Location
East of England
City Town
Watford
Department
Operations
Advertising Salary
Competitive plus benefits
About The Role

Morrison Energy Services are currently looking to recruit a Groundworker to carry out groundwork in HV Electric Substations on our UK Power Networks contract in Watford and surrounding areas. 

As a Groundworker you will play an important part in our Site Delivery Team, who are responsible for the construction and refurbishment of High Voltage Substations from 11kV to 132kV in the East Anglia region.

Morrison Energy Services is proud to be a key partner in the UKPN Alliance, delivering substation build and refurbishment works across the East of England including design, project management, cable installation, building construction, jointing, switchgear, bunding, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition.

As a Groundworker your duties and responsibilities will be:

  • A large range of practical tasks including digging trenches, placing and compacting bedding material, laying and jointing drainage pipes, ducts and cables.
  • Backfilling and compacting trenches, mix and lay concrete, operate machinery, use equipment such as drills and pumps.
  • The work may also include fencing work, earthworks, construction of foundations and assisting skilled workers for example Steelfixers and Carpenters.
  • Working under the instruction and supervision of Foremen and Site Managers.
  • The work may involve the driving of dumpers and other construction site vehicles as well as acting as a Banksman.
  • Keeping the site tidy and looking after tools and equipment.
  • Providing assistance to the site team which may include a number of varied tasks.
  • At all times to be working in a safe manner with consideration towards fellow workers and members of the public who may come into contact with our work.

Skills and Knowledge Requirements:

  • Experience and a sound understanding of utility/groundworks.
  • Have a good understanding of Health & Safety.
  • Ability to understand instructions and carry them out reliably and efficiently.
  • Confident working on your own and as a proactive team player who enjoys working under pressure.
  • EUSR, CSCS or CPCS qualifications required.
  • NRSWA Qualification preferable.
  • A full driving licence and willingness to travel.

Additional Information

  • You must possess a high degree of manual dexterity demonstrated through the use of hand tools.
  • You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and be required to walk and stand on uneven ground. 
  • You must also be able to work within a confined space, without restriction.
  • The work is often physically demanding so good physical fitness, strength and stamina is required.

What’s in it for you?

  • 21 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Company van and fuel card (business use only)
About The Company

M Group Services is the UK’s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water and gas sectors across the UK & Ireland.  Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.  Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people’s skills and expertise.  We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day.  We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees.  Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.

 

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