Groundworker (Maintenance, Construction) MEAR58883

Exeter, Devon
£12 per hour
12 Jan 2018
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Groundworker (Maintenance, Construction) MEAR58883


£12 per hour

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ground Worker to join our team based in Exeter.   This role will be working on a responsive maintenance contract.

Within the role, you will provide a complete flagging service to the Group and/or its agents. Taking information from job outline tickets, you will prepare the ground to be flagged alongside laying flagging, edging and kerb stones. Laying flags including cementing and mortaring, you will work to line and levels, ensuring fall on flags whilst cutting flags using hand and machine tools. Repairing and replacing flags as necessary, you will maintain and replenish vehicle imprest stock alongside collection and delivery of materials. Candidates for this position will erect use and dismantle access equipment and obtain, where requested, Customer feedback on completion of works.

With previous experience of working in the Building Construction/Maintenance industry, you will be qualified to City and Guilds, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent.  It is essential that you are competent in concrete paths and ramps.

The successful Ground Worker will possess the ability to understand an interpret work instructions, drawings and schematic drawings whilst establishing and maintaining excellent customer/ client relationships. With the ability to trace, diagnose and rectify faults, you will be customer focused with excellent communication skills.

The successful Ground Worker may be required to work in any location throughout the Contract and work may vary from location to location.

Candidates must hold a full UK driving licence


Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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