Drainage / Specialist Operative

The SmartList
05 Sep 2017
03 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Warwick, Warwickshire

JOB TITLE: Drainage / Specialist Operative

SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary depending on experience and skill set

WORKING HOURS: Monday to Thursday - 7.30 am - 5pm and Fridays - 7.30 am until
4:00pm whilst on site - Overtime as and when required with your agreement.

THE COMPANY: Our client is a successful Specialist Land Drainage Contractor for both the agricultural and sports turf industries based in Warwick, Warwickshire.

Our client is now seeking the right candidates to join the company as we have a number of vacancies in our land drainage teams.

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Site Foreman, Contracts Manager and Managing Director the role of the Drainage / Specialist Operative will be to join the existing land drainage team installing pipe work in the agricultural, construction and sportsfield sectors.

Key Responsibilities of a Drainage / Specialist Operative to include:-

• To operate drainage machinery.
• To operate a tractor, excavators other plant machinery (Specialist Operative)
• To operate tractors and a Varity of attachments such as spoil trailers and gravel trailers
• Some physical work including hand digging
• To ensure that our client's health and safety policy is followed and that safe working practices are adhered to.
• To oversee contracts
• To carry out labouring duties as and when required

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will be prepared to work outdoors in all seasons. The successful Drainage / Specialist Operative will have the ability to work as a team and carry out orders but may also be responsible for overseeing contracts and on occasions lead a small team. The candidate must be happy working under pressure, be able to take pride in their work and must be willing to learn new skills. If successful you will be responsible for general maintenance/looking after machinery. Our client is looking for someone who has good communication skills, can think for themselves and always polite to clients.

However the most important attribute is the right attitude, our client is looking for people willing to get stuck in and work hard.
All positions are subject to a trial period and from time to time, overnight stays might be necessary and a UK driving licence is essential.
Ideally the candidates will have experience operating plant such as tractors, wheeled excavators and 360 degree excavators (CSCS / CPCS / NPORS cards a plus)

Key experience essential/desirable for the role of Drainage / Specialist Operative based in Warwick, Warwickshire:

• Must live within a commutable distance of Warwick
• Will hold a full UK driving licence (essential)
• CSCS / CPCS / NPORS card holder preferred but not essential
• Experience of working in Agriculture and/or sports grounds preferred
• Experience of other groundwork and working with a variety of machines preferred

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.