HGV Class II Driver (Highway Maintenance)

JT Recruit Ltd Loughborough
£9.39 per hour
27 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for a reliable and committed individual to work as a member of a team providing a professional service of highways maintenance and construction work, as instructed, to specification and to a time schedule.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. To carry out operations such as kerb laying, footway construction, excavations, carriageway construction, drainage, block paving, slabbing, brickwork to manholes, gullies etc. tarmacing to complete individual construction schemes effectively
2. To drive HGV lorries in order to collect / deliver materials to site in order that the job can progress with the minimum of disruption
3. To drive / operate specialist plant to perform highways maintenance operations such as Gully Emptier duties.
4. To carry out routine maintenance to the vehicle and to comply with all relevant legislation (e.g. Drivers Hours Regulations, European Driver Regulations, safe loads and weights in order to ensure safe and continued use.
5. To use various pieces of equipment (e.g. saws and compaction equipment)
6. To use appropriate equipment and procedures to detect and locate underground services in order to protect operatives and prevent damage to apparatus.
7. To participate in the standby rotas as required including the Emergency Out of Hours rota and the Winter Maintenance rota to support Winter services.
8. To comply with all Health & Safety legislation, Traffic Management requirements and Leicestershire Highways safety and Quality procedures to ensure personal safety and that of colleagues and the general public.
9. To comply with all Quality Management Systems, quality procedures and working practices.
10 To attend any training courses, to further develop skills / meet legal requirements, that may be necessary.
11 Such other duties, as required, commensurate with the duties of the post.

Hours of work: 6.30am - 4.30pm + potential on call rota