North Ayrshire Council

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The Roadworker will be responsible to the Senior Manager, Depot Manager or other designated officer for ensuring that the work team carries out, in the proper manner and at the proper time, the instructions given to them. The Roadworker will work as part of the work team and carry out the normal duties applicable to his/her grading.


Corporate Responsibilities

To undertake individual role in line with the Council's Strategic Priorities and in compliance with the Council's corporate policies and procedures. To undertake any other reasonably required duties as instructed by Management or someone acting on their behalf, in addition to the role specific tasks & responsibilities detailed below.

 Role Specific Tasks & Responsibilities

Participate in the Council's winter and weather emergencies service and be on stand-by for out of hours service provision. Safe use and operation of tools and equipment, including 18 tonne vehicle. Undertake and complete work according to instructions received, generally as part of a team. Use of specialist plant, equipment and materials where required. Ensure all group or individual tasks are completed as appropriate. Undertake work according to the appropriate Safe Working Methods ensuring that any site specific restrictions are complied with, allowing all work to be carried out in a safe manner in accordance with current legislation and Departmental Procedures. Assistance with the completion of worksheets ensuring they are completed accurately and on time. Assistance with the completion and verification of all quality control sheets. To undertake other duties, from time to time as may be required and as instructed by the Senior Manager or someone acting on their behalf.






Education and Qualifications

SVQ Level 2 and SVQ Level 3 Roadworks. SVQ Winter Maintenance or equivalent. Application Form Interview


Ability to demonstrate experience in road construction, road maintenance activities and drainage works. Experience of using specialist road maintenance vehicles, plant and equipment. Supervisory experience. Experience of major roadwork contracts. Winter Maintenance. Application Form References Interview

Specialist Knowledge

Knowledge of construction methods and materials. Health & safety Safe Working Methods. Safe Working Practices. HAUC Operatives Certification. Traffic Management Sector 12D Certification. IOSH Working Safely. Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Skills and Abilities

Must have an LGV Category C driving licence. Good oral cummunication skills. Ability to complete all relevant work sheets. Ability to interpret contract drawings and specifications. Ability to operate powered tools and equipment. Ability to supervise and direct a roadworks team. Ability to using levelling equipment. IT literate. Application Form References Interview


Ability to work overtime when required. Ability to travel throughout North Ayrshire. Willingness to deputise for Chargehand if required. Application Form Interview Pre/Post-Interview Check (if appropriate)

Staff Values & Behaviours

North Ayrshire Council uses behavioural based approach throughout the recruitment process. Our staff values of Focus, Passion & Inspiration will be explored for this vacancy.

Further information on how to complete behaviour based application form questions is available on the Council's website.





We put our customers first

We understand the bigger picture


Provide excellent customer services Meet and where possible exceed the expectations of internal and external customers. Understand the performance levels and standards required within our own role and strive to achieve and where possible exceed these. Know how the work we do fits into the overall performance of the Council.


We take pride in the jobs we do

We are ambitious for our community

Take ownership of our own actions and performance. Reflect on the work we do and consider how it could be improved. Have a positive impact on the lives of our customers and their communities. Push the boundaries to help our customers and communities realise their potential.


We all look for better ways to deliver our services

We achieve the best results together

Find new ways to deliver improvements, efficiencies and value for money. Embrace change with enthusiasm and creative ideas. Work together and creatively produce the best outcomes for our customers and communities. Plan all activities with the end goal in mind.


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