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Operative

Posted: 18 Nov 2020 Closes: 18 Dec 2020
Deddington, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -490242048

We are looking for Operatives to join our highways team in Oxfordshire to undertake duties associates with the maintenance and construction of public highways maintained by the Highway agency. You will cover our Deddington depot, with expectations to travel in the surrounding areas to cover out work where necessary.

This is an exciting position where we offer a competitive graded salary and excellent training. Our Highways team keep communities moving. Join them to help construct and maintain roads with Oxfordshire 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.

The successful candidate must be available to undertake winter and emergency maintenance out of hours activities on a standby rota basis throughout the year.

You'll:
  • Undertake out of hours winter maintenance and emergency works
  • Work on Highways furniture, equipment and similar fixtures (e.g. 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
We're looking for:
  • 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
Desirable:
  • New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative Accreditation
  • LGV Class C driving license / HGV license; however whilst we provide training, you must be able to gain your licence with 6 months of joining Skanska due to the contractual needs of the service
Our infrastructure services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of that is our work to operate, maintain and improve large parts of the UK road network. Whether you're involved in frontline operational work, design, project management or office-based services, every day you'll be helping to improve the lives of millions of people.

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected. characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

Please apply now to be considered for an immediate interview.

Additional Information
  • Location: Deddington, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
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  • About Skanska: We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic, we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.Make your next career move with us.

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