Archway Roadmaster UK Ltd are recruiting HGV Driver/Operators nationwide £11-£30p/h -


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Friday, 21 January 2022

Archway Roadmaster UK Ltd are recruiting HGV Driver/Operators nationwide £11-£30p/h

Roadmaster® Operator / Driver
Archway Roadmaster UK Ltd

UK nationwide vacancies

£11 to £15 p/hr Monday to Friday

£16.50 to £30 p/hr weekend work.

We’re looking for HGV drivers who would be interested in working on road maintenance so if they have that kind of experience or some plant work it helps.

We work for local authorities directly and others through their term maintenance providers (e.g. Kier, Balfour Beatty, Milestone, Amey) in all areas from the Scottish Highlands to Wales to the south of England.

The rates are basic pay from £11 to £15 p/hr Monday to Friday depending on licence class and £16.50 to £30 p/hr for any weekend work.

Position: Roadmaster® Operator / Driver

Archway Roadmaster UK Ltd are currently recruiting for Roadmaster® Operator / Drivers to provide quality road maintenance and repair services to local authorities nationwide, meeting customer specifications. This is a seasonal role with the season usually running from late February to mid-October. This work will require the operator to stay away overnight for periods of up to two weeks at a time. Working days & hours are Monday - Friday varying from 8 hour to 10/11-hour days depending on the client and worksite. Weekend work may be available/ required on occasion but is not guaranteed.

Reporting to: Operations Supervisor 

Main Duties: To operate the Roadmaster® Patcher Machine to carry out road maintenance and surface patching on client sites.
• To attend pre and post contract meetings
• To carry out road repairs to the necessary standard and meet output targets 
• To complete all necessary reports (daily & weekly) using a tablet or smart phone 
• To ensure environmental standards are maintained and prevent spillages 
• To ensure the vehicle is operated and driven legally with courtesy to other road users 
• To ensure service, product quality and daily output levels are reached and maintained
• To complete daily checks and maintenance of the vehicle 
 To ensure that the Roadmaster® Patcher Machine is accurately calibrated according to the calibration schedule 
• To fuel the vehicle as necessary and to drive in a fuel-efficient manner at all times
• To assist with minor repairs during breakdowns 
• To inspect the vehicle(s) daily and report faults to supervisors and fleet support.
• To comply with health and safety procedures and policies to ensure the role is carried out without risk to self and others 
• To carry out any other reasonable duties as required 

Key Relationships: 
• Maintain effective working relationship with managers, colleagues, support staff, client staff and third parties 
• Good communication skills with the operations management and to raise problems in a timely manner 
• Actively work with line managers to enable efficient planning of work and vehicle movements, and regular timely submission of reports to operations and accounts teams 

Personal Skills: 
• Ability to work closely within a team 
• Independence - ability to work on own convictions
• Adaptable to changing environments
• Acceptability - non-abrasive style 
• Ability to plan and organise own work area 
• Problem solving ability to daily issues 
• Works to the company controls 

• A full clean Class 1 or Class 2 driving licence is required 
• Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) & Digital Tachograph Card is required 
• A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience is preferred 
• Experience using plant/ construction machinery is required 
• Telehandler Ticket - A17C Telescopic Handler desired - All sizes exc. 360 Slew. 
• LANTRA T1/Module 1 desired or training may be provided – Required for compliance with 12D Sector Scheme for Installing, Maintaining and Removing Temporary Traffic Management on Rural and Urban Roads 
• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding would be advantageous 
• Possession of a keen eye for level surfaces and irregularities would be helpful 
• Previous experience in the use of an excavator, road repair materials, highway maintenance and Local Authority procedures would be an advantage 
• Mechanical ability would be an advantage to facilitate minor servicing tasks and repairs on the machine 
• Must be able to use a tablet and a smart phone, and email as work is reported using various apps’ etc.
• Fluency in English, both verbal and written is required 
• Must be eligible to live & work in the UK 

In order to carry out this role, operators will be provided with:
 • A smart phone and/or tablet 
 • A company vehicle* 
 • Company fuel card(s)* 
• Subsistence (up to £20 per 24-hour period, tax free & up to extra £6.00 taxed) paid when applicable, in line with HMRC regulations 
• Company paid accommodation as required 
*Benefit-in-kind will apply in line with HMRC rates & regulations. 

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