GROUNDWORKER JOB DESCRIPTION
|Site hours but typically Monday – Friday 07.30-17.00
|Negotiable depending on experience
Kilmac are a Civil Engineering Contractor headquartered in Dundee, with an office in Dunfermline. We employ over 150 people in our business carrying out construction projects throughout Scotland. Kilmac is a dynamic and innovative engineering firm dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions in civil engineering. With a commitment to excellence and sustainability, we pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.
POSITION SUMMARY AND PURPOSE
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Groundworker to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for undertaking a range of tasks related to groundwork, including excavation, pipe laying, concreting, and general construction activities.
- Perform various groundwork tasks, such as excavation, backfilling, and grading, according to project specifications.
- Install and maintain drainage systems, including pipe laying and sewer connections.
- Carry out concreting and paving work, ensuring precision and quality finishes.
- Assist in the preparation of construction sites by clearing obstacles, debris, and other hazards.
- Operate a range of construction machinery and equipment, ensuring proper usage and maintenance.
- Collaborate with the construction team to achieve project goals within specified timelines.
- Follow health and safety guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and colleagues.
- Interpret and work from construction drawings and plans.
- Maintain tools and equipment in good condition, reporting any defects or issues promptly.
- Participate in toolbox talks and safety meetings as required.
QUALIFICATIONS/KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
- Proven experience as a Groundworker in the construction industry.
- Knowledge of various construction materials, methods, and tools.
- Ability to operate construction machinery, such as excavators, compactors, and dump trucks.
- Strong understanding of health and safety regulations in construction.
- Physical fitness and stamina to perform manual labour in varying weather conditions.
- Excellent teamwork and communication skills.
- Relevant certifications and qualifications in groundwork and construction.
- Problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
- Valid driver's license.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are a skilled Groundworker looking for a rewarding opportunity with a dynamic company, we invite you to apply. Join our team and be a key player in shaping the success of our construction projects. Apply now by submitting your CV to email@example.com