Ground Worker

  • Company Confidential
  • Manchester, UK
  • Sep 30, 2019
Full time Construction

Job Description

Groundworker - Mears Group PLC - Hendham Vale Industrial Park, Vale Park Way, Crumpsall, Manchester, M8 0AD

Are you a hard working member of the community who wishes to benefit others around you? Do you want to be involved in a growing company that focuses on high standards and its customers? Then Mears Group may have the job for you!

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Groundworker to join us in Manchester.

Within this role, you will provide a grounds maintenance service to various sites and locations as required. This will include:

  • Supporting with clearing the ground to be flagged.
  • Laying hard core, ash with cement and flags including cementing and mortaring.
  • Mix cement and mortar.
  • Work to line and levels, ensuring fall on flags.
  • Lay edgings and kerb stones using the same techniques as flags.
  • Cut flags using hand and machine tools.
  • Repair and replace flags as required.
  • Maintain and replenish vehicle imprest stock. Collection and delivery of materials.
  • Erect use and dismantle access equipment.
  • Be prepared to act as a mentor to trainees within the organisation and encourage a learning environment.
  • Obtain, where requested, Customer feedback on completion of works.

Any other duties as deemed necessary, if these duties are of a greater level of responsibility or skill of those required in the post then full training and appropriate supervision will be provided.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you have appropriate experience of working in the external environment along with the ability to demonstrate an understanding of the skills, technology and safety procedures required to carry out the full range of tasks. You should also have the ability to understand and interpret work instructions, drawings and technical specifications.

Although not essential, appropriate experience working in the building Construction/Maintenance Industry would be beneficial. Competence in the ability to understand and interpret work instructions, drawings and schematic drawings would also be an advantage.

Your ability to establish and maintain good customer and client relationships is essential.

At Mears we want to take care of our employees, that's why we have a benefits site called Mears Rewards exclusively for all our employees. This site has hundreds of savings at popular retailers as well as an important Employee Assistant Programme, to take care of your wellbeing. You could save up to £1,000 a year with the variety of offers we have at Mears Rewards, from Tesco to Thomas Cook there really is a saving for everyone that can make your money go further.

If you want to join our UK wide housing operation and be at the forefront of helping our team do amazing things apply right away and we'll be in touch.