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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Ground Worker
Social Housing/Repairs & Maintenance
Contract type
Full time permanent

Salary:  £32,000 per annum


23 days holiday plus bank holidays, Accident Cover - B&CE Scheme, Life Assurance – B&CE Scheme, Company van if required (work use only), Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Company Uniform, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.

About the team

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers.

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.

Abouth the Role

  • Operating various ground works machines such as lawn mowers and ground maintenance equipment.
  • Managing and operating pickup/dumper trucks required for various hauling activities.
  • Undertaking regular maintenance on the equipment and tools.
  • Maintaining parking lots and undertaking minor repairs on the surface as and when required.
  • Installation of site/external signs and barriers to control traffic when performing repair work.
  • Monitor ground/surface area and identify repair work required.
  • Perform assessment on work schedules and collect all materials as per job/task required.
  • Maintain records of site before and after the work in form of photographs.
  • Manage all tools and equipment necessary for ground work.
  • Identify training for using materials on efficiently.
  • Prepared reports for any defects on equipment and materials for management.
  • Work with building surveyor to establish ground levels
  • Set out drainage/ land waste drains
  • Marking out and digging shallow trenches for foundations and drains
  • Form-working - putting up or dismantling the shuttering that holds setting concrete in place
  • Steel fixing - bending and fixing the bars used to reinforce concrete structures
  • Steel piling - fixing steel sheets together to form temporary retaining walls for excavation work
  • Concreting - layering and smoothing concrete for foundations, floors and beams
  • Road working - concreting, laying kerbs, paving and resurfacing
  • Ensuring all PPE is provided and present prior to engaging on task.
  • Ensuring you have materials and equipment provided before you undertake task.
  • Ensuring that the task is deliverable within the time allocation
  • Ensuring all works do not present a hazard or danger to others
  • Ensuring all H&S documentation (RAMS) are present prior to engaging on task
  • Ensuring asbestos survey is present prior to undertaking works
  • Ensuring all certifications for plant is present and up to date prior to use.

About you

Must have full or automatic UK driving driver licence hold for minimum 12 months

  • Ability to do undertake strenuous tasks.
  • Ability to work in all weather.
  • Workers must be punctual and reliable.
  • Previous experience as a general labourer is preferred.
  • Ability to use small hand tools
  • Ability to operate small hand held plant such as drills and breakers
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Must be able to work within a team environment
  • Basic construction skills would be advantageous.

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity, flexible working and that talented people are key to our success.


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