Highways recruitment agency listing

Highways workers build new roads and ensure that existing roads are kept in good condition.

Most highways workers start their careers as construction operatives. They learn their skills on the job and often work towards NVQs in Construction and Civil Engineering, Highways Maintenance or Road Building. In addition to NVQ qualifications, highways workers require physical fitness, practical ability, safety awareness and good team working skills.

Highways workers usually work 37 hours a week, with daily starting and finishing times varying according to daylight hours. It is not uncommon for road workers to have to work nights and weekends. The job involves working outside in all weather conditions and can be dirty, noisy and hazardous. The work may also involve considerable travel.

Private civil engineering firms and public bodies, such as local authorities, provide employment for the majority of highways workers. Jobs are available across the UK, with permanent and contract work often being advertised in the local press and through recruitment agencies.

Salaries for highways staff start at around £12,000 a year. Those working overtime and shifts attract higher salaries. With experience, highways workers may be able to take on supervisory positions. An NVQ Level 3 qualification in Construction Site Supervision (Highways Maintenance) is likely to be essential for such positions.

 
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  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    If you are in the highways business, you will know that you need to get the very best people on board in order to make your projects work. Multi-Trades Recruitment can put you in touch with a range of CSCS qualified highways workers, and our structured interview process means that only the best candidates will be presented for your consideration. We recruit nationwide from our regional offices.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • FirstFix Recruitment

    FirstFix specialise in the electrical, mechanical, construction and civil engineering sectors. Our experienced consultants have supplied local labour to companies nationwide for temporary and permanent positions for over 14 years. We're passionate about building relations with clients and consistently strive for satisfaction, ensuring all workers are extensively vetted before being considered to validate their qualifications and experience.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Strelley Hall, Main Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 6PE
  • Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division

    Our construction consultants have experience of consistently placing civils trades & labour candidates into opportunities nationwide. From site agents to bricklayers, Berry Recruitment deliver all categories of sector personnel through an honest, diligent and professional service. We skill check our candidates and guarantee that all recommendations are fully capable of conducting the job role as well as being safety and commercially aware.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • Office 1, Kingston Court, Walsall Road, Cannock, Staffs, WS11 0HQ
    • Unit 7, Waterside House, Falmouth Road, Falmouth, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BE
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 383 Hendon Way, Hendon, London, NW4 3LP
    • 110 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 4LZ
  • Tribe Recruitment Ltd

    Tribe Recruitment is a recruitment agency that sources talented individuals across a number of disciplines for both temporary and permanent positions, we pride ourselves in the service we provide and the candidates we recruit Tribe Recruitment offers our clients the complete solution to their recruitment needs.
    Coverage North East, North West, Yorkshire & Humberside,
    • Regus Building, Doxford International Business Park, Sunderland, SR3 3XW
    • Lingfield House, Lingfield Point, Darlington, Co Durham, DL1 1RW
  • Norse recruitment

    Norse contracting are a labour only hire contractor based in the Midlands operating throughout the UK on civil engineering, construction and housing developments. With 20 years experience in construction we have a large and stable workforce and can supply all types of operatives and staff.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Burlington House, 369 Wellingborough Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 4EU
  • Personnel Selection

    We are committed to finding the RIGHT person - not just ANY person - for the job! Our consultants are reliable, industrious and innovative and always deliver an outstanding service to both candidates and clients alike. Personnel Selection; it's what we do best!
    Coverage Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Wilts
    • 3 High Street, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6BG
    • 9a High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1LJ
    • Medaxon House, Mill Mead, Staines, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex, TW18 4UQ
  • Your Trades People

    With an in-depth understanding of the construction industry and an extensive network of Trades professionals, we're committed to providing effective solutions. Temporary or permanent, we aim to help you find the right person for the job every time.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 200D Glenfield Business Centre, Blakewater Road, Chorley, Lancashire, Blackburn, BB1 5QB
    • Your Trades People Ltd Liscombe West, Leighton Buzzard, Soulbury, LU7 0JL
  • Alpha Labour and Recruitment Ltd

    If you want to deal with the experts in Civils Trades and Labour recruitment, then you want to deal with Alpha. From Bricklayers to Steelfixers and Skilled Groundworkers, we have the construction nous to find people who can get the job done. We are committed to CSCS, are CHAS accredited, and are members of the REC - so you can be assured of the high standard of the service we provide.
    Coverage UK wide - nationwide
    • Churchill House, 6-8 Meetinghouse Lane, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2DP
    • Chancery Place, Booth Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4AB
    • 109 Vernon House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 6DQ
  • AASL Recruitment

    AASL is a specialist Construction Recruitment company with experience in the commercial, retail, public and industrial sectors around the UK. We offer a flexible service, combined with a commitment to meet the demands of today's construction industry. We can provide anywhere from a labourer to Director level either on a contract or permanent basis .We are also members of Construction Line which means we are a qualified suppliers
    Coverage United Kingdom
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    • Southbridge House, Southbridge Place, London, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 4HA
    • 2nd Floor, Quayside Tower, 252 - 260 Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2HF
    • Rotterdam House, 116 Quayside, Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, NE1 3DY
    • 20 -23 Woodside Place, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G3 7QF
    • Peter House, Oxford St, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Trades & Labour (UK) Limited

    Trades & Labour (UK) Limited specialise in the Construction industry with over 30 years' Recruitment experience. We cover Permanent, Contract and Temporary roles at all levels. These include Site Managers, Site Engineers, Surveyors, all Construction Trades, Plant/Crane Operators and general labour. For Permanent roles Trades & Labour (UK) Limited screen all potential candidates, before presenting no more than 3 suitable candidates per role.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • Dial House, Govett Avenue, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW178AG
  • Multitask Personnel Ltd

    For the construction industry we have a large database of candidates which only us at multitask personnel have access to.We specialise in construction recruitment and have many high profile companies which use us on a daily basis. We Provide temporary, permanent and also arrange to subcontract recruitment for our clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S60 2AB
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • Intec (UK) Ltd

    Intec (UK) Ltd are specialists in the Construction field and provide permanent and contract recruitment solutions for all industry disciplines. We work with UK and global Construction firms to place top professionals into areas including Civil Engineering, Building Services, Surveying and Project Management. From advertising through to final shortlist, our consultants take an honest and diligent approach when managing every step of the process.
    Coverage UK Wide & Global
    13 Offices Nationwide

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Highways Salary Rates
Low Pay:£21,450
Medium Pay:£45,000
High Pay:£62,500
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Average Highways Salaries by Region
Scotland
£18.2k
North East
£15.8k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£48k
Midlands
£36k
East Anglia
£37k
London
£49k
Home Counties
£46k
South East
£50k
South West
£46k
Welsh Borders
£32k
Wales
£49k
North West
£49k
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