Water Management Ganger

Job Introduction

Founded in 1968 Griffiths are one of the leading civil engineering and construction organisations working in Wales, the English border counties, and the West of England.

We pride ourselves in providing the “personal touch” establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships at all levels within client organisations, throughout the supply chain and with stakeholders.

We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry we offer a range of career development opportunities as a Business Unit of Tarmac PLC. We are looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm, and collaborative approach to join our team. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Water Management Ganger to join our Civils team in the South West, covering the Devon area. Initially based on the North Devon Link Road scheme in South Molton. We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of backgrounds.

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Senior Works Manager,

On a day to day basis, the successful candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Implementing temporary surface water management measures and controls across the NDLR scheme (as works progress)
  • To be responsible for refuelling of pumps, monitoring and replacement / improvement of silt control measures.
  • Undertaking the daily management of the Watercourse dewatering and silt control measures on site.

This work will be undertaken in coordination with the Environmental Clerk Of Works.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who possesses the following skills:

  • Good practical knowledge of construction and watercourse management
  • Able to work individually and plan / structure your own daily tasks to ensure that the pumps and water management measures are operational and efficient.
  • To be able to communicate with others and discuss / liaise with the Environmental Clerk Of Works to ensure compliance with the measures implemented.
  • To be able to supervise and direct a small team to manage the daily duties involved in inspecting / maintaining and refuelling pumps and dewatering equipment.

Although not essential, having experience with water management and / or of work in a similar role, construction groundworks knowledge and having a Full UK driving licence would be beneficial in your application.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents
  • Training and development opportunities

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