Job Details


South East
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

What is the purpose of this role?

To assist the Operatives to undertake the Highways works in accordance with the OCR instructions and ensure the teams are utilising the PDAs correctly and effectively.

What makes this role unique?

You will manage and mentor apprentices and coordinate the work of others.

What will this role involve?

  • Maintain high technical standards and solutions
  • Attend project briefings as required
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and manage and mentor apprentices and operatives and coordinate the work of others as necessary aligned to the instructions of the OCR Manager and Controller
  • Responsible for the security of vehicles/plant and materials under their direct control and to plan work and estimate vehicle/plant and material requirements
  • Carry out a wide range of general maintenance tasks e.g. drainage, kerbing, fencing, walling, sweeping, signing, patching, traffic management
  • Drive/operate vehicles/plant requiring general and specialist skills including vehicle checks, routine maintenance, (e.g. oil and water checks) and cleaning
  • Keep records, complete all necessary paperwork, communicate and liaise with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, the emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customers
  • Report any Health and Safety, team or performance concerns to the Supervisor
  • Other duties, as required
  • Supervise and support the operatives directly under their control contributing to overall service delivery to a defined programme of work activity
  • Liaise with the Supervisor and Pre Works Technician as appropriate to meet the KPIs and ‘right first time’ philosophy

What are we looking for?

  • Appropriate legislative and compliance HSEA training
  • Appropriate CSCS card or equivalent competency card
  • CITB Site Safety Management (or equivalent)
  • Experience of Chapter 8 and Traffic Management on High speed roads
  • Personal Highway Safety Certificate
  • Operational knowledge
  • Experience with delivering emergency service and winter service
  • Experience of managing a workforce
  • Experience as a Highways Operative
  • Self-motivated and pro-active in terms of delivering solutions
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That's why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ.

We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees.
Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year.
Amey is an equal opportunities employer.