Groundworker Jobs

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.

Contact the Construction Division Team

Email the Construction Division at construction@stafffinders.co.uk.

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Job Listings

  1. Shuttering Joiner

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £18.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require shuttering joiners for ongoing work in Edinburgh.
    Previous experience working on busy civils projects is essential to be considered for this role.
    Must have CSCS card, tools and PPE
    Ongoing work and various contract lengths available.

  2. Dumper

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £15.00 p/h

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require groundworkers with dumper/roller tickets for ongoing work in Edinburgh. 
    Previous experience of working on busy construction sites is essential.
    Various contracts and various lengths availalble. 
    Must have CSCS card, PPE and dumper/roller.

  3. Steel fixers

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders require steelfixers for ongoing work in Glasgow.
    This will be ongoing work and caniddates must have experience working on busy construction and civil sites.
    Candidates must have CSCS card, tools and PPE. 
    Varying Shift patterns available.
    Pay rate will vary. 

  4. Rainscreen Cladder

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Stafffinders are looking for rainscreen cladders for a 6 months contract job based in Edinburgh City Centre.
    Previous experience working on busy civils projects is essential to be considered for this role.
    Must have CSCS card and PPE.
    If you're interested, please Apply now.
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  5. Dumper Driver

    Location: Glasgow Area

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Construction / Trades / Property

    Experienced Dumper driver
     
    We have an immediate start opportunity for an Experienced Dumper driver based in Glasgow.
     
     Job Requirements Include: -

    Meeting strict daily targets
    Ensuring all health and safety policies adhered to
    Work independently, as well as part of a team

     
     Qualifications, Experience & Personality: -
    Applications should have strong communication skills ...

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