Street Cleaning Operative
Everyone at Amey works together towards this common aim, which we call our 'Better Places' goal. We're a commercial business which focuses on helping our customers to serve Britain. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work. Today we are one of the most diverse companies in our sector. So at Amey you can grow in a specific sector to broaden your horizons by applying your skills to a new sector. You may be surprised where an Amey career can take you. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.
What is the purpose of this role?
To undertake cleaning duties to meet with the requirements of the contract and in accordance with schedules and work instructions.
What will this role involve?
Undertake all aspects of street cleaning works including scheduled and reactive cleaning using both manual and mechanical methods, litter bin emptying, flytip removal, flyposting and graffiti removal and litter bin installation.
Undertake all cleaning duties safely, to a high standard and in line with Amey’s values
Assist in the provision of a 7 day a week service which may include weekend and bank holiday working
Drive or operate the vehicles and plant required to complete cleaning duties
Complete appropriate safety checks on all vehicles, plant and equipment and carry out maintenance and reporting defects as required
Report and record status of street cleaning tasks, using hand-held electronic devices where necessary
Liaise with members of the public, other team members, managers and sub-contractors in a professional and courteous manner
Attend project and work briefings as required
Assist with other areas of the contract including winter maintenance and grounds maintenance as required
This job description covers the main duties and responsibilities of the job the job holder may be required to undertake other tasks from time to time.
What are we looking for?
Problem solving skills
Ability to complete cleaning responsibilities including cleaning of unpleasant materials in all weather conditions
Effective team worker
Self-motivated and hardworking
Good communication skills
Appropriate legislative and compliance HSEA training
Vehicle and equipment appropriate training
What makes this role unique?
You will take responsibility for the safety of yourself and others within your team to ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and safe operation to protect team members and members of the public.