Skilled General Operative (Civils)

Location: Kilkenny

Contract: Permanent

Overview of role:  

Gaeltec Utilities are seeking a Skilled General Operative within the Civil Engineering Department. ESB Civil experience desirable with experience of construction and all relevant CSCS qualifications essential. The Candidate should have a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience, and ideally have a background in the Utilities Sector. We are looking for an individual who is willing to travel to multiple locations, company transportation provided from base location.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Support Crew/Team leader by having a pro-active attitude towards all tasks and follow their instructions;
  • General Civil Engineering Work;
  • Machinery tickets an advantage (mini-digger, dumper and teleporter);
  • Groundworks & Drainage;
  • Finishing concrete;
  • Carpentry works an advantage;
  • Any other works as directed by the site team;
  • Assure that all documentation related to the machine is always present on site and up to date and done daily/weekly;
  • Perform all works according with Company and Client Health and Safety rules, MESC’s, codes of practice, method statements and HSA regulations;
  • Be an active part on performing the pre-work Safety Risk Assessment and Job Site Safety Plan;
  • Assure site work space is in line with good housekeeping conditions;
  • Report challenges, safety issues to the PICW/ Supervisor;
  • Support all Team on site in helping to solve complex works;

To be considered for the Skilled General Operative position you will Ideally have the following: 

  • Full Driving Licence and willingness to travel and work at various customer sites.
  • Machinery Tickets.
  • Min 3 years’ experience
  • Must understand and speak English language.
  • Available to work shifts, evenings, weekends and on short notice.
  • Commitment to health and safety.
  • Relevant CSCS qualifications essential.
  • Manual Handling and Safe Pass qualifications.
  • ESB Experience Desirable

If you would like the chance to work in this exciting role for an innovative company, please apply directly with CV to:

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