Highways Maintenance Operative

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Job Description

Your New Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent Highways Maintantence Operative to join our Sheffild Highways account. This role will be based on site at our Olive Grove Depot (S2 3GE).


Amey operates the Streets Ahead Highways Maintenance and Management service across Sheffield. We are improving and maintaining 1,180 miles of road, 2,050 miles of pavement, 68,000 streetlights, 36,000 highway trees, 28,000 street signs, 72,000 drainage gullies, 480 traffic signals, 18,000 items of street furniture, 2.9 million sqm of grass verges and over 600 bridges and highway structures.


The standard hours of work are 40 hours per week


Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.


You will be responsible for:

  • All aspects of highway maintenance works including routine and cyclic maintenance activities minor civils works, litter picking, etc
  • Compling with all relevant health and safety legislation
  • Laying of kerbing, blocks, flags etc to tolerance
  • Taking responsibility for the safety of yourself and others with the team
  • Carrying out vehicle checks prior to shift starting and log as appropriate
  • Attending work briefings as required
  • Liaising with other employees of Amey, sub-contractors, emergency services, the police, the general public, clients and customers


We want to hear from you if you have:

  • Full driving licence (essential)
  • Experience of excavation / groundworks within the highways sector
  • Experience working outdoors in challenging weather conditions
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • Motivated and trustworthy


What we offer you

When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program

  • Career Development – Exceptional development and progression plan
  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to
  • Holidays – Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Choices – Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership
  • Save with Amey – Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers
  • Social Value – You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives

We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.

We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.

At Amey, you have freedom to perform because we know if nothing holds you back, together, we can be extraordinary.


Application Guidance

Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Please contact our recruitment team at peopleservices@amey.co.uk to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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