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Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Services & Operations

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis Road Operation M40 Ltd are looking to speak to Highway Operatives who would like to join us.

The M40 motorway is just over 123kms long linking London M25 with Birmingham. The contract is for routine O&M maintenance with a dedicated incident support unit.

You will be working as part of a team, carrying out Highway Maintenance and other tasks and responding to incidents on a shift rotation basis.

Operatives will be expected to undertake other non- ISU tasks for which they are suitably trained when working night shifts. You shift pattern will be 2 x 12hr day shifts; 2 x 12hr night shifts then 4 days off work, you will be paid for an average 42hr week. Optional overtime is available

Job description

  • Actively participate in briefings and training to enable all duties to be carried out in a safe and sustainable manner.
  • Actively participate in encouraging a positive attitude towards health, safety, and the environment. Reporting to the Team Leader or Foreman any hazards on site. Care for own Health & Safety and that of fellow workers.
  • Carry out safety/debris patrols, identify and make safe defects on the carriageway.
  • Respond to incidents within timeframe
  • Carry out tasks to clear incidents from the highway as instructed by your Team Leader or Foreman.
  • Carry out other highway maintenance activities including kerbing; concrete work; paving and slabbing; laying asphalt; iron works; boundary fence repair and maintenance; sign erecting and vegetation works.
  • Carry out Winter Maintenance Duties taking part in the out-of-hours Emergency Response and Winter Maintenance rotas as requested.
    Record defects on handheld devices and communicate to Foreman/Team Leader
    Installation of Emergency Traffic Management as requested.
  • Install Traffic Management and if required carry out tasks within it as instructed by Team Leader or Foreman.
  • Ensure daily driver checks are undertaken on the ISU vehicle prior to commencing network activity
  • Complete appropriate paperwork relative to task and ensure that the records are passed onto your Team Leader
  • Keep lorries and vans clean and tidy
  • Work in a safe manner at all times
  • Ensure that PPE is kept clean and in good condition
  • Ensure that near misses and hazards are reported in a timely manner.



The ideal candidate will have:

Experience in a similar role
Be literate and numerate
Full training will be given (including HGV training if desired)

Work remotely: No 


Company events
Company pension
Life insurance
On-site parking
Referral programme
Sick pay
Wellness programmes


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required

Less than 2 years