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Highways Maintenance Supervisor job in Hertfordshire

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Job Ref:  204690932
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
County/State:  Hertfordshire
City:  Hertfordshire
Post Code:  WD5
Salary:  £30000 - £33000/annum
18/10/2016 14:05
Carrington West are delighted to be assisting one of the UK's top Highways contractors in their search for Highways Maintenance Supervisor to be based in the Hertfordshire area.

You will supervise and direct a gang or gangs, including sub-contractors, undertaking Highways construction works within the region.


•To work safely and be responsible for personal safety, the safety of the whole team, and
that of others who come into contact with our work.
•To maximise value and to minimize cost, ensure costs are correctly allocated and be responsible for his costs and value and ensure all relevant financial and commercial process and procedures are followed.
•To undertake audits to ensure safety, quality and environmental standards are met.
•To ensure all required checks of plant, equipment and vehicles are carried out including
completion of associated reports.
•To plan and implement works, including setting out, in accordance with drawings,
specification and programme.
•To adequately supervise the workforce, including sub-contractors, planning and ordering
materials to ensure timely delivery.
•To effectively and accurately pass on instructions to the workforce, keeping a record of
progress and any amendments to the work.
•To ensure all required daily and weekly record sheets are accurately completed, including
measurement of works undertaken, and submitted promptly.
•To supervise and direct out of office hours emergency activities as required.
•To assist with winter maintenance activities as instructed.
•To follow company procedures at all times.
•To actively foster a positive employee morale.
•To willingly carry out any reasonable task as requested by a member of management.
•To act as first tier management, deal with all related issues expected of this tier.
•To Deputise for other Supervisory Staff.


•Setting production targets from programming information and ensuring gang meets target set.
•Enthusiastic and team player
•Flexible in terms of hours worked, attitude and tasks undertaken.
•Able to communicate, manage and motivate.
•Organised and competent in completing paperwork.
•Works accurately with attention to detail.
•Holds a current driving license, and capable of gaining LGV license.
•Holds a current CSCS registration as Supervisor.
•Holds the appropriate Street Works qualifications.
•Holds or working towards NVQ level 2.
•Competent and trained to operate powered hand tools such as disc cutters, chainsaws,
plate compactors, strimmer's and hedge cutters.
•Competent and trained to operate powered light plant such as portable traffic lights,
air compressors/tools, road breakers, poker vibrators, dumpers/powered wheelbarrows,
pedestrian and self-propelled rollers.
•Competent by training to act as a banksman.
•Competent by training to undertake basic safety, quality and environmental audits.

•Experienced in measuring, calculating and estimating material quantities.
•Appointed persons first aider.
•Shows potential to develop into a 'salaried' position with Agent/Supervisor criteria and is able to act up to cover during sickness/holidays.


•LGV/HGV license
•Extensive knowledge of Highway Maintenance, desirable formal qualification.

Additional Benefits

Van, 25 days leave, emergency/ winter standby & overtime available
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