This role is key to ensuring the footways and carriageways throughout the City are maintained to a high standard. As part of a team the Roadworker 2 will undertake all aspects highway construction and maintenance. This includes the raking of bituminous materials, drainage installation, kerb laying, paving, pipe laying and other related activities to precise levels and tolerances
Knowledge of Health and Safety requirements when working on the Highway.
Knowledge of Risk Assesments and Method Statements.
Knowledge and safely able operate a variety of plant including heavy rollers, dumpers, compressors/Jack Hammers, Sthil saws, whacker plates etc.
Experience of working within Highway construction/maintenance.
Able to work within a team environment as well as under your own initiative.
Motivated with good organisational, communicational and numeracy skills.
Able to confidently and politely deal with members of the public.
Willing to undertake training, when required.
Able to work in inclement weather.
You will be working for the Highways Operations & Development Department within Coventry City Council.
We are a direct labour organisation (DLO) working directly for Coventry City Council , you will be working as part of a successful team responsible for the construction and maintenance of foot-ways, carriageways and drainage throughout the City.
Monday to Thursday 07.30 to 16.00, Friday 07.30 to 12.30.
Monday 5th November 2018
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, flexible working, 'MyCar' scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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