Site Operative

Job Description

Description and requirements

We are looking to recruit a number of spannermen, grouters and general operatives to join our busy Ground Engineering Specialist Division. This is a hands-on position and qualified candidates should have experience with old coal workings, mini piles, ground anchors, soil nails and grouting systems, etc.

Our projects portfolio is located throughout the UK, which could mean working away from home throughout the week. Nightshift and Weekend work might be required, however not often.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining daily drill logs and equipment inspection forms
  • Attend daily site briefings
  • Mixing and operating grout pumps including Colmono 4/10 and 10/10 colloidal mixers.
  • Previous experience working alongside mini piling such us Casagrande C6,Klemm 709,Klemm 702, or equivalent would be advantageous
  • Communicate with Drillers and other site personnel to provide a safe working environment
  • Attend and participate in regular toolbox talks
  • Comply with Company Health and Safety procedures

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • A good level of physical fitness
  • Flexibility to travel in the UK
  • Valid CPCS / CSCS card is essential
  • Proven previous experience in grouting and drilling is desirable                                                                          

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska. 

Flexible working 

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Reasonable adjustments  

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application. 

More information about the role 

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: 

Closing date 

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business.