Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Salary: £12.00 - £14.80 per hour + PAYE/LTD
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Civil Engineering
Contact Name: Julia Glancy

Highways Operative (Winter drivers LGV/HGV)

Job Description

We require Highways Operatives to undertake all aspects of highways maintenance with HGV/LGV licence and CPC drivers qualification :

Contract: to start ASAP to 04th April 2021

Standard Working hours are Mon - Fri 07:45hrs -16:30hrs - 8 hrs per day

Location: Yeovil BA22 8RP


LGV/HGV licence

CPC Drivers qualification card

CSCS card

Will require to obtain medical check prior start

You will also have to undertake standby duties for Winter and emergency response on a weekly rota basis which would be for 7 days of the week outside of t normal working hours so it would be 16:30hrs - 07:45hrs Mon - Fri & 24hrs per day on sat & sun ( also covering Bank Holidays ).

Weekly standby: £192.50

Call-outs for EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE are paid at a minimum of 2 hours @ £14.30 p/h for each call-out Monday - Saturday and £19.00 p/h for Sunday and Bank holidays

To undertake duties associates with the maintenance and construction of public highways maintained by Somerset Highways. The successful candidate will need to be available to undertake winter and emergency maintenance out of hour's activities on a standby rota basis throughout the year.


  • The erecting and removal of appropriate signs, barriers, warning lamps etc in accordance with the Code of Practice
  • The preparation, application, compaction and removal of soils, rocks, coated and other materials
  • Work on Highways furniture, equipment and similar fixtures(e.g. Erection, maintenance, fixing and/or dismantling)
  • General maintenance of highway environs. Work to precise levels and requirements in construction work in a number of tasks (e.g. Drain laying, trench timbering, manhole concreting, kerb laying, fencing, walling, flag and block paving, signing works) to be a competent in at least 3 of these tasks and maintain all other disciplines as required to cover the highways network.
  • Driving of vehicles requiring specialist LGV Class C driving skills or prepared to undertake appropriate training. Drive all of the plant and equipment necessary for the required disciplines for maintenance and drainage on Highways and Network

This vacancy is advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Recruitment


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