Groundworker Jobs

Groundworkers main role is to prepare the ground on construction sites. preparing it to be built upon. 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.

Groundworker Jobs: Main Responsibilities

A groundworkers daily duties will comprise of 

  • The daily duities of a Groundworker will
  • Groundwork is often the first work carried out on construction sites and will involve creating of access points for machinery and materials.
  • Create drainage for construction sites that will remove sewage and water.
  • 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.

Groundworker: Required Skills and Job Conditions

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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