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Vacancy – Maintenance Operative Kilkenny Depot


Applications are invited for the position of Maintenance Operative to play a lead role in the delivery of the routine road maintenance from the Kilkenny Depot.

Job Specification:

Job Title: Maintenance Operative
Department: Maintenance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kilkenny
Reporting to: Maintenance Supervisor

Job Description:

  • The hands-on implementation of the day-to-day Project Road maintenance requirements.
  • To provide call-out cover to out-of-office hours emergency responses.
  • To carry out routine maintenance activities including:
  • Traffic Management
  • Winter Maintenance
  • Emergency Response
  • Bridge Maintenance
  • Accident Damage Repair (e.g. safety & boundary fence repair)
  • Road Furniture cleaning
  • Landscaping / Grass cutting
  • Litter collection
  • General maintenance duties
  • Keep accurate records of tasks completed

To undertake all allocated maintenance tasks as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.


Person Specification:

Qualifications/ Education / Training


    Essential to the Role
  • 2nd level education
  • Class C drivers licence
  • Valid Safe Pass holder
  • Driver CPC
    Desirable to the Role
  • Up-to-date training/qualifications in:
  • Traffic Management
  • H&S Related training - First Aid, Fire Warden, Manual Handling. Safety Rep.
  • Other complementary work-related training courses/qualifications.
  • Class EC drivers licence.
  • CSCS Excavator Operator Ticket


    Essential to the Role
  • Relevant experience with a background in Motorway / Road Construction / Maintenance.
  • Evidence of practical experience in one or more of the routine maintenance activities listed above
  • An understanding of and commitment to health and safety practices and principles
    Desirable to the Role
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of motorway/road construction/maintenance
  • Knowledge of the standard methods, equipment, materials, tools, and practices used in performing the road maintenance activities


    Essential to the Role
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Good standard of written and spoken English


Personal Attributes

    Essential to the Role
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable and flexible with a willingness to learn new job specific skills


Additional Requirements

    Essential to the Role
  • Willingness to:
  • Provide 24/7 on-call cover on a rostered basis
  • Work outdoors and in adverse weather conditions
  • Work irregular hours
  • Perform night work as required
    Desirable to the Role
  • Own transport (for on-call requirement)


To apply for this role please complete an application form, available online and from the depots, and send to: Carol O’Dowda, HR Business Partner Egis Lagan, Unit 4044 Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24.


Closing date for application is Friday 16th February 2018



Download Job Application Form here