Groundworkers main role is to prepare the ground on construction sites. preparing it to be built upon. Often the first work carried out on construction sites is undertaken by Ground workers. Tasks may include creating easy access to the building site, laying ground foundations and installing draining and sewage systems. Groundworker Jobs often require candidates to work as part of a team due to the manual nature of the job.
What does it take to get a Groundworker Job
A groundworkers daily duties will comprise of:
- Creation of access points for machinery and materials.
- Create drainage for construction sites that will remove sewage and water.
- General labouring and concrete repairs.
- Concreting large areas to provide a foundation for buildings.
- Laying kerbs and flagging stones.
- Use different types of machinery such as Excavators and dump trucks.
Key strengths for the role and salary range
Groundworker Jobs require candidates to have strong communication and interpersonal skills, as often groundwork is completed in teams. Groundworkers must also possess a good level of physical fitness and some knowledge of health and safety protocol. Groundwork requires working outdoors, so jobs will be completed in varying weather conditions. Candidates must also gain a CSCS blue card to show they have had relevant training before they can fill the job.
The average working week for Groundworker positions consists of 36-40 hours per week, with salaries ranging from £17,000 to £30,000.
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