Skilled Highways Operative - Alnwick

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/09/2019 23:59
£21,589 - £23,836
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Lionheart Depot, Alnwick
Closing date:
20 Sep
Further Information

You will carry out highways maintenance and construction tasks including carriageway resurfacing, modular and block paving, laying insitu concrete and associated steel reinforcement, associated iron work (i.e., manholes, gully’s, valve cases), laying kerb and channels, installing and repairing of all types of drainage pipes and systems and operate mechanical jetting plant, fitting formwork and shoring-up equipment, fitting metal concrete bollards and excavation work.

You must have City & Guilds Craft Certificate in Roadwork, NVQ Level 2 or an equivalent qualification and previous experience of highways and construction works. You will have the strength dexterity and co-ordination to use hand or power tools of larger pieces of equipment, the specialist skills associated with the operation and maintenance of hand and power tools and the ability to drive a variety of work related general purpose vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes.

We are offering:  A starting salary of £21,589
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

Closing date Midnight on Friday 20th September 2019

A copy of the job description for this post is attached

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; if Trans applicants have any concerns regarding the process please contact Rebecca Harding (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07770975678 or rebecca.harding@northumberland.gov.uk.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview please email  hrrecruitment@ northumberland.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.