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HGV Driver - Seasonal Treatment Operative

Job Title: HGV Driver - Seasonal Treatment Operative
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: £14 - 15 per hour
REF: jm000513A5/1
Contact Name: Jordan Mascall
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

To work as part of a team to deliver a seasonally-based best value, customer-focussed service throughout Leicestershire and occasionally, surrounding counties.  You will maintain the condition of the road network through the application of surface dressing material over the summer period, and, during winter months, provide precautionary night salting treatments to ensure safe passage along the highway.

Activities included in this job specification are: Surface Dressing; Winter Service Gritting; Snow Clearance; Flood Prevention Stock Preparation; Other LGV driving.

Monday to Friday, 8am till 4:30pm

Lasting at least 3 months

Paying £15ph via umbrella

To work seasonally as part of a team to apply resurfacing materials to the carriageway during the summer months, switching to night duties, applying precautionary salt treatments to the network, and assisting other activities where driving skills are required, in all cases following safe working procedures in accordance with the Traffic and Construction Regulations for site and members of the public.

The list below is indicative of the types of work, but is not exhaustive:

Laying bitumen, spreading, levelling and laying of materials to lines and levels.

Erection and removal of appropriate signs, lights and barriers

Drive/operate specialist plant to perform all highways operations, and use equipment such as ride-on rollers, mechanical aggregate chip spreaders, fixed and de-mountable gritters, telehandlers etc to meet contractual requirements

Precautionary winter salting and snow clearance

Any other general highway maintenance tasks, deemed suitable for completion during night hours in winter, and to support other daytime Highways activities in summer.

Carry out daily routine maintenance to appropriate vehicle and plant, complying with relevant legislation (e.g driver’s hours regulations, European Drivers Regulations, safe loads and weights) to ensure safe and continued use.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4RS is an equal opportunities employer.

If interested, please submit an updated CV for consideration.