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Ashgrove Depot Ashgrove Road Elgin Moray, IV30 1UU
£29,745.04 - £31,957.64 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

Job Description

To lead a team undertaking roads maintenance and improvement works.



To organise labour, plant and materials for their workplace.

Erect and remove temporary signs, barriers and cones.

Excavate in any material by hand or with power assisted tools, backfill trenches etc. and consolidate, prepare surfaces for construction purposes.

Erection of formwork, placing of reinforcing steel and the placing and finishing off of concrete.

Placing of kerbs, slabs, paving blocks, walling etc. to the correct line and levels.

Laying of drains, gullies, road furniture and the like to the correct line and levels.

Laying of coated materials to correct levels.

Erection of all kinds of fencing, marker posts, sign and lighting poles.

Operate powered hand tools, minor plant and machinery.

There is a duty to observe all current Health and Safety legislation and Council policies in respect of the operative, the workforce and the public.

Keep records and measure completed works.

Participate in the delivery of the out of hours Winter and Summer service.


The Individual

Knowledge and experience of roads maintenance/Street Lighting or similar construction works.

An understanding of health & safety and safe working practices

Experience of supervising a workforce undertaking roads maintenance/Street Lighting or similar construction works.

Must be literate and numerate and able to act on instructions.

Full Car Driving Licence.

Possession of LGV licence.

SVQ in Highway Maintenance / Road Building.

Possession of a Construction Skills Certificate Scheme Card.

Ability to demonstrate that they can clearly communicate instructions to others.

Self confident and self motivated.

Ability to carry out tasks with minimal supervision.

Ability to undertake daily checks of plant/vehicles.

Knowledge and ability to undertake a wide range of Roads Maintenance/Street Lighting activities.

Flexible and adaptable.

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships for team working with colleagues.

Well organised, helpful and able to show initiative.

Courtesy, politeness and ability to listen to peoples views and communicate successfully with a wide range of contacts.

Manual and physical dexterity for working out of doors and on construction sites in accordance with manual handling regulations.

Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs and demands of the service including participation in out of hours Winter and Summer service.


Closing Date: 23 February 2024

Starting Salary: £29745.04

37 hours per week

£15.46 per hour

Proposed interview date: Late February 2024


For Further information contact Grant Brotherston 01343 557343


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