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Highways Maintenance (HGV class 2) job in High Wycombe

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Job Ref:  204754932
Employer:  cv-library.co.uk
Industry:  Construction
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  High Wycombe
Post Code:  HP11
Salary:  £8.99 - £9.76/hour shift allowance
08/10/2016 03:25
These roles are all temporary with a view to going permanent for the right candidates and include in-house training to promote career progression within Carillion plc.

POSITION: Incident Support Unit/ Highways Maintenance Operatives.

Carillion is one of the UK's leading integrated support services companies, with extensive construction capabilities, a substantial portfolio of Public Private Partnership projects and a sector-leading ability to deliver sustainable solutions across the UK.

These roles are all temporary with a view to going permanent for the right candidates. Over a period of 13 weeks, we aim to have trained all candidates to a high standard in order to prepare them for a permanent contract.

Carillion offer competitive rates, a structured bonus scheme & referral rewards as well as full training and career progression opportunities. Upon start, all candidates will be put through their 12AB training on Road Safety as a basic platform and introduction to the job role importance.

As well as progression within Carillion, there is also various ways to develop within your own depot such as becoming a depot representative. This would involve becoming a spokesperson for your team with an element of supervisory duties.


The hourly rate is £8.99 - £9.76 (depending on level of qualification) AND for every four shifts worked in sequence, a bonus of £56 will be received.


12 hour continental shifts (four on/four off) Days and Nights. With the opportunity for over time if wanted.

LOCATION: There are three depots along the M40, but currently we have the greatest need in the Handy Cross/High Wycombe area
Banbury (OX16)
Milton Common (OX14)
Handy Cross (HP11)
PLEASE NOTE: It is Carillion Policy to not work more than 14 hours a day door-to-door due to health and safety/fatigue management.


Working closely with the Highways Inspectors to provide 24/7 maintenance to the M40.

This role will include supporting the emergency services in the event of highway accidents.

The post holder will play a vital part in keeping traffic moving safely on this busy road.

Also to be responsible for routine maintenance, cleaning and checking of the incident support vehicles and all machinery used to service the roads.

Cleaning, gritting and working in partnership with the highways agency to ensure the road is well maintained and accessible.

The candidate would be expected to respond rapidly to reactive call-outs.

This is a varied role and tasks likely to change on a daily basis. The right candidate must be prepared to turn their hand to various tasks within a very fast -paced, changing environment.


Responding to accident call-outs within given time-frames to help assist emergency services and maintain the steady flow of traffic as best possible

Gritting roads during bad weather warnings to make the road is as safe as possible

General repairs and maintenance work to barriers

Litter picking/removal of waste/traffic obstructions

Key duties are varied and changeable on a daily basis

Effective communication between Depots, other team members and services to maintain smooth operations along the M40

Reporting any health and safety issues using Carillion's 'Don't Walk By' procedure


No direct qualifications necessary apart from HGV Class 2 and/or 7.5 ton driving capabilities on license (Pre 1997 or C1 category)

A background in highways/maintenance/traffic management/groundwork's or general civil construction would be preferred

Any qualifications or training within these fields would be beneficial to the candidates


This role would suit a dedicated person eager to join a large plc and become a working member of a well-established highways team.

The right candidate will be reliable, work conscience and able to work within strict deadlines

Must be willing to develop their knowledge on their job role and grow within the company.

A good working knowledge of health and safety issues is vital for this role

Vehicle and PPE are all provided
A full site induction will be carried out upon start
Any successful candidates will need to complete a registration process with SkyBlue Solutions prior to start

To apply for this role, please forward your CV or call (Apply online only) for more information

SkyBlue Solutions look forward to receiving your application

This is a SkyBlue Solutions vacancy and we are operating as an employment Business/Agency in this instance.
As an Equal Opportunities organisation SkyBlue guarantees that all applicants will receive equal treatment within our application and selection process.

We will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our applicants and make any reasonable adjustments that you may require during the selection process and beyond. Please let us know what adjustments you may require when submitting your application
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