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Register your interest - Highways Operatives - Somerset Highways

Posted: 11 Nov 2020 Closes: 11 Dec 2020
United Kingdom, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time 1484439456

Register your interest to work within our growing Highways team!

Due to increased workload, we are looking to speak to candidates local to our Yeovil depot, ideally from a Highways background and who hold an LGV Licence, to join us as an Operative.

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
  • New Roads and Street Works (NRSWA) Operative Accreditation
  • LGV Class C driving license OR demonstrate capability to support investment of LGV Class C training during probationary period

We will offer you:
  • Excellent earning potential through overtime
  • On-going training and career development opportunities to fully realise your potential
You will:
  • 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
Our Infrastructure Services team delivers projects that maintain and enhance the built environment. Part of our work is 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.

We are Skanska, a leading construction company and developer, proud of being an inclusive and responsible business that is helping to build a better society. Drawing on our Scandinavian heritage, we are green, innovative and progressive, bringing people and technology together to build, upgrade and maintain the country's buildings and infrastructure.

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.

Additional Information
  • Location: 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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