Experienced Tractor Drivers/General Operatives and Experienced Dozers/Excavator Operatives

Kestrel Contractors Ltd, South of England

Experienced Tractor Drivers/General Operatives and Experienced Dozers/Excavator Operatives

 

Client details:
Kestrel Contractors Ltd is at the forefront of sports pitch construction, sports pitch renovation and land drainage contractors market. From natural turf sports fields to 3rd Generation (3G) turf or all weather sports pitches.

Kestrel have a wide variety of clients for whom we have built a range of sports grounds both natural and artificial including many golf courses throughout UK & Europe. We have built facilities for Chelsea, Southampton, Fulham, and Brighton Football Clubs at both their stadiums and training grounds. 

Candidate profile:
Although experience in natural or artificial sports ground construction is desirable, full training will be given to the right candidates.

Ideally skilled in installation of sports turf drainage, topsoil management including renovation and maintenance.  You will already have experience in the industry and understand the specialised nature of the work we do.  You will be required to work as part of a team or occasionally on your own, depending on the project requirements. There is every opportunity for the right person to move into a management role in the field or office based.

Essential requirements:
Ideally for 'Experienced Tractor Drivers/General Operatives' post, you will be;

• Currently working in the sports turf construction, renovation or maintenance industry,
• Willing to learn to work with a variety of plant & sport turf machinery but not limited to
• Tractors with an assortment of cultivating equipment such as: laser box scrapers, power harrows, stone buriers, seeders and fertiliser spreaders, etc 
• An outline understanding of soil agronomy
• A CSCS card or relevant industry recognised qualification
• A mature and safety conscious attitude to working on building sites
• Hold full driving licence

Ideally for 'Experienced Dozer/Excavator Operatives' post, you will be;

• Currently working in the sports turf construction, renovation or maintenance industry
• Confident or willing to learn to work with a variety of plant machinery such as but not limited to
• Dozers from laser guided D4’s to D8’s
• Excavators from 3 tonnes to 20 tonnes
• An outline understanding of reading working drawings and calculating levels
• A CSCS card or relevant industry recognised qualification
• A mature and safety conscious attitude to working on building sites
• Hold full driving licence

You will have;
• A flexible approach to your place of work. Although generally in the south of England, there will be occasions where you will be required to work away from home for periods of time.
• An ability to operate and contribute to working with a team and a wide variety of people at all levels
• Self-motivation with ability to work on your own initiative.
• A desire to deliver excellence from build quality through to customer satisfaction.
• Be willing to work over and above standard working hours and appreciate the seasonal nature of our industry.

To apply: 
If the above is of interest, please forward your CV in the first instance, to nancy.lee@kestrelcontractors.co.uk 

Type:
Full time

Hours:
40 hours per week PLUS overtime and travel time if applicable

Closing date:
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 11:45pm

Salary:
Experienced Tractor Drivers £20K - £30K and Excavator Operatives £25K - £40K

Email:
nancy.lee@kestrelcontractors.co.uk

Web site:
http://www.kestrelcontractors.co.uk

Telephone:
01256 880488