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Roadworker

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2021
Location: St. Boswells, Melrose
Company: BEAR Scotland
Job type: Permanent
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Summary

BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving.

We are delighted to be opening new maintenance depots in Queensferry, Linlithgow, Bonnyrigg, St. Boswells and Chryston as we expand our network to include trunk roads across the South East of Scotland from August.

We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development, and retention of a locally based workforce.

We are looking for Roadworkers across all levels of experience to join our team and help us continue to deliver the high standard of service and road maintenance we offer for our clients.

At BEAR Scotland, our highly skilled team is our greatest asset, and we want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy or developing new skills as you progress with our company.

Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;

Work safely and promote a safe environment for all operations
Ensure all operations are carried out to the highest standard
Produce accurate records of all projects carried out
Operating small plant and equipment used in highway maintenance
Being part of our first-rate winter service operations
Formal qualifications preferred;

HGV C + E is preferable
Traffic Management 12 A, B or D
CSCS
NPORS
NRSWA
Skills required;

Good numeracy and literacy skills
A courteous approach to colleagues and members of the public
Willingness to work in a physically demanding role in all weathers and unsociable hours
Experience required;

Previous experience of highways maintenance would be an advantage
Knowledge;

Good knowledge of health & safety procedures
Good knowledge of highways maintenance industry
Personal qualities;

Be able to work as part of a team.
Have good communication skills, able to communicate well with all stakeholders.
Please note we have permanent and temporary positions available.

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