Employer verified_user Via East Midlands Ltd
Salary National Apprenticeship Wage
Hours Full Time
Contract Fixed term
Type Apprenticeship
Role Highways Operative
Closing date 22/06/2018

You will be working with experienced gangs learning the skills necessary to perform the work as well as undertaking a course at our Bilsthorpe Training Centre which will enable you to become a fully qualified Highways Maintenance Operative.

The company

We are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county.

Our roles include managing the highway network in Nottinghamshire, highway maintenance, electrical works, mechanics, construction, forestry, road safety, traffic signals, civil engineering and much more. We combine a public-sector service ethos with a strong commercial focus and we are passionate about innovation, creating and delivering sustainable solutions safely across Nottinghamshire and the wider East Midlands.

This role

The work will involve;

  • Excavation and reinstatement of the highway
  • Work as part of a team to undertake highway works
  • Follow health and safety guidelines
  • Install and maintain signing and guarding (traffic management)
  • Safely operate plant equipment and machinery (after training)
  • Prepared to work outside in all weathers

An Apprentice Road Worker must be physically fit and enjoy working outdoors in all weather conditions. They must also be eager to learn new skills, demonstrate the ability to follow instructions and enjoy working as part of a team.

Working conditions

  • Working in all elements depending on job location, time of year.
  • Working in all types of Excavation.
  • Working in confined spaces (manholes etc)
  • Wearing of PPE and repetitive use of hands, fingers, arms, and manual handling.


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