Experienced Groundworkers

Closing Date: 31/07/2023
Contract Permanent
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland
Salary Competitive Salary - Based on qualifications and Experience
Company Rainton Construction Limited

Job Description

About Us

The MGL Group of Companies operate throughout the UK in a wide range of business sectors and provide a comprehensive range of services within the Construction Industry.

We are a proud family-owned business, based in the North-East which celebrated 50 years of trading in 2021. Family values continue to drive the longevity of our group of companies, we are focussed on working hard as a team to deliver a fantastic service and create a great place for everyone to work. Every member of our Team is valued for the part they play in the company’s overall success.

We have a new and exciting opportunity for experienced Groundworkers to join our Team.

About the Role

As part of your role, you will work as part of the team that carries out the initial and often the last site work on any construction project reporting daily to the Site Supervisor and Manager to ensure that work is completed safely, within budget and to the client’s satisfaction.

Successful candidates will have experience in a similar role, possess a CSCS Card and be highly motivated, driven individuals.

Key Accountabilities

All employees are expected to understand their responsibilities and carry out their roles in line with the Company Management System, i.e. Compliance with our policies, procedures, processes and tools. In addition to enabling successful project delivery, this ensures that roles are carried out in line with our ISO and other accreditations, against which you may be periodically audited.

Key Responsibilities

Key activities for which you will be responsible include; creating access routes to the site, excavating, laying foundations for building works and constructing drainage systems. You may also specialise in kerbing, bricklaying, concreting, steel-fixing or formwork.


  •  Clearing construction site
  • Digging trenches for foundations
  • Setting up a site, putting up barriers, safety signs, huts, etc.
  • Following all health and safety procedures
  • Providing excavation support to other construction professionals
  • Interpreting the use of drawings and specifications
  • Laying pavements, kerbs and driveways
  • Concreting sites
  • Removing drainage and pipework systems
  • Operating plant machinery, such as excavators and dumper trucks
  • Preparing the ground/foundations to allow construction to begin
  • Redirecting waterways and connecting pipes with existing pipework.

 Personal Skills

  • Good level of general fitness
  • The ability to follow strict safety rules
  • The ability to work to a strict timetables
  • An aptitude for working with your hands, and with tools
  • A willingness to work in sometimes dirty and safety critical conditions
  • A willingness to work outdoors and in all conditions
  • Solid teamworking skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Enthusiastic with a good work ethic

Experience and Qualifications

  • Previous experience undertaking the role being applied for
  • CSCS Card – Essential
  • Relevant Construction Training / Qualifications
  • NVQ Level 2 – General Construction
  • Time Served – Preferable
  • Full, clean Driving licence advantageous
  • Multiskilled – CPCS Qualifications at an advantage
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