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Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

 We are currently looking for an experienced Highways Maintenance Operative to join our friendly team based in Boroughbridge, Harrogate. 

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

As a highways maintenance operative, you will be responsible for: 

  • Strimming of grass using petrol strimmer’s

  • Site clearance works

  • Litter picking

  • Boundary fence works

  • Balance Pond Maintenance clearance of drainage channels and ditches

  • Traffic management

  • Small civils works (kerbing potholes and patching works)

  • Repairs to barrier systems (subject to trainee or trained operative

  • Minor structures routine maintenance and inspection

  • Take part in paid winter and emergency callout (subject to training and experience)

  • Stand in for Ganger through absences and due to volume of works

  • Minor painting works

  • Graffiti removal

The Ideal Candidate

  • HGV 1/2– Preferable but training will be given to the right candidate
  • Experience with Small tools (strimmer/hedge cutter)
  • Plant (small roller and mini excavator & loading shovel)
  • Operation if IPV, Sweeper and winter gritters
  • Winter training or willingness to be trained
  • 12A/B Traffic Management or willingness to undertake training
  • 12D Traffic Management or willingness to undertake training
  • Undertake required training for all activities where required

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.