Highway Maintenance Operative - Dovetail Group

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Dovetail Group makes the constant development of the team a priority. Joining Dovetail would fully equip you with the relevant qualifications and skills you would need to advance your career.

Job Description

We are looking for 1 x Highways Operatives to work with Balfour Beatty at their Solihull Depot for a 6 month contract with the potential to be extended.

Place of work: Solihull Depot, Moat Lane, Solihull, B91 2LN.

Hours: 7am – 4pm, Monday – Friday, with 1 hour unpaid break.

Pay: £16 per hour.

Skills required:

– 7.5 tonne licence with up to date CPC is essential.

– NRSWA streetworks qualification is preferable.


– Winter Maintenance experience, Pot hole repairs, Minor Slabbing works.

– Basic/Minor Highways repairs, and Support of Emergency Services for Highway Emergencies.

The ideal candidate should have highways/construction experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: £15.00-£16.00 per hour


A cover letter is not essential with your application however it will certainly give you an edge as it helps display your motivation and personality.

You will be required to have skills and experience relevant to the job you’re applying and these skills will be displayed on the job advert, we also desire some core generic skills from our applicants too.

Yes, we will reach out to any references you have listed when we’re ready to offer you the job, however we will consult with you before we do.

We expect you to have done some homework on us as a company, at least chcked out our website. Prepare to answer any questions on the types of work we do and the role you would undergo at the company.

Yes. There is a probation period which varies depending on the seniority of the position you’re applying for.