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Roadmaster Operator/Driver

Job Title: Roadmaster Operator/Driver
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £10.50 - £13.50 per hour + Expenses, accomodation & training
Start Date: ASAP
REF: RMOP/D_1581329136
Contact Name: Alex Markham-Randall
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Roadmaster Operator/Driver Required
Job Type: Contract
Start date: Immediate
Industry: Building & Construction
Location: Various
Salary: GBP 10.50 during training - £13.50 once fully trained



Our client are seeking to hire Roadmaster® Operator/ Drivers to join their team for the 2020 season.

The Roadmaster™ Patcher Machine is a self-contained unit carrying bitumen emulsion and aggregate (stone chips). The Operator/ Driver, working from the cab of the truck, controls the delivery of a mix of bitumen emulsion and stone chips to the repair area. This delivers a speedy and long-lasting repair to the damaged area. However, this requires using skill and judgement so on-job-training will be provided before a successful candidate can work alone.

Our customers are primarily local authorities throughout England, Scotland and Wales so you must have the flexibility to work away from home on a regular basis.

This role reports to the Operations Manager and due to the nature of the work, the successful candidate will work in close cooperation with the Local Authority road engineers.

The role will consist of operating the Roadmaster™ Patcher Machine to carry out road maintenance and surface patching on client sites. This requires the ability to report work using a tablet or smart phone, so good IT skills are necessary.

The nature of the work requires the operator/driver to have a high level of self-motivation and be able to work alone and also as a part of a team. This work will require you to stay away overnight for periods of up to two weeks at a time, so may only get home every second weekend.

Successful candidates will be required to be presentable at all times and have an ability to interact well with members of the public, work colleagues and customers. All operators must pass a Safety Critical Medical and random drug & alcohol testing may be carried out during your employment by the Company or by our customers.

Requirements for the role

The successful candidate should have:

  • A full clean Class 1 (Category C+E) driving licence, Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) & Digi Tachograph
  • A minimum of 2 years' driving experience is required
  • CPCS Telescopic Handler Card desired
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding would be an advantage
  • Experience using plant/ construction machinery is required. A background in excavator use would be an advantage.

Daniel Owen are a recruitment company that specialise in placing people within the construction, engineering, rail & maintenance industries. We are currently recruiting on behalf of a large nationwide construction company that specialises in new build and refurbishment projects