Site Operative

Site Operative - Sussex

Ref: 1384Friday 29 December 2023

To be discussed at interview depending on ability and level of experience

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Site Operative / Technician – Structural /Geotechnical Investigations

Multidisciplinary specialist based on the South Coast as looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Site Operative / Technician to support the existing team with Building Surveyors and Geotechnical/Geo-environmental Engineers.

Using specialised tools and providing manual labour the role is predominantly site based. Our dedicated teams of drillers, engineers, materials surveyors, technicians and laboratory staff all play a vital role in ensuring that these services are delivered to quality, on budget and on time. 
Due to the nature of the business you will be required to work on various sites Nationwide. You will need to be adaptable and should have the ability to work to tight deadlines. Night and weekend working may be required, therefore availability and flexibility with regards to working hours is essential to the success in this role.

To be successful in this role you MUST be an ambitious, hardworking, dedicated individual, with great team work and communication skills. Reliability is imperative, and there is a requirement to be organised and practically minded with an ability to problem solve.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Full clean UK valid driving license. 
  • Interest and enthusiasm for the outdoor environment/ geology
  • Sound communication and personal effectiveness skills
  • Inquisitive, investigative mind, observant and diligent in ensuring accuracy of data recording
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience in the construction and/ or ground investigation industry with relevant qualifications (e.g. CSCS scheme / SSSTS / PASMA / IPAF / Confined Space)
  • Experience of Diamond Drilling, GPR, various drill rigs and hand digging would be beneficial
  • A good level of fitness is required as the work will involve manual handling
  • Full training will be provided but operative experience within the Engineering / Construction / Rail industry would be beneficial.

Salary Package

The competitive remuneration package will depend upon qualifications and experience, and will include:

  • Salary dependent on experience/skills/qualifications.
  • Overtime as applicable
  • Allowance for overnight subsistence
  • Flexible working hours
  • Use of fleet vehicle (as required)
  • Pension Scheme
  • 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays

Required experience:

  • Construction Industry / Built Environment: some experience preferable

Required licences or certifications:

  • Driving License
  • CSCS 
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