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Skilled Roadworker

#Job No. LDRW 0804.

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    £14 per hour

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Job Description:

LINKS Recruitment Group is seeking a Skilled Roadworker on behalf of our client based within Swindon. We are looking for an individual with experience working in the construction industry and working on the roads with a welcoming attitude.

Our client requires a dedicated and professional individual, who can demonstrate reliability.


  • Undertaking a programme of work identified by Highway Supervisor, or under the direction of a Specialist Roadworker. 
  • Direct /Supervise General Roadman/Roadmen.
  • Working with a strong teamwork ethic.
  • Work under Chapter 8 rules and understand the basis of Risk Assessments and Method Statements. Including the correct erection and removal of appropriate signs and barriers to current legislation.
  • Attend all Toolbox Talks or similar.
  • Work within legislation of Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • Wear all PPE as issued and required. Ensure PPE is worn by all team participants
  • Work closely with the Inspection Team to ensure best practice, relevant materials and Traffic Management are used appropriately. Best Practice
  • Complete set targets/jobs
  • Complete own timesheets and those of general roadworkers when required, record in writing issues identified and reasons. 
  • Identify own training requirements to Supervisor. 
  • Attend any training as directed.
  • Look after and keep in a clean and usable condition all tools and plant you are working with, return when finished, or at regular intervals for routine maintenance /calibration
  • Operate powered hand tools, plant and machinery as required. 
  • Assist in emergency situations as directed by supervisor, Manager and or Emergency officer
  • Work in a clean and tidy fashion. Maintain high standard of cleanliness with regard to any uniform/ PPE issued.
  • Dispose of waste materials in line with the latest environmental requirements.  Recycle whenever an option.  Waste Transfer notes as required

**Voluntary: Out of hours as a Callout Operative, available on a rota basis for additional payment subject to operational needs and the capabilities of each individual.**

The Person

  • Experience and knowledge of Civil and Construction applications and practice techniques
  • Sound working experience and knowledge of all groundwork applications.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of participating in good practices in the following;
  • CAT and Genny
  • Asbestos Awareness Certificate
  • Needlestick Awareness
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Use of small tools and plant
  • First response first aider
  • HGV 2/7.5T driving licence 
  • City and Guilds Winter service
  • DCPC
  • Streetworks Act
  • Chapter 8 Traffic signing lighting and guarding
  • CSCS card holder

Working Hours: 07:30 - 15:30

Pay: £14.00 p/h, Weekly Pay & Holiday Pay

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