Highway Operative - Capita

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
£29,000 pa
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Number of posts:
Closing date:
26 Nov
Further Information
Becoming a Highways Operative will give you the opportunity to work in the North Tyneside area on highway maintenance works. Working as part of a 2-man gang with a Roadworker. Working from a pickup based out of a depot or starting on site

What you will be doing:
 - Undertake a range of advanced Highways tasks e.g. kerb laying, block paving, flag laying, laying concrete, drainage and all natural stone products.
 - Undertake traffic management associated with highway functions.
 - Be responsible for the identification of underground services during the execution of highway duties.
 - Use a variety of construction plant and tools
 - Use transport tools and materials and drive allocated vehicles and light plant as required, undertaking appropriate daily checks and maintaining appropriate records.
 - Receive, process and update work records in relation to highway maintenance and construction.

 - CSCS Card
 - Must have prior experience as a labourer on civil engineering / groundworks projects (ideally Highways)
 - Full Driving Licence
 - Experience in using a variety of small plant and tools (Stihl Saw, Pneumatic Breaker, Whacker Plate etc)

 - Mini excavator ticket
 - HGV Licence
 - IT Skills

About Local Government Services

At Government Services, we’re transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We’re using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air. Join us and discover better as you keep the country running smoothly.

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What’s in it for you?
 - A competitive basic salary (£29,000)
 - 23 days holiday (rising to 25 after 2 years’ service and 27 after 5 years) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
 - Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave…and plenty more
 - Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

What we hope you’ll do next:
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We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic.

We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.