Location
South
City Town
Oxfordshire
Department
Apprenticeships
Advertising Salary
£12,084 - £18.075 per annum
About The Role
 
 
APPRENTICE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE FOR AN IMMEDIATE START WITH EXCELLENT TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT.  
 
Milestone Infrastructure is recruiting for Highways Maintenance Operative – Apprentices within our highways team in Oxfordshire (Drayton and Deddington).

This is an exciting opportunity to join our apprentice program in Milestone Infrastructure, with opportunities to progress within a highly respected company. Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people via rail, aviation and highways.

As a business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment. This is an exciting opportunity to gain a recognised vocational qualification, with on-the-job training giving you the chance to earn while you learn, whilst employed full-time at Milestone. You will be based out of our depots in Oxfordshire, covering either Deddington or Drayton.  

The start date of the apprenticeship programme will be November 2021 (TBC) and you must be available to start employment on this date to be considered for the programme.  

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Carry out maintenance and repairs on the highways to keep roads safe and traffic flowing
  • Locate underground services, for example gas and power cables, and work safely around them
  • Install, maintain and work within temporary traffic management using traffic lights, stop and go signs, cones and barriers
  • Carry out repairs on all road types, laying new or replacement surfaces to specification
  • Work with a wide range of hand and power tools and plant to repair potholes, cut, replace and reinstate pavements and lay new surfaces using a variety of products, ensuring roads and pathways are suitable for vehicles and pedestrians
  • Work towards a Level 2 NVQ in Highways Maintenance

Essential Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • School or college leaver, someone outside of work or looking for a career change
  • Level 2 Maths and English (desirable)
  • Willing to apply yourself to the role, regardless of academic capability
  • Happy to work outdoors and in all weathers
  • A good team player and able to take instructions
  • A degree of work-readiness, including punctuality, an understanding of safety in the workplace and willingness to adhere to rules and regulations
  • Must hold a driver’s licence or be willing to obtain this – some sites are remote and driving will be an important part of the job
  • Minimum age of 16

Nature and Scope:

Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.

At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

What we offer:

  • Support to achieve a Milestone Apprenticeship Level 2 qualification. The course will be delivered on-site over 2 years while you learn key skills on-site
  • Guidance and support from your line manager, mentor and buddy
  • A structured career path support, helping you realise your potential along the way
  • A competitive salary 
About The Company

Milestone Infrastructure sits within M Group Services Transport Division, positioned to support transport clients across the UK, supporting the safe movement of people via rail, aviation and highways. 

 
As a business, people are at the heart of everything we do, whether they are our people, our clients, or the communities they serve. We are committed to behaving with integrity and in a sustainable manner, being mindful to the needs of our communities and the environment.
 
Our people are our greatest strength and ensuring their health, safety and wellbeing is our top priority. We invest in our workforce, engaging and empowering them, helping them to grow and develop with opportunities to train and learn.
 
At Milestone Infrastructure we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued. 

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