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Traffic Management Operative

Job Introduction

Are you a Traffic Management Operative looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you.

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Traffic Management Operative to join our team at our head offices in Abergavenny. We are looking for a colleague who has experience working in sectors such as highways, infrastructure, utilities, civils, or rail.  Due to the nature of the role, we are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Newport, Cardiff, Swansea, Penarth, Barry, Porthcawl, Neath, Usk, Aberdare, Merthyr Tydfil, Llanfoist, Bristol, Chepstow, Pontypridd. 

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Service Manager, the Traffic Management Operative will be assisting the Operational, Network Management, and Commercial Teams in managing, delivering and evaluating small scale civil engineering schemes and projects. You will be based in Abergavenny, but working on the A465 road around the Merthyr Tydfil area.

On a day to day basis, key responsibilities of the Traffic Management Operative will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Working on construction schemes including the repairing of roads, cycleways, and footways
  • Repairing kerbs, edgings, block and flagged paving
  • Maintaining roadside verges and repairing surfacing cracks and potholes
  • Excavating and reinstating trenches for drainage repair
  • Working on grass cutting, weed treatment, minor landscape and tree works
  • Overseeing supply chain activities such as gulley cleansing and jetting
  • When required, attending meetings with the operational supervisors and operational manager
  • Attending briefings on risk assessments, method statements and safe systems of work
  • Preparing accurate site records such as plant, vehicle inspection sheets and gritter reports; presenting these to the operational manager on a daily basis
  • Ensuring waste produced on site is correctly identified and disposed in the approved manner
  • Promoting reporting of close calls, near misses, incidents and accidents in the interest of SHEQ
  • Ensuring any property damage, faults with plant or equipment is actioned for repair and reported to the Operations Manager

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Traffic Management Operative who has previous experience of setting up traffic management systems. It is also preferable for any prospective candidates to be willing to work out of normal working hours and to have had training in HSG47.

**Please note that having an HGV Licence is essential for this role**

About the Company

For the successful Traffic Management Operative, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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