Site Operative
Bovis Homes
Exeter, Devon, UK
2d ago

Role Overview

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Our housebuilding business operates across 13 regional offices, which are currently developing around 200 sites across England.

The design and construction blend tradition and innovation, creating homes and developments with contemporary living standards.

Our product range includes one-bedroom apartments through to larger five-bedroom family homes.

In a Nutshell :

We have a new opportunity for a Site Operative to join our team within Vistry Housebuilding (South West), at our Wellington, near Taunton

As our Site Labourer, you will be responsible for general labouring duties in order to assist the Site Management team with the production of a busy building site.

What we would like from you :

Key Responsibilities -

  • Clean and prepare the site as needed, removing and properly disposing of debris and waste materials, and digging trenches.
  • Maintain and follow all safety procedures on the job site and report violations immediately to Site Management
  • Maintain a safe and clean job site by handling materials and storing them properly, picking up and removing all tools and equipment when not in use, and securing the job site on a daily basis.
  • Report incidents immediately to your Site Management in accordance with incident reporting procedures.
  • Assist in site safety by ensuring that the site is operating in accordance with health and safety requirements. Report and breaches immediately, and action if appropriate.
  • Erect and maintain site safety signage.
  • Secure any hazards each evening prior to leaving site.
  • Provide basic first aid if required, providing the appropriate training has been received.
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of site materials, ensure materials are protected in accordance with the site material storage.
  • Where required work with the Materials Controller on site to ensure the safe storage of heavy materials.

  • Minimise loss or damage to material, reporting any damages or loss immediately to Site Management.
  • Check and receive material deliveries in accordance with material strategies and the site requirements
  • Maintain site presentation including tidiness and organisation of storage areas, clearing general debris and ensure compliance with the housekeeping policy including the site compound, welfare and surrounding areas.
  • Assist with the snagging and cleaning of plots.
  • Ensure building areas, dwellings and boundary areas are secure and report any issues to the Site Manager.
  • Open and close the site each day.
  • Supervision of the main gate to ensure all visitors have valid operative entry and all deliveries are signed for and guided to the compound.
  • CSCS card
  • Experience as a Labourer or trades person
  • Able to demonstrate genuine interest in working in the construction industry
  • Resourceful and capable of using own initiative.
  • Good Timer Keeper
  • Customer focused
  • Able and willing to attend site out of hours to deal with emergency situations
  • The Good Stuff :

    Vistry Homes is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

    Some of our key benefits include

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
  • Support with a professional membership
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