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Highways Maintenance Operative - Partner Organisation

Lincolnshire County Council
£19,773 to £25,870
Closing date
28 Feb 2022

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Environment, Environmental Management, Highways, Streetscene, Traffic Management
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Full time
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This opportunity is being advertised on behalf of Lincolnshire County Councils Highways Maintenance partner Balfour Beatty.

Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a Highways Maintenance Operative to join our Living Places business unit to work in Lincolnshire.

These positions are based across Lincolnshire at LCC/Balfour sites in Horncastle, Sturton, Pode Hole and Sleaford.

Salary on offer is: £19,773 - £25,870, offers will be based on experience and skills. 

Role Purpose:

  • Required to work within the revenue team on the Lincolnshire Term Maintenance contract completing reactive, emergency and winter service operational activities; utilising knowledge and experience to ensure that all works are completed to the required Health, Safety and Quality standards;
  • Responsible for carrying out all aspects of Highways Maintenance works including routine and cyclical maintenance, minor civils, emergency attendance, making sites safe and temporary / permanent repairs.

What you'll be doing

As a Highways Maintenance Operative you will:

  • Work within a culture of Zero Harm embedding the 4 Golden Rules within all aspects of service delivery;
  • Report all observations Close Calls and Good Practices;
  • Compliance with all statutory and company procedures across all the functions, specifically H&S;
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships across all teams.
  • Carry out a broad range of Highway maintenance activities - safety, efficiently and to a high standard;
  • Conduct operational activities against required quality standards;
  • Undertake required work progress against agreed programmes;
  • Select and undertake appropriate work methods to ensure the work is completed right first time;
  • Ensure that work activities meet project work requirements;
  • Utilise the effective deployment and use of plant, equipment or machinery;
  • Organise, control and monitor supplies of materials;
  • Evaluate job information / solution and recommend improvements.
  • Carry out all reasonable work instructions via the handheld device;
  • Support the emergency service provision in and out of hours;
  • Support the delivery of winter service provision;
  • Contribute to the overall profitability of the services providing through effective use of resources.
  • Provide customer service in construction;
  • Be an ambassador for Balfour Beatty at all times.

Who we're looking for

The following qualities are essential:

  • Health and Safety first;
  • Adaptable to changing situations;
  • Team work;
  • Reliable;
  • Willing to learn;
  • Listen to and do what is required;
  • Pride in work;
  • Honest / Act with integrity;
  • Customer facing;
  • Positive Attitude;
  • Professional Conduct;
  • Willing to share knowledge;
  • Quality and accuracy of work;
  • Continually striving to improve performance;
  • Good Communication skills.

The following experience is desirable:

  • Carriageway pot hole / patch repairs;
  • Highway Civils;
  • Linear Drainage;
  • Iron works;
  • Concreting;
  • Driving;
  • Gritting roads;
  • Traffic Management;
  • Kerbing;
  • Block Laying;
  • Slabbing;
  • Plant awareness;
  • Manual Handling.

The following Qualifications are desirable:

  • Class 2 Licence;
  • NRSWA;
  • First Aid;
  • Lantra T1;
  • Lantra T2;
  • CSCS;
  • Abrasive Wheel;
  • Manual Handling;
  • Banksman;
  • NVQ Winter Service;
  • Roller / Dumper;
  • CPC;
  • Chainsaw;
  • Telehandler.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

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