Position title
Class 2 Driver

Position: Roadmaster® Operator / Driver

Archway Roadmaster UK Ltd. are currently recruiting for Roadmaster® Operator / Drivers to provide quality road maintenance and repair services to local authorities nationwide, meeting customer specifications. This is a seasonal role with the season usually running from late February to mid-October. This work will require the operator to stay away overnight for periods of up to two weeks at a time. Working days & hours are Monday - Friday  varying from 8 hour to 10/11-hour days depending on the client and worksite. Weekend work may be available/ required on occasion but is not guaranteed.

Reporting to: Operations Supervisor

Main Duties: To operate the Roadmaster® Patcher Machine to carry out road maintenance and surface patching on client sites.

  • To attend pre and post contract meetings
  • To carry out road repairs to the necessary standard and meet output targets
  • To complete all necessary reports (daily &  weekly) using a tablet or smart phone
  • To ensure environmental standards are maintained and prevent spillages
  • To ensure the vehicle is operated and driven legally with courtesy to other road users
  • To ensure service, product quality and daily output levels are reached and maintained
  • To complete daily checks and maintenance of the vehicle
  • To ensure that the Roadmaster® Patcher Machine is accurately calibrated according to the calibration schedule
  • To fuel the vehicle as necessary and to drive in a fuel-efficient manner at all times
  • To assist with minor repairs during breakdowns
  • To inspect the vehicle(s) daily and report faults to supervisors and fleet support.
  • To comply with health and safety procedures and policies to ensure the role is carried out without risk to self and others
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as required

Key Relationships:

  • Maintain effective working relationship with managers, colleagues, support staff, client staff and third parties
  • Good communication skills with the operations management and to raise problems in a timely manner
  • Actively work with line managers to enable efficient planning of work and vehicle movements, and regular timely submission of reports to operations and accounts teams

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to work closely within a team
  • Independence - ability to work on own convictions
  • Adaptable to changing environments
  • Acceptability - non-abrasive style
  • Ability to plan and organise own work area
  • Problem solving ability to daily issues
  • Works to the company controls


  • A full clean Class 1 or Class 2 driving licence is required
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) & Digital Tachograph Card is required
  • A minimum of 2 years’ driving experience is preferred
  • Telehandler Ticket - A17C Telescopic Handler desired or training may be provided
  • LANTRA T1/Module 1 desired or training may be provided
  • Possession of a keen eye for level surfaces and irregularities would be helpful
  • Previous experience in the use of an excavator, road repair materials, highway maintenance and Local Authority procedures would be an advantage
  • Mechanical ability would be an advantage to facilitate minor servicing tasks and repairs on the machine
  • Must be able to use a tablet and a smart phone, and email as work is reported using various apps’ etc.
  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written is required
  • Must be eligible to live & work in the UK

In order to carry out this role, operators will be provided with:


  • Full on-job-training and support
  • A smart phone and/or tablet
  • A company vehicle & fuel card(s)
  • Subsistence
  • Company paid accommodation as required


Hourly Rates:

  • Initial training and inductions: £11 to £12 per hour weekdays & £16.50 to £24 per hour on weekends
  • On job training period: £12.50 to £14 per hour weekdays & £18.75 to £28 per hour on weekends
  • Operator after OJT: £13.50 to £15 per hour weekdays & £20.25 to £30 per hour on weekends
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Immediate Start
Duration of employment
Driving, Transport & Logistics
Job Location
Date posted
January 27, 2022
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