Highways Maintenance Response Operative

  • Construction Jobs
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Mar 23, 2022
Permanent Construction

Job Description

Job Title: Highways Maintenance Response Operative Location: Park Gate, Fareham Business Unit: Highways Hours: Full Time, Permanent (4 on 4 off - 12hr shifts) Salary: £9.77 - £12.99 p/h + Benefits We are Kier, one of the UK's leading construction and infrastructure services, working on projects such as Local and Strategic Highways. We are now recruiting for a Highways Maintenance Response Operative to join our Highways team in Hook depot, near Basingstoke, Hampshire to maintain the efficient and timely delivery of the operational requirements for incident response of the network. You and your colleagues will be the single point of contact for the Network Hub in and out of hours to ensure incidents are responded to in a timely manner. This is a 4-on 4-off 12hr day/night shift system including weekends and bank holidays. What you'll be doing: As Highways Maintenance Operative (Duty Bronze Attend & Assess) you will carry out daily checks of labour plant and materials to ensure efficient utilisation. Respond to incidents and emergency works when directed to do so by Highways England, within the KPI timescales. Complete accident/incident reports by acquiring the required information from the police etc. Liaise with the emergency services, Network Hub and National Highway's Traffic Officers at the scene of incidents working with them to clear the scene as quickly and as safely as possible. Assist with the deployment of other resources to incident scenes as required. Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required. We are seeking candidates who: Capable of working under pressure in within a safety critical role Self-motivated with good communication and interpersonal skills Ability to work as a member of a team Capable of working with minimal supervision Full driving licence Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.Kier Benefits You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes: free life assurance, access to our valuable pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and many more! Find out more about the great we offer our employees. Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case-by-case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. Closing date: 19th April 2022 Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early. Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing