Leeds City Council - City Development

SALARY B3  £20,092.00 - £21,748.00
HOURS 37 per week
CONTRACT TYPE Permanent
CLOSES Monday 17 January 2022 11:30 PM
JOB REF req9119

Applications are invited for the position of LGV Driver/Roadworker within our Highway Maintenance team.

Working 37 hours per week, based at Henshaw, Yeadon Depot. You will work as part of a team carrying out a wide range of highway works including pothole filling, patching repairs, reconstruction of footways, resurfacing of roads and drainage works. As well as driving Large Goods Vehicles (18ton) you will be expected to operate mechanical plant i.e. rollers, road saws, compressors and assist the team in all aspects of onsite works.

A key part of the driver’s role is to take part in winter gritting operations; you will be expected to be on a rota to carry out this duty both in and out of normal working hours.

It is essential you hold a current Large Goods Vehicle driving licence MINIMUM Category C, or C+E licence). Hold a current up to date Driver CPC card, you will also be required to complete vehicle checks on a daily basis, comply with relevant health and safety legislation and domestic driver’s hour’s rules. 

You must have experience of highway works, i.e. excavating, labouring, laying and compacting of various materials including aggregate, asphalt products and modular paving. You must also be reliable, enthusiastic and able to use your own initiative. Duties for this post include a substantial amount of manual handling duties such as bending, lifting, pushing and pulling. An awareness of relevant health and safety issues would also be an advantage.
This is an opportunity for a motivated individual who would like to join and make a positive contribution to the Service.
Please note that the successful candidate will be based at Henshaw Depot, Yeadon but could be required to work from either Seacroft or Pottery Fields Depots.