The United Kingdom boasts an extensive and well-developed road network that includes motorways, highways, and urban roads. With millions of vehicles traveling on these roads daily, the maintenance, repair, and improvement of the infrastructure are critical to ensuring safe and efficient transportation.
Who is a Road Crew Worker?
A Road Crew Worker is an individual responsible for various tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of roadways and highways. Their primary role involves carrying out maintenance, repair, and construction work on roads and highways, ensuring that they remain safe and accessible for drivers.
What is the Average Salary and Benefits Enjoyed by Road Crew Workers?
On average, Road Crew Workers can expect to earn approximately £18,000 to £30,000 per year depending on the type of establishment, location, employer, experience and the job role. Other benefits enjoyed include;
- Potential tips
- Overtime pay
- Flexible work schedule
- Health insurance plans
- Paid leave
Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Assisting in road construction and improvement projects, including resurfacing and widening
- Clearing snow and ice from roads during adverse weather conditions
- Proper installing and maintaining road signs, markings, and traffic signals
- Safely operating of machinery and equipment
- Timely and effective repairing and maintaining road surfaces, potholes, and cracks
- Adhering to safety protocols and ensuring safe work practices on construction sites
Job Skills and Required Qualifications
- A reliable and effective team player
- Ability to lift heavy objects
- Able to work in various weather conditions
- Clear and effective communication skills
- Good physical stamina
- Impeccable interpersonal skills
- Must have good knowledge of health and safety regulations
- Must pay strong attention to details
- Valid driver’s license