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Operative (Surfacing) at VolkerWessels UK

Operative (Surfacing)

VolkerWessels UK London, Greater London Full Time

The role

Responsible for working with both the direct labour and sub-contract labour, meeting targets and deadlines on time. These include the operation of mechanical plant, where trained and certificated. Also various aspects of surfacing, ie raking, screwman, roller driver, banksman, etc

Key accountabilities

  • Operation of mechanical plant.
  • Laying flexible surfacing (both hand and machine lay).
  • Pothole repairs.
  • Laying of type 1 sub-base.
  • The excavation of trial holes by hand.
  • The excavation of hard material, hand shovelling and sweeping.
  • The replacement of gratings in footways and carriageways
  • Site clearance.
  • The removal of undergrowth and scrub by hand, sweeping and shovelling.
  • Maintain and remove temporary traffic signs and road cones.
  • Assisting with the diversion of traffic.
  • To ensure the team works in a safe and effective manner to achieve optimum output and to the
  • required quality.
  • Ensure compliance with Health & Safety at Work Act at all times.
  • Be aware and comply with VolkerHighways Health & Safety, quality and Environmental policies.
  • To help with the unloading/loading of materials.
  • Ensure safe working practices are followed as outlined in Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Reporting vehicle and plant defects to Foreman
  • Skills & experience

  • Previous highways maintenance experience
  • Winter Maintenance experience
  • Good standard of English
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Other

    A competitive salary plus excellent benefits package including healthcare, pension etc.


    Recommended Skills

    • English
    • Maintenance
    • Occupational Safety And Health
    • Risk Analysis
    • Unloading
    • Environmental Policy
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