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Highways Ganger

Kier Group PLC

Birmingham

Permanent

B610QN

Posted: 12/01/2022

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Job Title: HMO Ganger

Location: Lydiate Ash

Business Area: Highways

Contract: Permanent

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Kier Group is the UK's leading highways service provider, delivering an incredibly diverse range of road, bridge and tunnel projects - from planning and programming stage through to delivery, maintenance and operation. We work with a wide range of partners such as local authorities and Highways England to improve the quality and safety of UK roads - making us the No.1 highways and tunnel maintenance team across the country, delivering over £1 billion of social value by maintaining 31,000km of roads used by six million people in their everyday lives.

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an experienced Ganger within Kier Highways Team. Reporting to the General Foreman the main purpose of this role is to be responsible for small teams holding accountability for HMO behaviors' when carrying out their operational duties. It also includes responsibility for the Delivery of Routine, Severe Weather and Reactive, Maintenance Services as directed by the General Foreman and carrying out a variety of manual and non-manual highway maintenance duties as instructed on a day to day basis to ensure the efficient running of the network.

Key Responsibilities include:

Actively promote Health and Safety & Company 'culture' in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of, and compliance with, general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.
Carry out all maintenance service duties required to keep the network safe and resilient, in accordance with the MRP/AMOR and as instructed by the General Foreman.
Undertake start of Shift briefings with all operational staff to ensure risks and hazards are properly identified and managed and maintain relevant records.
Attend shift handover meetings to ensure adequate information is passed over form outgoing shift to incoming shift and vice versa.
Play an active part within the crews, perform the TMF/LTMO role or the Lead Installer role.
Provide the safe installation of TTM layouts in accordance with the appropriate drawings and instructions and carry out routine maintenance activities within established TTM making best use of road space.
Ensure Work packs are relevant and suitable for purpose, ensuring all site-specific hazards are managed.
Undertake and monitor workmanship and material quantities for all works, ensuring the relevant records are maintained.
Undertake standby duties during the week and weekends for incident response and winter maintenance response
Ensure completion of ALL relevant site records, daily allocation sheets, daily handover reports, diaries, DCP information etc
Ensure that Severe Weather Service is carried out as per instructions and all paperwork is correct and completed in full
Assist with the management of incidents and defects as cascaded through the ROC.
Able to demonstrate experience or knowledge of team leadership, people management skills
Responsibility for depot cleanliness and housekeeping e.g. TM equipment / VRS stock
Ensure all relevant driver/vehicle records are maintained
Assist in the performance, competency and development of Operational Staff in accordance to business needs
Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably requiredWhat are we looking for?

To be successful in this role you will

Able to work on own initiative to resolve problems effectively.
Computer literate in regard to Microsoft software programmes, especially excel spreadsheets, outlook and word documents.
Good communication skills (written and verbal).
Adaptable and flexible to cope with the variety of responsibilities involved and to suit peaks and troughs in workload.
Highway Maintenance experience.
Winter Maintenance NVQ and experience
Incident Management Experience Appropriate Qualifications/knowledge

12A, B, C, D Lantra Certificated
TMF/LTMO Certificated where appropriate
2B Lead Installer Certificated
CSCS accreditation for level of post
Full Driving licence. LGV License preferredWhat can you expect from us?

In return you can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 21 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:

Access to a range of attractive Flexible benefit options to tailor your package to suit your lifestyles
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing.Pre-employment checks

It's worth remembering that we'll undertake the relevant/standard employment checks if you're successful in the selection process. This includes taking up your references, as well as checking your ID, driving licence (if appropriate) and your right to work in the UK. Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks. We encourage flexible working wherever possible in your role - and this may allow you to work from home or from one of our other offices/sites, if appropriate.

Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

Kier is an inclusive employer.

Closing Date: 11th February 2022

Please note, interviews make take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early

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