Environmental Contractor / Lead Ganger

Location
Caldicot
Salary
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
06 Jan 2017
Closes
03 Feb 2017
Ref
00063054
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Operations
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a leading environmental consultancy and contracting company providing services to business, industry and the public sector throughout the UK.

Working from their yard in Newport, South Wales. The successful candidate will lead a works gang of environmental contractors delivering projects to the highest standards in a safe, quick and efficient manner. As a lead ganger you will be required to motivate and co-ordinate your team, setting safety and quality standards, and driving performance.

You will be accountable for delivery, therefore an ability to quickly problem solve will be essential in order to overcome the daily snags associated with site based projects. This is a physically demanding role requiring high levels of physical fitness and a willingness to work in all weathers.

Typical tasks include: (The successful candidate should be competent and experienced in the majority of these although training can be provided for promising individuals)
- Tree felling/site clearance
- Habitat creation including planting/seeding works, installation of bat/bird boxes
- Erection of ecological/stock fencing, including field gates/access stiles.
- Erection of site security fencing including herras and weldmesh.
- Erection of landscape fencing.
- Herbicide treatment of pernicious/undesirable weeds
- Installation of root control barriers
- Landscape planting and seeding
- Construction and maintenance of lakes/watercourses including bank stabilisation
- Landscape maintenance including winter snow/ice clearance.

Essentials:
Driving licence including trailer towing entitlement - NPTC CS30 and CS31 - NPTC PA1 and PA6

Desirable:
Site Safety Supervisor Qualification - CPCS - Excavator 360, Forward Tipping Dumper, Agricultural Tractor, Telehandler - Basic machinery maintenance - First Aid at Work

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