Skilled Roadworker

Posted 03 June 2024
Salary £28,520.37 - £30,603.53 per annum
Job Type Full Time
Business Area Norse Highways

Job description

Skilled Roadworker

Norse Highways

£28,500 - £30,500 per year based on experience

39 Hours per week



Norse Highways are looking to recruit a new Roadworker to their experienced team, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has worked within the Highways industry before.


The successful candidate will be working in an everchanging role and will assist with resolving emergency situations. As a Roadworker you will also be responsible for maintaining and constructing roads, footpaths, sewers, drainage & signs. This position is vital for the upkeep and development of public infrastructure.


This is a Norfolk based role and we have depots in Kings Lynn, Aylsham, Caister and Ketteringham.


Main Responsibilities:


*         Assisting Skilled Roadworkers in setting out and laying kerbing, drainage, concrete work, flag and black paving, bricklaying, drains, installing gullies, manholes and catchment pits.


*         Placing, spreading, levelling and compaction of stone, coated materials, concrete, etc to accurate levels.


*         Driving vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes and responsibility for their safe operation and daily maintenance.


*         Participate in winter service and emergency standby and call out duties when required 


Job Requirements:


*         Possess an NVQ Level 2 in Highway Maintenance, or time served.  


*         Relevant CSCS card (or prepared to achieve if required) 


*         Appropriate certification to operate major Plant or machinery 


*         Full Driving Licence to meet the travel requirements of the role 




*         On site training with experienced members of staff

*         Company pension scheme

*         Progression opportunities


You will be required to work some evenings and weekends as part of the contractual arrangements, this will include enhanced pay rates – further information will be provided at interview stage.  


We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.