Job Title: Highways Maintenance Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 25072858002
Job Published: January 17, 2019 12:49

Job Description

Highways Maintenance Operative
Ref: 25072858002

The Opportunity
Are you looking for a new role where you can make a difference in your local community? Do you want to be a part of a team of over 20,000 dedicated employees helping to create better places to live, work and travel? Well look no further.

We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic applicant for the position of Highways Maintenance Operative.

Location: Amey Glasgow Baillieston Highways Depot, G69 7PU
Working hours: 39 hours a week
Shift Pattern: Mon-Thu 08:00-16:30 and Fri 08:00-15:30 (Flexibility needed to carry out emergency call out and standby)
Contract: Permanent
 

What is the purpose of this role?
To install temporary traffic management and cover all aspects of highways maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil’s works, litter picking and etc. also to undertake Winter and emergency call out and standby.

What will this role involve?
Maintain high technical standards
Attend project and work briefings as required
To drive/operate vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance – (e.g. oil and water checks etc) and cleaning
All aspects of highways maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities, minor civil’s works, litter picking and etc
Winter maintenance operations
Emergency call out operations
Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect member of the public
Carrying out vehicle checks prior to shift starting, correctly filling in defect books
Recoding of Drivers hours
Allocation and capturing time and resource utilisation in line with operated allocation system
To keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, the emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customers.
What are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would:

Have a Full Driving Licence
HGV/LGV Driving Licence (Class C) (Desirable)
Have experience in an industry role such as civil engineering, groundworks or any other relevant background
Be knowledgeable on Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE)
Be self-motivated and have a positive attitude
Be willing to learn and develop new skills
Why work for Amey?
You will be a part of the Amey family, creating better places to live, work and travel. In addition, we will support you in developing your career. In return for your commitment, you be eligible to receive exceptional benefits packages such as:

A wealth of career and development opportunities within Amey
Paid holiday with the option to buy additional holiday
Child Care Vouchers
Discounted Gym Membership, Travel Insurance and Car Incentive Scheme
Discounts at high street stores and more!
This is a great opportunity to be a part of our successful and growing busines