Reinstatement Operative

  • Job Reference: 194026
  • Date Posted: 3 December 2019
  • Recruiter: Kier Ltd
  • Location: England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Health, Safety, Environment & Quality
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Reinstatement Operative

Location: Within a commutable discount from Falkirk

Business area: Utilities - Scottish Water

Closing date for applications - 17th December

Are you looking to join a leading utilities company working maintaining and repairing the water network for your local communities?

If so, we have an excellent opportunity for a customer-centric, backfill operative to join our reinstatement team.

You will be responsible for assisting ensuring a quality backfill in accordance with legislation.

Duties will involve carrying out backfill works in the highway, on private property and premises, or as instructed by the Backfill planner. The Backfill operative, where necessary will capture all precise measurements and locations as the task is completed and forward to the planning team through the use of electronic devices

Essential experience is required in driving and operating a grab/HGV vehicle, working on multiple surface types, The Backfill operative must be able to work on their own initiative and be fully aware of NRSWA and relevant legislation. The ideal candidate will be physically capable for undertaking manual works in all weathers.

We recognise our people are essential to delivering exceptional service and everyone has the opportunity to realise their full potential and therefore we will offer you a long-term career with continued training and development.

You will need a full driving licence and NRSWA would be beneficial, as well as demonstrable capability of using IT and smart phone technology


Skills and experience required:
  • UK driving licence
  • First Aid
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Manual Handling
  • Suitable reinstatement experience / qualification
  • Able to operate in a flexible and adaptable manner and work as part of a team
  • Have reasonable written and numerical skills
  • NRSWA Operative
  • Open to attend training programmes to increase individual skills and knowledge

About Kier:

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