VACANCIES

General Vacancies

We are currently looking for experienced Groundworkers and 360º / 180º Excavator Operators and offer:

  • Good rates of pay

  • Overtime

  • Work based pension

If you want to join our skilled workforce and want to find out more, please check out W L Straughan on Indeed.

https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/W-L-Straughan-&-Son-Ltd/jobs?jk=67e1ca3f415f6778&start=0

Groundworker

We are looking for a motivated, flexible Groundworker to join us.  Main duties – concrete, tarmac, kerb laying, paving etc. and any other duties as directed by a Manager.

 

This is a full-time position with overtime working expected. We offer an attractive remuneration package for the right person that has the right attitude, experience and can act on initiative.

Position: Groundworker

Responsible to: Groundworks Supervisor

 

Main Duties:

  • Groundworking activities – Concrete, tarmac, kerb laying, paving etc…

  • Any other duties as directed by your Manager.

 

Required skills:

Must have a CSCS card and Driving Licence.

Additional certificates / tickets desirable.

 

Person specification:

The ideal candidate for this role is likely to have;

  • Groundwork background.

  • Good common sense.

  • Well mannered.

  • At least three years’ experience.

 

Notes:

Full time position.

 

Wage:

Attractive remuneration package for the right person, dependent upon experience.

 

Hours:

40 hours per week basic hours.

 

Pension

 

Holiday

If you want to join our skilled workforce and want to find out more, please see the job listing on Indeed:

https://www.indeed.co.uk/viewjob?jk=bb08b2eefc4f1174&tk=1ehp50c6dqauv800

Estimating Assistant

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Estimating Assistant to join our growing team.

Key tasks include gather prices and supporting the completion of PQQs and ITTs.

Position: Estimating Assistant

 

Responsible to: General Manager

Key responsibility: Supporting the tendering and pricing activities of the business.

 

Main Duties:

 

  • Liaise with suppliers to gather prices and delivery information.

  • Assist in the compilation of PQQs (pre-qualification questionnaires) and ITTs (invitations to tender).

  • Work under the direction of the General Manager and Project Manager to support pricing exercises and quotations, including take offs and creating bills of quantities.

  • Visiting sites to measure quantities.

  • Any other duties as directed by your Manager.

 

Ideally, the role would suit a junior / assistant / graduate who is looking to progress within a company to a more senior role. Ideally you will have gained previous experience as an Estimator or Quantity surveyor in a contracting environment.

 

Desired skills:

  • Numeracy

  • Excel

  • Effective communication

  • Time management

  • Writing skills

  • Willingness to learn

 

Salary:

£21k - £25k

 

Hours:

40 hours per week

 

Pension

 

Holiday

If you want to join our skilled workforce and want to find out more, please see the job listing on Indeed:

https://www.indeed.co.uk/viewjob?jk=a801c3cb5743f461&tk=1ehp50c6dqauv800

Landscaper / Tractor Operative

We are looking for a motivated, flexible team member who has a talent for cultivation and seeding. Must have experience with compact tractors, agricultural tractors, landscaping, and equipment to produce high standard seeding work and any other duties as directed by a Manager.

This is a full-time position with overtime expected. We offer an attractive remuneration package for the right person that has the right attitude, experience and can act on initiative.

Position: Landscaper / Tractor Operative

Responsible to: Landscaping Supervisor

Main Duties:

 

  • Commercial hard and soft landscaping works.

  • Cultivation and seeding.

  • Tractor operations – use of various attachments and trailers.

  • Any other duties as directed by your Manager.

 

 

Desired skills:

Experience driving agricultural tractors is essential.

Must have experience with compact tractors and equipment to produce high standard seeding work.

CSCS card, manual handling desirable. Other certificates and tickets desirable also.

 

Person specification:

The ideal candidate for this role is likely to have;

  • Agricultural background

  • Good common sense

  • Well mannered

  • Good attitude

  • Wide range of landscaping experience and skills

  • Willingness to learn

 

Notes:

Full time position with overtime available.

 

Wage:

Attractive remuneration package for the right person, dependent upon experience.

 

Hours:

40 hours per week basic hours.

 

Pension

 

Holiday

If you want to join our skilled workforce and want to find out more, please see the job listing on Indeed:

https://www.indeed.co.uk/viewjob?jk=67e1ca3f415f6778&tk=1ehp50c6dqauv800

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