General Operative

Highway Care is a leading supplier and installer of specialist highway and security vehicle restraint systems. As part of our expansion. we are recruiting for a number of general operatives, with potential for career development.

Whilst the working shifts are predominately night time, some occasional day and weekend working will be required to suit the needs of the business. With crews primarily being dispatched from our Upton Upon Severn Depot in Worcestershire, the roll will require flexibility with working locations and shifts.

Candidates must be willing to lodge out of town with accommodation and subsistence provided when required.

Permanent, full-time

50-hour working week, plus overtime when required

Salary: £11.08-£12.24 per hour (Rate dependent on applicant’s qualifications)

Key Responsibilities

Working individually or as part of a team, your role will be to support the Highway Care operation to install temporary vehicle restraint systems on the UK road network.

You will join a team of passionate innovators who think outside the box to achieve the very best for their customers.

Based in the south west of the country, the important role you will deliver is to protect road users and road workers alike with our BG800 barrier and associated crash cushions.

This role will require excellent time keeping, high levels of delivery and customer service as well as delivering the following activities:

• Barrier installation and uplift

• Crash cushion and end terminal installation

• Driving duties

• Equipment operation including supporting our innovative techniques

• Yard duties, ensuring you help to maintain a clean and tidy space to reduce risk of slip, trips and falls.

Essential Skills, Competencies, Qualifications and Behaviours

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Shift pattern flexibility, including time of day, day of the week and location

Non-essential but preferred (training can be provided)

  • Experienced in construction site work
  • CSCS Card
  • Customer liaison
  • Good health and safety awareness


  • 22 days annual leave per annum
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Being part of a growing business
  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Retail Store discounts
  • Gym discounts
  • Inclusive work environment
  • Annual company standdown event to connect with colleagues from across the country
  • Referral scheme for new talent recommended into Highway Care
  • Subsistence provided when staying away from home

We look forward to receiving your application for this role.

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Closing date: 29 February 2024

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