Groundworker

  • Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • £25,770 per annum
  • Permanent

We're supporting our clients in Newcastle, as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We're now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

The successful candidate will work as part of a team and report directly to the Site Manager.

What you'll be doing:

    • Carrying out a range of advanced construction tasks e.g. Excavating, Kerb laying, Paving, Drainage, Concrete laying, Tarmac work and block paving.
    • Use and interpret construction drawings and utility providers plans.
    • Have an understanding of setting out and the ability to work to line and level.
    • To be responsible for the locating and exposing underground services in line with Capita Safe System of Work.
    • To provide advice, guidance and instructions to other staff as allocated e.g. Apprentice's, Labourers and ensure all work is carried out as instructed.
    • Experience in using a variety of small plant and tools (Saw, Pneumatic Breaker, Whacker Plate etc).
    • Undertake daily checks and record findings of all plant used.
    • Adhere to agreed performance levels.
    • Liaise with Site Manager in order to effectively manage materials and material delivery's.
    • To adhere to Heath and Safety standards and codes of practice.

Desirable:

    • NPORS or equivalent up to 10t 360 Excavator
    • NVQ level 2 in General Construction
    • NPORS or equivalent up to 10t Dumper
    • NPORS or equivalent up to 10t Roller
    • First Aid Trained
    • Manual Handling
    • CAT and Genny
    • Confined Space
    • Valid Driving License

What's in it for you?

    • A competitive basic salary £25,770.
    • 23 days holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave.
    • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice.
    • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more.
    • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology.
    • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform.
    • 37.5 hours a week. Shifts are 7:30 - 15:30.

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere within the company. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

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