Streetmason Improver

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Streetmason Improver
Contract / Temporary

Leicester TCL 0007 E468 / 1

Posted: 1st September 2023 14:28
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11.59 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Streetmason Improver 

Reference no: Leicester TCL 0007 E468 / 1   

Pay Rate: £11.59 per hour PAYE   

37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours 

This opening assignment is for 2 months  


Streetmason Improver required to support City Highways in undertaking highways maintenance and improvement works 

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Laying to line and level natural and pre-cast paving materials such as slabs, kerbs, blocks etc.  
  • Constructing associated highway features such as gullies, drains, ducting and chambers etc. Erection and installation of miscellaneous street furniture including bollards, benches, bins, traffic signal posts etc  
  • The training and development of lesser skilled operatives undergoing assessment for craftsperson (BCE) grade (Career Grade) and the supervision of lower grade operatives.  
  • General manual/labouring tasks involved in the construction, maintenance and repair of highways, sewers and watercourses.  
  • Operating powered tools, minor plant and machines, driving, cleaning and routine maintenance (eg. Oil, water, tyres, body checks etc.) of vehicles and tractor with simple attachments.  
  • Competing routine paperwork and records (eg. Timesheets, bonus sheets), interpreting and working to drawings (both construction and safety).  
  • Understanding of the NRSWA Code of Practice for roadworks to ensure the correct erection and maintenance of safety measures  
  • Working in other sections of the City Highways on a temporary basis that may include the use of specialist equipment (e.g. breathing apparatus), in foul conditions if necessary, handling poisons used for rodent control. 

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 



  • CSCS H&S Test Pass Certificate.   



  • Basic knowledge of construction specifications, materials, compaction and workmanship requirements.  
  • Knowledge of construction Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and safe working procedures 



  • Experience in working with construction tools and machinery is required. 


Skills & Abilities: 

  • Able to work on own as well as in a team and undertake tasks directly.  
  • Able to carry out work with minimum supervision and direction.  
  • Ability to use own initiative where appropriate.  
  • Able to interpret drawings and specifications.  
  • Able to undertake basic setting out of lines and levels, including pegging out. 



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Job Ref: Leicester TCL 0007 E468 / 1
Streetmason Improver
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Leicester TCL 0007 E468 / 1
Streetmason Improver
Client Category: Local Authority

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