Highways Operative

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Role: Digging team operatives
Hours: Full-time
Location: Derby
Rate of pay: Competitive, dependant on competency and experience

Within this role you will be part of a three man team including a machine driver, labourer and ganger. Within your application, please state which of this three man team you are applying for. A CPCS card is required for the machine operator, with CSCS cards required for the other two roles.

You will help to build the Future of Fibre by:

* Excavating highways and complying with NRSWA Code of Practice 1991 and HSG47

* Installing new ductwork and chambers

* Clearing blockages

* Rod, Rope and Testing

* Compliance with specification for reinstatement of openings in highways (SROH)

* Maintaining regular communications with internal and external customers and representing the company in a positive and professional manner


* Full UK driving licence

* Category C1E Licence – required for Driver

* Valid NRSWA street works operative units 1-9

* CPCS licence – required for machine digger driver

* Street Works / CSCS – required for labourers

* First Aid & Abrasive Wheels & Manual Handling (this can be arranged upon employment)


* Openreach PIA Civils accreditation modules CD1, G01/G02 & SA002 (this can be arranged upon employment)

* Competent in the use of mechanical Civils equipment

* Risk assessment and hazard identification and a strong focus on Health and Safety practices

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