Highway Maintenance Operative

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1374203

 Job Description

The O&M Operative will work as part of a maintenance team carrying out traffic management and highway maintenance duties, including emergency response and winter maintenance operations

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE OPERATIVE

Northern Ireland

£20000 – 35000

Full Time, Part Time and Casual Hours are available

DESCRIPTION

The O&M Operatives will work as part of a maintenance team carrying out traffic management and highway maintenance duties, including emergency response and winter maintenance operations

Area: Highway Maintenance

Job Title: O&M Operative (Highways)

Reporting To: Operations Supervisor    

Location: O&M Depot, Edgewater Road, Belfast

Working Hours for Full Time employees: 35 hours per week on a shift rotation (4 days) covering 24/7/365, including standby periods and possible call outs. Additional hours may be required dependant on business needs.

Part Time and Casual Hours posts hours will vary 

Job Summary: The O&M Operative will work as part of a maintenance team carrying out traffic management and highway maintenance duties, including emergency response and winter maintenance operations          

Minimum Qualifications               

  • Cat C HGV Licence

Desirable Qualifications

  • NHSS 12A/B, Live Lane IPV, NHSS 12C, NHSS 12D, City & Guilds Winter Service Operative or similar, CRS/CSCS, IOSH, Streetworks, First Aid, Plant Operator

Minimum Experience   

  • Experience of Highway Maintenance operations or similar field         

Principal Functions        

  • Ensure that the DBFO1 network is maintained according to company procedures and standards, ensuring that Policies, Procedures and safe systems of work are adhered to at all times;
  • Ensure the safety of yourself, the workforce, the public, and any other person affected by your duties and responsibilities and actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees;
  • Carry out reactive and planned maintenance on highway assets including the operation of plant and equipment;
  • Installation and removal of emergency and planed Temporary Traffic Management in accordance with TSM Chapter 8;
  • Undertake Safety Patrols & Inspections including emergency and reactive repairs, and report thereon;
  • Utilise the Intertoll Asset Management System and manage data recording into the RMMS/IMMS software;
  • Co-ordinate incident and accident response operations and ensure that required personnel and equipment are available and that temporary measures are implemented to keep the route safe at all times;
  • Compile and issue required incident reports and ensure clear communication with Duty Officers;
  • Completion and recording of Winter Maintenance activities;
  • Provide direction and guidance to less experienced operatives;
  • Take responsibility for vehicles, plant, and materials in your charge and ensure they are maintained to the highest standard.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties that may be assigned  

Core Competencies and Attributes        

  • Logical;
  • Computer literate;
  • Safety First
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Remuneration and Benefits for full time post

  • Private pension
  • Standby payments
  • Overtime payments
  • Callout payments
  • Comprehensive training opportunities provided
  • Excellent base salary with many opportunities to increase earnings

Part Time and Casual Hour post Remuneration and Benefits will vary

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for the post and the range of duties to be undertaken.

It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks & objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals

To apply please click on the APPLY NOW button below

Please ensure to answer the qualifying question below