Site Operative

Location : St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England
Job Ref : MS112
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : Construction
Salary : £10 per hour


MS112 – Site Operative

Location: St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £10 per hour

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Site Operative on behalf of one of our clients. The successful candidate will be responsible assisting in assembling & dismantling temporary & permanent structures, in accordance with project specific plans & appropriate safety regulations. For this role, the core hours are a minimum of 40 hours a week, worked flexibly between 8:00am – 4:30pm from Monday to Friday.

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

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhering to site rules, safe systems of work & company procedures at all times.
  • Signing in & out as directed.
  • Working with other site crew to set up structure frames as per manufacturers / site managers instructions.
  • Working with / alongside & scaffolding systems.
  • Carry out physical labour on site.
  • Working in busy construction environment with heavy plant movement.
  • Working on (if certified) or safely alongside plant equipment such as – Counterbalance forklift, rough terrain, telehandler, scissor lift, cherry picker.
  • Reading & working from site specific plans & layout drawings.
  • Loading & unloading of trucks.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must be physically fit & able to carry beams & equipment.
  • Experience in construction / roles with manual labour.
  • Willing to commit to long hours & overnight stays.
  • Good work ethic & drive to progress.
  • Basic numeracy & literacy skills.
  • Basic computing skills.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • CSCS Card (desirable).
  • Marquee / tent construction experience (desirable)
  • First Aid at Work (desirable).
  • Plant certificates (desirable).

Location: St Ives, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £10 per hour

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