Hand-lay/ Slurry/ Footways Foreman and Operatives - Maidstone

Colas Ltd | Maidstone

Posted Date 20/01/2023

Job Introduction

As we win more work and the business continues to grow, we are looking to increase our workforce. We are currently looking for a Hand-lay/ Slurry/ Footways Foreman and Operatives.

Colas has years of experience and expertise in repairing, protecting, and extending the usable lifespan of infrastructure roads, footways, and other surfaces. When roads surfaces develop ruts and deformations, have water problems and where skid resistance starts to fall, our affordable, innovative, and unique specialist surface treatment solutions will help maintain safety standards and extend the life of roads by up to 10 years.

Main Responsibility - This job has 6 different locations through out the UK so we are looking for multiple candidates

We are looking for Experienced people to work within the Specialist Surface Treatments division within our Hand-Lay Slurry/ Footways Micro Surfacing Teams, delivering Solutions to multiple clients in various locations throughout the UK.

Day to day, you’ll install/remove Traffic Management as required; prepare roads for surface treatment including protection of iron work; and safely carry out repairs and improvements the Hand-lay Slurry/ Footways Microasphalt process.

As well as a very competitive rate, average holiday pay, we also offer a range of corporate benefits including retail and lifestyle discounts.

Career development and progression is available, and you’ll have the ability to move into supervisory roles.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for flexible / hardworking individuals who, ideally, have experience in similar highways maintenance roles and HGV 2 driving experience. You will be comfortable working within a small team, under minimal supervision. You’ll be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and the public.

Most importantly is that you enjoy working outdoors, in all weathers, within a crew on a flexible working pattern.

It is essential you will hold a Valid UK Driving Licence and preferably a HGV 2 Licence and it would be an advantage if you have any of the following qualifications:   

  • CPC
  • CSCS Card
  • NVQ (Micro Surfacing/Road Building)
  • Traffic Management T1/T2
  • Banksman

We will also consider applications from Self Employed and Subcontractors

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 21 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

Salary38000.00 - 48000.00 Annual
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