Grounds Maintenance Operative – Balfour Beatty – Hereford

Balfour Beatty

About the role

Join our Living Places team as a Grounds Maintenance Operative based at our Thorn or Kingland Depots, Herefordshire , where you will have the opportunity to be part of a highly skilled team and the opportunity to learn from some of the best in the industry.

Balfour Beatty are a leading company in the construction industry and provide vital services to the lives of millions of people across the UK and beyond. Here at Balfour Beatty, we take pride in the work we do and take pride in giving our employees the opportunity to make a difference in the world and create something they can be proud of.

The opportunity to create is all around you. Whatever your level, whatever your role, whatever the project, you’ll be able to take initiative here and get stuck in. A major branch of our business is our Living Places and Highways team .

Balfour Beatty Living Places area multi-award-winning business highways maintenance, street lighting and public realm services throughout the United Kingdom. We improve every day through engaging with our customers, investing in our people and using the latest technology to create positive, more efficient long-term outcomes ultimately creating communities where people want to live, work and play. Our solutions include consultancy, finance, design and maintenance of the entire streetscape. We’re shaping places, creating economic growth and meeting the needs of a changing society.

Role purpose

Working as a member of the Grounds routine & reactive team you will be delivering a wide range of services including Parks & Open spaces, Cemetery maintenance, Highways Maintenance, Road sweeping & Street cleaning.

What you’ll be doing

On a day-to-day basis you will:

Grounds Maintenance Operations (Grass cutting/strimming, Hedge cutting, Shrub pruning, Border work, Weed control, Grave digging with/without a digger & General landscaping).

Highway Operations (Highway repairs, Minor Civil Engineering works, Jetting of drainage systems, Installation & maintenance of Traffic Management)

Street Cleansing Operations (Litter Bin collection, Litter picking, Fly Tip removal, Dead animal collection, Other cleansing services)

Support the emergency response team

Carry out Point of Work Risk Assessments for all tasks

Who we’re looking for

To join us in this role, you must demonstrate/obtain the following:

A Passion for Traffic Management

Health & Safety Awareness

Full UK driving licence

Experience of working within a Ground Maintenance Environment

What we will do for you:

Very competitive salary/Flexibility in site working time.

Provide training to develop your skills further.

Generous Annual Leave allowance.

Company car/allowance

Pension scheme.

Subsistence provided where applicable.

If you are inspired to be part of the Balfour Beatty family and create something to be proud of, join us as an Grounds Maintenance Operative . As well as experiencing benefits such as joining our pension scheme, share plan and enjoying our generous annual leave allowance, we offer so much more. Here at Balfour Beatty, you have the opportunity to work and learn from some of the most skilled workers in the industry and be respected as a valued member of the team. Apply today.


Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

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