Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Highways Operative


Job Description:

Highways Operative needed in Northallerton £18.00 per hr PAYE - Reference:494768

This role will involve:

  • To safely carry out repairs and improvements to a variety of built environment infrastructure such as modular paving, kerb installation, bituminous macadam laying, concreting, pipe laying, hard and soft landscaping including drainage repair, excavation and shoring.
  • To be aware of and have working knowledge and application of design drawings, specifications and civil engineering techniques.
  • To apply safe methods of working through the use of personal protective equipment, correct manual handling, use of small plant and equipment such as excavators, roller/breaker, compaction equipment, dumpers, motorised circular saws and other highways related equipment.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Ability to use small plant equipment
  • Ability to operate mini excavator
  • Ensure work activities are delivered on site in accordance with the clients work specification and programme,
  • Banksman
  • Manual Handling
  • Abrasive wheels
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Safe Dig
  • Current Driving License
  • CSCS card

This is a full time role on a temporary contract basis  


If you are interested in the role please apply on our website with your CV, alternatively you can email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.


Essential Employment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Essential Employment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Construction