Skilled Groundworker

  • North Tyneside District, UK
  • £25,770 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you passionate about Construction and specifically Groundworks?

Do you love working in a team to help construct tip-top foundations, roads, pavements, etc?

Are you a skilled, experienced Groundworker looking to with an established company?

Tired of short-term contracted jobs and looking for something permanent?

If the above sounds like you, then you've come to right place! We're looking for Groundworkers in the Newcastle/North Tyneside area - our clients want experienced, Skilled Groundworkers to join their successful team. You will be working with the Local Government on Major Civil Engineering projects across North Tyneside.


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 a solid 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, Laborers and ensure all work is carried out according to the plan.
  • Experience in using a variety of small plant and tools (Sthll 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 deliveries.
  • To adhere to Health and Safety standards and codes of practice.

Experience Needed:

  • Excavating
  • Kerb laying
  • Paving
  • Drainage
  • Concrete Laying
  • Tarmac Work
  • Block Paving

Desired Certifications/Tickets:

  • CSCS (Must have)
  • Full driving license
  • NRASW
  • 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

About Local Government

At Government Services, we're transforming the way governments and local councils serve the public. We're using technology, innovation and domain knowledge to improve services and deliver savings. Our teams are answering 30,000 emergency service calls every day and our Ultra Low Emissions Zone is helping Londoners breath cleaner air. Join us and discover better as you keep the country running smoothly.

What's in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary of £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 a week. Shifts are 7:30 - 15:30.

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. 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.

If you think that you're an ideal candidate for this role, then please apply with your updated CV or just text GW to 07909214216 and we'll be in touch!

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