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Skilled Road Worker

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/05/2019 23:59
£19,554 to 21,166
Hours per week:
39 hours
Job Category:
Skilled Trade
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Broad Lane offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7PN.
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
27 May

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Skilled Road Worker

Summary of Post

Undertaking the delivery of highways maintenance, civil engineering and structural engineering schemes throughout South Gloucestershire. Producing manual work to a high quality, right first time approach, using appropriate materials, tools, plant, equipment and vehicles. Implement manual methods and techniques to undertake work efficiently. Reporting directly to a supervisor, chargehand or lead skilled road worker.

This post is full time, 39hrs per week and permanent.

This post is based at Broad Lane offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7PN.

Main Duties

To undertake civil engineering, structures and highway maintenance works. Ensure that a good standard of workmanship is delivered. Undertake skilled manual construction work including specialist practices such as fencing, drainage, earthworks, asphalt mixes, kerbing, landscaping and structures works. Ensure safe methods of work are employed at all times including safe operation of plant and equipment. Be responsible for your own safety on site as well as your fellow workers and the general public.

Selection Criteria
To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


Minimum of five years relevant experience of highway maintenance and construction work.

New Roads & Street Works Accredited Operative.

Training in the use of small plant, such as, but not limited to, abrasive wheel and light plant.

A valid driving licence with category B


A valid driving licence with category C and up-to-date CPC training

A valid driving licence with category C+E and up-to-date CPC training

Additional Information

For further information after reading the job summary, please contact Shaun Wilson, Operations Manager (Highways Maintenance) on 01454 86 4108 or email shaun.wilson@southglos.gov.uk.

This post is full time, 39hrs per week and permanent.

This post is based at Broad Lane offices, Engine Common Lane, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7PN.

Salary: £19,554 to 21,166

Hours: 39 hours

Closing Date: Monday 27 May 2019

Vacancy Ref: ECS1296/918/SS

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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Values

As an employee of South Gloucestershire Council you will be expected to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. You will strive to work well with others to reach a common goal and embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. You will use your initiative to deliver and take responsibility for your performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services.

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