General Operative

Location : Belfast, County Down, Northern Ireland
Job Ref : MS117
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Construction
Salary : £11.40 - 14.28 per hour + DOE


MS117 – General Operative

Location: Northern Ireland

Salary: £11.40 – £14.28 per hour DOE

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently searching for a General Operative on behalf of our client. 

The General Operative performs unskilled, entry-level operation and maintenance work. Works under supervisory control and guidance of the Engineer and/or the Site Agent and/or Job Foreman within well-established procedures. Assignments are received in the form or oral instruction or work orders and rough notes. Work is reviewed for quality and timeliness of completed projects.

Applications from ex-military candidates are actively encouraged, however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs routine grounds & building work.
  • Operates hand & power tools.
  • May operate company vehicles.
  • Engages in a wide variety of tasks such as assisting in the maintenance & repair of water mains & services; sewer mains & services; cleaning roadside ditches; culverts; repairing street & pavements; grounds maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as required by designated supervisors.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience performing manual labour in construction work.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • CSR card required or willingness to obtain one while in employment.
  • Knowledge of material commonly used in construction; maintenance & repair activities as related to assigned areas.
  • Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards, safety standards & practices applicable to work of being done.
  • Good knowledge of utilisation & care of materials and equipment used.

Location: Northern Ireland

Salary: £11.40 – £14.28 per hour DOE

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