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Skilled Operative

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Are you a Skilled Operative looking for your next permanent role?  If this is you then please read on as we may just have the role for you……

Founded in 1968, Griffiths are a sustainable Civil Engineering Contractor that helps connect communities through delivering Road, Rail, Water, and Utilities projects. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest quality projects in a healthy, safe, and sustainable manner to improve people’s everyday lives.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Skilled Operative to join our team at our offices in Porthmadog, Gwynedd. We are looking for a colleague who is already within this position; or looking to take the next step in your career.  We are open to applications from candidates who live in; or can commute from some of the following areas: Portmeirion, Criccieth, Barmouth, Machynlleth, Llanbrynmair, Llanuwchllyn, Bala, Llanrwst, Ruthin, Denbigh, Bodelwyddan, Abergele, Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Llandudno, Abergwyngregyn, Bangor, Bethesda, Caernarfon, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Crewe, Nantwich, Oswestry and the surrounding areas.

As part of a global business in CRH and a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC, the career opportunities are limitless. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Operations Director, the Skilled Operative and on a day to day basis, the responsibilities of the Skilled Operative will include the following (not exhaustive):

  • Ensuring all work is carried out safely and to the correct quality standards
  • Operating machinery and power tools
  • Laying drainage pipes, pavements and manhole covers
  • Laying kerbs and channels, along with digging trenches
  • General labouring duties
  • Mixing and pouring concrete
  • Handling construction materials and tools
  • Completing plant defects sheets

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be a Skilled Operative who is in receipt of the following:

  • A positive work ethic and attitude
  • A CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • CPCS Card for Dumper & Roller

Although not essential, experience in Manual Handling, Asbestos Awareness and completion of a First Aid at Work Course would be beneficial in your application.

About the Company

For the successful Skilled Operative, we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Training & Development
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 

Griffiths, a CRH company, is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens, we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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