18 May 2021 | Environment

Vacancy – Lancashire County Council – Highways Operative – Chargehand

Title – Highways Operative – Chargehand

Salary £19,698 – £21,748 per annum

Pay Basis – Yearly

Type – Permanent, Full Time

Hours – 37 hours per week

Location – Based at the Whalley Depot BB7 9RW (but may be required to work at various Locations throughout Lancashire)

Lancashire Highways Service is responsible for the direct delivery of all highway related schemes across the County made up of 4300 miles of road, 151,000 streetlights and 2955 bridges

This is an exciting opportunity an enthusiastic Chargehands required to be part of a team assisting with the provision of maintenance and construction of bridges & structures across the county.

This role will primarily focus on joinery and building aspects of delivering the Authority’s bridges and structures schemes. This will involve the maintenance and repair of various types of bridges and structures and other associated works connected with their upkeep. Duties will include shuttering, fabrication of timber footbridges and other joinery work as required, as well as building works including stone, brick and blockwork. Other duties will be required including concrete works and minor steel fixing. The post holder may be required to work on other aspects of highways schemes as directed

Importantly the Council also require someone who can commit to taking part in out of hours / winter maintenance for which full training will be provided.

Lancashire County Council is looking for someone with a current, full driving licence and with experience of working within the traffic or highway maintenance fields, preferably with specific experience of driving LGV vehicles and working on bridges / structures. However, funding / support will be provided in attaining an LGV licence. As this role involves working on the Highway network, they also require someone with an awareness of Health and Safety Legislation pertaining to Highways Maintenance.

In return Lancashire County Council offers a range of benefits, found on their website here.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

For futher information please contact David Maher on (01772) 536971

Lancashire County Council do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

Lancashire County Council reserve the right to close down a vacancy early, before the closing date, if they receive sufficient applications.

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing date – 26 May 2021