Ganger/Highways Operative


During an exciting time of growth, our client are now recruiting for Highways Operative / Ganger within the Middlesbrough area.

Within this role you will have a good general understanding of working on high speed roads and civils works.

You will need to work as part of a team and express excellent communication skills.

As a Highways Operative you must be able to communicate instruction to team members when carrying out work activities whilst complying with site rules and Carnell Health and Safety policies.

We are seeking Highway Operatives who are driven, hardworking, flexible, reliable and most importantly can identify safe/unsafe working conditions.

You will be required to relay information given by the supervisor to others.

As a Highways Operative it is essential you have the ability to work both nights /days nationally.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities –not limited to;

  • Receiving Start of Shift Briefing
  • Ensuring work area is ready for construction
  • Ensuring Team members are fit/ready for work
  • Carrying out underground service surveys (CAT & GENNY)
  • Excavation works
  • Drainage all depths
  • Ducting/Cabinet sites
  • Cabling
  • Concreting
  • Step building
  • Chamber construction
  • Kerbing/ Edging works
  • Road construction works

es on-site until a safe alternative is agreed with the Ganger, Supervisor and their Contracts Manager.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements

  • CSCS Operative Card
  • CPCS 360
  • Roller & Dumper cards / trained
  • Experience of leading in a team within a highway’s environment
  • Multi skilled in aspects of civils works
  • Ability to tow trailers
  • NRSWA Accreditation
  • Ability to read plans and drawings
  • Safe excavation techniques
  • Complete installation of works to the correct detail and specifications

Person Specification

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of relevant Health & Safety legislation
  • Full manual driving licence

Please note pre-employment D&A testing will be required.

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