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Fawkes && Reece South





Posted: 17/11/2023

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Do currently work in Construction? Are you a Groundworker within the civil engineering space and looking for a new opportunity? If the answers are yes, we have openings with a reputable civil engineering company in the Dover area.

Role: Groundworker
Location: Dover
Contract type: Temporary (Full time)
Duration: 4-6 months
Start date: ASAP
Pay rate: £21 per hour.
Fawkes & Reece contact: David Baker (Brighton Office)The company:

A well-established national civil engineering company that focuses on the highways, bridges, airports, sewage systems, pipelines, and railways.

The role:

As a Groundworker, you will be responsible for:

Setting up site including barriers, safety signage and huts/small work buildings.
Using equipment and tools effectively to perform construction tasks.
Removing and installing drainage and pipework systems.
Laying pavements, kerbs, and driveways.
Interpreting drawings and technical specifications.
Following technical specifications and plans to perform Groundwork tasks.
Preparing the ground and foundations in preparation for other construction work to begin.
Digging trenches and moving ground.
Working with waterways and connecting pipework to existing pipework.
Following relevant health and safety procedures and risk management.
Operating plant machinery and vehicles such as 360 Excavators and Forward Tipping Dumpers.About you:

Good problem solving skills.
A good level of physical fitness to perform required tasks.
Ability to read technical specifications and diagrams.
Able to work effectively as part of a diverse team.
Previous experience within Groundworks within the civils spaceTo be successful in your application for this role you will have and be able to demonstrate the following skills and attributes:

You will need a current and valid CSCS card or CPCS / NPORS CSCS
Preferably we would require you to have one of the following tickets: Dumper ticket, Roller ticket, 360 excavator ticket.
Any of the following qualifications would be an additional benefit; abrasive wheels, manual handling, street works, first aid etc….What to do next:

If this role meets your expectations and aspirations, please click the apply now link. If this one is not for you, but you would like to discuss other options or for us to act as an agent to secure you a new contract please do not hesitate to call David on (phone number removed) for a confidential consultation

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