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Skilled Roadman (Charminster Depot)

Salary details: £18065 - £19191

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Dorset Council
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Salary details
£18,065 - £19,191
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Ross Sturmey
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Closing Date
15 July 2020 11:30 PM
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Skilled Roadman

Permanent - 37 hours per week

£18,065 - £19,191

Charminster Depot

Dorset Council is looking to recruit a Skilled Roadman to join the Highways Operations team. The post holder will operate as part of a team to deliver works as directed.

What you will be doing

Key Responsibilities:
• Undertake general highway maintenance activities including kerbing, concrete work, paving and slabbing, laying asphalt, iron works, post erection, sign erection, fencing etc
• Take part in the out of hours Emergency Response and Winter Maintenance rotas as required
• Ensure daily drivers checks are undertaken
• Set out and maintain temporary traffic management
• Take responsibility for personal safety and ensure that actions do not adversely affect others
• Ensure that PPE is kept clean and in good condition
• Ensure that near misses and hazards are reported in a timely manner
• Ensure that defective plant and equipment if reported in a time

About you

• Driving licence
• Experience of general construction or civil engineering work
• Experience of site safety procedures
• To be a good self-organiser
• Able to work in a team and under own initiative
• Self-motivating and a good motivator of the labour force
• Generally, to be willing, helpful, enthusiastic and flexible

• NVQ Level 2 in a construction related field
• Clean current HGV Driving licence
• Drivers CPC
• IT Skills

Working at Dorset Council

This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new council in Dorset – home to the spectacular Jurassic Coast and thriving market towns and villages with a strong sense of community and identity.

On 1 April 2019, five district and borough councils and the county council were replaced by the new Dorset Council which will deliver more efficient, accessible and modern public services. 

You will have the opportunity to build your career in a modern, flexible and inclusive organisation, and this is an exciting time to join – at the start of our journey together.

For more information about our new council visit www.DorsetCouncil.gov.uk/about

Dorset Council provides a framework to explain the behaviours expected from everyone who works, or volunteers, for Dorset Council regardless of their role or grade within the organisation, find more information about this here. The behaviours will form part of the selection process, where you will be asked to evidence when you have demonstrated them.

Additional Information

Salary: Basic £18,065 to £19,191 (Inc Overtime and Standby up to £27,000).

For an informal discussion please contact Ross Sturmey, Senior Site Agent 01305 228100

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