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Skilled Highways Operative

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
13/08/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 21/08/2019 12:00
Salary:
£21,589 - £23,836
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Vacancy ID:
190429
Employment Location:
Lionheart Depot, Alnwick
Post Number:
190429X
Closing date:
21 Aug
Further Information

You will carry out highways repairs and maintenance tasks including 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

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 Claire Coe (Trans HR Support Officer) on 07775026871 or claire.coe@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.