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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Posted 7 March by Pertemps Ended
Grounds Maintenance Operative

My client is currently looking for multiple Grounds Maintenance Operatives for a project located in Greenford, UB6 9AR. The contract is on a temporary basis starting ASAP until mid-May 2018.

  • General maintenance, eg: grass cutting, hedge trimming, clearing leaves and litter/verges
  • Construction work if required, eg: walling, flagging, kerbing rockeries, play areas, etc
  • Erect/dismantle equipment
  • Horticulture activities, eg: planting, pruning and seeding
  • Setting out, making sports pitches including grass, tarmac, sports hall surfaces
  • Upkeep of artificial, synthetic pitches
  • Tree care/Arboriculture
  • painting sundry equipment
  • Drainage works
  • Operate light plant and power tools
  • Undertake vehicle, tractor and cutting equipment checks

Skills & Qualifications
  • Full driving license
  • Basic knowledge of gardening and horticulture operations
  • General experience of grounds maintenance type duties
  • Experience in operating light plant and equipment and wheeled tractors
  • Experience of horticulture operations including planting, pruning and seeding

Technical Competencies
  • Understanding of Health and Safety Legislation
  • 12D RTM Operative (Mod T1/T2)
  • Card sector scheme 12 D
  • Cat scanner (Highways)
  • Chainsaw wind blown trees (CS 34)
  • CS30/CS31 Chainsaw maintenance and cross cut
  • Environmental awareness toolbox talk
  • Personal highways safety
  • Medicals - Other
  • PA1 & PA6 (pesticides)
  • PA2 ground crop spraying
  • Ride on cylinder lawnmower
  • Strimmer and clearing saw
  • Tractor and side arm flail
  • Woodchipper operator
  • Ladder use

Contract: Temporary - approx. 2 months
Hours: 37.5 per week (7.5 per day)
Pay Rate: £7.50 per hour
Location: UB6 9AR
Start: ASAP

Reference: 34631528

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