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5 months ago
Balfour Beatty
Location: Horsham
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Operations Jobs
Winter Service Driver (6 Month FTC)

Job number: UK11569
Company/Division: Balfour Beatty Living Places
Career area: Trades - General Operative
Country: UK
Region/State: South East
City: Horsham
Position type: Full Time
Job type: Fixed Term

About the role

Balfour Beatty currently has an opportunity for a Winter Service Driver (6 month FTC) to join our Living Places business unit to work in Hickstead, West Sussex.

In this role you will be responsible for the Winter Service Delivery, ensuring the highways are salted in preparation for cold/icy conditions, keeping the highways safe for all users.

You will also be required to assist in the removal of any snow as well as any other related tasks.

To be successful in this role you MUST HAVE a Full UK Drivers Licence.

What you'll be doing

As a Winter Service Driver you will;

* Ensure that all daily vehicle checks are undertaken and reported
* Perform driving activities to assigned winter maintenance routes
* Contribute to the overall profitability of the services provided through effective use of resources
* Work within a culture of Zero Harm – embedding the 4 Golden Rules within all aspects of service delivery
* Ensure that driver hours are sufficient to negate any breaches to the EU/UK domestic drivers hours regulations

Who we're looking for

To be successful in this role you will have;

* Previous experience in a similar role
* Full UK Driving Licence
* Class C Licence (desirable)
* Winter Service Card (desirable)

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

The way we live our lives is changing fast: where and how we live, work, travel, shop, relax and socialise. The evolving nature of our society means we all need to shape our environment to meet a complex array of individual and collective needs.

Wherever investment in these environments is needed, Living Places works in partnership with Local Authorities to consult, finance, design, build and manage the essential place infrastructure that local communities and national economies need to prosper and grow.

We are right at the heart of a dynamic ‘place shaping’ agenda that brings Local Authorities, local communities, Central Government, and the Private Sector together to create safe, sustainable, flexible and dynamic public spaces geared to community social need, economic growth and personal well-being as well as being environmentally sustainable.

The provision of maintenance services for highways is only a small part of what is really needed. Our focus has moved beyond the ‘road’ to deliver the potential of the ‘street’: a dynamic public place that connects and combines local community and business needs, encourages social interaction and helps pedestrians, motorists, bus riders, and cyclists to coexist safely. Building great public spaces with resource efficient assets enables functional, flexible and inspirational places to be at the heart of the community.

We value diversity and celebrate individual differences, believing that our inclusive culture helps the business continue to grow as a strong, dynamic and innovative organisation.

Balfour Beatty is a corporate signatory to WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and a member of Stonewall's Diversity Champions programme. Our aim is to attract more people from diverse backgrounds to help us build on our inclusive culture. We are a member of the Top Employers' Charter through which we demonstrate our commitment to enabling parents to progress and enhance their careers whilst managing the challenges of family life.

Balfour Beatty is also Gold Award holders in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

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