Operative (B&C)

Location:South Yorkshire
Job Type:Full Time


Sheffield, GB

Department Name

Eastern Region

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Brief Description

As an operative within buildings and civils you will be working as part of a small team to undertake various tasks such as vegetation clearance, track bed litter removal and assisting with building repair/enhancements when required, as part of this role there is potential for personal development and progression. Our ethos is Putting Passengers First, which means you will be required to work nights and unsociable hours undertaking safety critical duties and driving of a company vehicle.

About the role (External)

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Carry out work safely and in accordance with the safe systems of work procedures, method statements or other instructions.

2.Undertake work and associated duties for which you are trained and competent.

3.Undertake work activities as directed, in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all relevant standards.

4.Check that vehicles, plant, tools, equipment and materials under your control are fit for use and are used/stored and disposed of correctly.

5.Contribute to your own development.

6.Adhere to company policies and procedures.

Experience, skills, knowledge, competencies and qualifications:

1.Able to work as part of team.

2.Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

3.Hold and retain competencies relevant to this post, required by the business need.

4.Ideally hold (or be working towards) an NVQ 1 (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

5. Able and willing to drive vehicles as required by business need.

How to apply (External)

Salary: £24,050

Closing date: 25th May 2020 . Late applications will not be accepted.
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