Civils Operative – Excavation

  • Company:
    Energy Professionals Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    8 hours ago
  • Category:
    Construction

Overview and Main Responsibilities

Involvement in the day to day civil works on the City Fibre project, Newcastle.This role will be working as an effective team member in all excavation tasks, ensuring that works are delivered to competently and to schedule.

Responsible for executing day-to-day site activities, ensuring that an appropriate meterage is met and to a high standard.

General Responsibilities

Adhere to the Company’s Code of Conduct, as revised from time to time

Portray a positive attitude in line with our Company values

Be proactive with ideas and suggestions

Put forward suggestions for improvement of any processes

Follow all procedures within the Company

Role Responsibilities

Preparing the ground for construction work

Effective Management of Small plant and tools

Mandatory Participation in various working groups for continued improvement and safety

Assisting with the excavation of any trenchwork

The excavation of trial holes by hand

The excavation of hard materials, hand shovelling and sweeping

Use of cable avoidance tools when excavating

Excavation and laying of service ducts

Site Clearance

To assist with the unloading/loading of materials

To work in a safe and effective manner to achieve optimum output and to the requiredquality

Preparing materials

Digging shallow trenches manually, and trimming and squaring up trenches dug by machine

Erecting and dismantling timbering used to support trenches

Putting up safety signs, barriers to comply with NRSWA

Transporting, stacking and removing tools, equipment and materials•

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Experience

Full UK driving licence for at least 12 months

Hold valid a minimum NRSWA street works operative unit 2

Excellent communication skills

Ability to read and understand drawings

Ability to effectively use computer applications

Be able to maintain a clean and safe work site, vehicle and tools

Risk assessment and hazard identification and a strong focus on Health and Safety….. click apply for full job details