Roadworker - Ardelve

A vacancy has arisen in our Ardelve depot for a Roadworker.

Preferably you should be an experienced roadworker with the necessary skills to carry out various road maintenance operations, training can be provided if necessary. Preferably you should have, as a minimum, an LGV Class 2 Licence (HGV2), and be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby rota basis.

For more information or an Internal Application Form please contact:

The closing date for applications is:

18th January 2019



1. Job Purpose:

To carry out general labouring and driving duties, (appropriate to licence), as and when required.

2. Responsibilities and Activities:

• The erection and removal of temporary signs and barriers (permanent signs and barriers).
• Preparation, application, compaction and removal of soils, rocks, coated and other materials.
• Hot material patching by hand.
• Drainage works, excavation, pipe laying, kerb laying, scrub cutting.
• Installation and fixing of temporary/permanent road furniture.
• Operation of power tools, small plant and machinery.
• Driving vehicles including those with simple attachments such as tractors.
• Prepare written returns including fault report details.
• Provide support for specialist roadworkers.
• Responsibility for the health and safety of the public, colleagues and yourself.
• Participating in standby and winter maintenance rota.
• Winter maintenance duties which include fitting gritter body and blade, driving gritter and spread salt by hand if required.
• Litter picking.
• Any other duties as required.

3. Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• There is a requirement to undertake training and to achieve competence in aspects of the job.
• Knowledge of the requirement for Health and Safety rules and procedures.
• Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.
• Experience of using small plant.
• Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.
• Full UK driving license preferably at LGV Class C level.
• Experience of working to tight deadlines and working under pressure.
• Ability to work effectively in a team.
• Ability to problem solve.
• Flexible to working practices.
• Ability to cope with change.
• Ability to work effectively in a team.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Good communication skills.
• Good planning and organisational skills









Start date:
21 Mar 2019
Closing date:
18 Jan 2019

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