JobMatcha has been appointed as the exclusive provider of local labour to a brand, new Westminster Construction site. There are dozens of different roles available – both skilled and unskilled. Our aim is to get local residents to work on this site, from March 2024, and then provide development opportunities within the sector. If you are interested, please send your CV in today.
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Conceived as a new destination for the West End, 105 Victoria Street is a mixed-use development that will pioneer innovations in sustainability, provide spaces that enhance wellbeing and reinstate a sense of community in London’s Victoria. 105 Victoria Street is the UK’s largest 100% electric net zero office development.
Example Job Specification for 105 Victoria Street
About the Role:
Are you a hands-on individual with a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn? If so, then a career as a General Operative in the UK construction industry could be the perfect fit for you.
In this dynamic role, you’ll be a vital part of any construction site, supporting skilled tradespeople and contributing to a variety of tasks from groundwork to finishing touches. Every day will bring new challenges and opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge.
- Site Preparation:
- Assisting with setting up and dismantling site fencing, barriers, and safety signage.
- Clearing and levelling ground, potentially involving topsoil stripping and vegetation removal.
- Helping to excavate trenches for foundations, drainage systems, and other services.
- Manual Labour:
- Mixing and pouring concrete for foundations, slabs, and other structures.
- Moving and unloading building materials, often involving heavy lifting.
- Operating basic construction equipment like drills, pumps, and compressors.
- General Tasks:
- Maintaining a clean and tidy work environment.
- Assisting other tradespeople with various tasks as required.
- Following all health and safety regulations on site.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
- CSCS card, experience is not a must
- Strong physical fitness and stamina are essential for handling demanding work conditions.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with colleagues.
- A positive attitude, willingness to learn, and a commitment to safety are vital.
- Competitive salary
- Varied and challenging work environment, no two days are the same.
- Opportunities for career progression and skill development within the construction industry.
- The satisfaction of being part of building something tangible and making a real contribution.
If you’re eager to get your hands dirty, contribute to exciting projects, and build a rewarding career in construction, we encourage you to apply!
- This is a general job specification, and specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on the company and project.
- Construction work can be physically demanding, so good physical fitness is essential.
- Working outdoors in all weather conditions is typical, so appropriate clothing and footwear are necessary.