Level 2 Maintenance Operative (with LGV) – Leatherhead

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About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that manages and improves one of the busiest motorways in Europe – the M25.

We are looking for a Level 2 Maintenance Operative with LGV to join us to work in Leatherhead.

Role Purpose:

  • To assist in the efficient service delivery of the M25 DBFO Network by undertaking a wide range of hazard clearance, network maintenance and other tasks as required by Line Manager.


What you’ll be doing

As a Level 2 Maintenance Operative with LGV you will:

  • Undertake activities, as instructed, with capabilities to ensure that your area of responsibility is maintained. This will include but not exclusive to:
  • – cyclical maintenance graffiti removal
  • – carriageway repairs,
  • – soft estate maintenance (e.g. grassland maintenance)
  • – litter picking,
  • – sign maintenance,
  • – cleansing
  • – safety fence repairs
  • – boundary fence repairs
  • – civil engineering or building tasks of minor remedial nature (eg headwall repair)
  • – Any other duties allocated by Line Managers.
  • Implement Chapter 8 compliant Traffic Management in line with CPS policies, method statements, risk assessments and industry standards.
  • Provide accurate and legible written and verbal communication in the form of reports and records as required.
  • Use mobile communication/data devices to accurately input data for record purposes to form reports and business records as required
  • Undertake routine vehicle checks and maintain accurate and up to date driving records in line with legislation in accordance with CPS procedures and legislation.
  • Taking due care of any CPS property including but not limited to tablets, vehicles and radios.
  • Raise awareness of issues which may affect the safe operation of the network and report these as observed.
  • Check that Traffic Management signs, equipment and materials are carried on vehicles in line with current Maintenance checklist and are in working order, restock and record and report defects as appropriate.
  • Participate in Winter Service rota as required
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Live the Balfour Beatty Values
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
  • Support the delivery of CSUKs Sustainability activities

Who we’re looking for

Qualifications (Essential):
  • UK Driving Licence, minimum category C (LGV Class 2);
  • Driver Qualification Card;
  • CSCS Operative Card;
  • FISS card;
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Highways Maintenance;
  • Traffic Management Foreman (TMF) qualification/Lead Traffic Management Operative (LTMO) OR hold a 360 excavator competence AND 2B VRS Basic & ABC/CCB;
  • ROLO Sector Scheme 18;
  • NHSS12A/B 1 Day qualification;
  • 12AB For Static Temporary Traffic Management on High Speed Roads and All Purose Trunk Road (APTR) network;
  • NHSS Sector 2 A/B Fencing qualification;
  • Unit 518 (formerly unit 13) Winter Service Operations and unit 580 (formerly unit 80) Snowplough/ V blade;
  • Appropriate lifting qualification;
  • Vehicle Marshall;
  • 12AB Impact Protection Vehicle Courses (IPV);
  • Strimmer;
  • Disc cutter/abrasive wheel.
Qualifications (Desirable):
  • Telehandler;
  • Abrasive Wheel;
  • First Aid;
  • Safety Defect Awareness Training;
  • Plant/small tools training ;
  • Appropriate lifting qualification e.g. clam shell;
  • Working on a live motorway or All Purpose Trunk Road (APTR) network;
  • Experience of working in a similar traffic / transport / highways / recovery role are preferred.
Working arrangements Maintenance (shift work, need for travel etc):
  • Expected to work Mon-Fri, day and night shifts on a rotating basis with 3 weeks of night shifts to 1 week of day shifts;
  • Day shifts are 07:00 to 16:00 with a 45 minute break, night shifts are 20:30 to 05:30;
  • Reasonable level of travel around M25 network and between depots;
  • Travel to meetings, training and works sites outside normal operational area;
  • Expected to participate in out of hours call out rotas e.g. Winter Maintenance;
  • Working Arrangements ERT (shift work, need for travel etc);
  • Expected to work on a 4-on, 4-off shift pattern, that rotating equally between 4 day shifts an 4 and night shifts;
  • Day shifts are 05:00 to 17:00 including 2×30 minute breaks, night shifts 17:00 to 05:00 including 2×30 minute breaks;
  • Reasonable level of travel around M25 network and between depots;
  • Travel to meetings, training and works sites outside normal operational area;
  • Expected to participate in out of hours call out rotas e.g. Winter Maintenance.

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.