Groundworker - Electrical

Groundworks - Swindon, Wiltshire

Ref: 628Monday 9 May 2022

Up to £30,000 per annum

Civils Operative


Swindon, Wiltshire

Up to £35,000 per annum


About the role

In this role, you will carry out any tasks reasonably required or requested both on and off-site and ensure all works are carried out in a safe and professional manner whilst in accordance with all associated RAMS. We need someone who is a self-starter with experience in the electrical industry.


Key responsibilities will include:  

  • Recognising danger and suspending any work activities until safe and authorised to proceed.
  • Carrying out the excavation and reinstatement of cable trenches and joint bays using handheld tools and mechanical excavators (once trained and qualified to do so).
  • Installing high and low-voltage mains and service cables.
  • Carrying out and accurately recording formal risk assessments of the workplace
  • Being authorised for entry into substations for installation and standby duties.
  • Acting on instructions through plans, drawings and written or verbal communication
  • Ensuring clear understanding of work instructions prior to work commencements and accurately recording details of work undertaken.
  • Loading and unloading equipment from vehicles safely and securely.
  • Supporting the Civils Labourer and/or the Civils Team with general labour and site maintenance activities
  • Ensuring safe handling and use of tools and machinery in line with manufacturer’s instructions and completed training or qualifications


Candidate Requirments

  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Relevant experience
  • CSCS Card (or affiliated)

It would be beneficial if you also help the following however if not, don't worry, we can look to sort these as required:

  • SPA Petrol Forecourt Card
  • Emergency First Aid at Work