Skilled Groundworker recruitment agency listing

Ground Workers are often the first and last construction operatives on a building project, as they excavate the site, lay foundations and then construct paths and driveways when the structure has been completed.

The role of a ground worker is skilled, and all recruiters will insist on formal qualifications and evidence of experience in the related building disciplines. While some workers studied at college for their qualifications, others were lucky enough to find work-based vocational training.

The laying of foundations, excavating of building sites and the installation of pathways requires a high level of knowledge, but they also require lots of experience. Work-based placements will involve working on sites for up to four days per week, and the fifth day will usually be spent in a classroom.

The demand for construction workers in general is somewhat depressed at the moment, but the housing needs of the UK mean that there will always be a need for experienced and qualified ground workers. National home building companies often have government-funded schemes available for young people, and smaller, local building firms will often take on apprentices to learn the skills from within the industry.

Employment as a ground worker will often require a qualification recognised by the Construction Plant Competence Scheme. Such qualifications rely on the candidate's ability to demonstrate their knowledge of ground work, and they must then be able to apply it to practical situations. Although many of the positions available are with fixed-term contracts, they generally pay anything between £8 and £12 per hour.

 
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  • When you want to source skilled groundworkers for your construction projects, we would like to be your first choice. We can put you in touch with candidates across the construction sector - with nationally recognised certifications such as CSCS. Find out why our clients keep coming back and let us show you the Multi-Trades difference today.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • At Berry Recruitment, we are proud to have a dedicated construction team who are experts at addressing the challenging demands of our building & construction clients. We have experience of dealing with all trades & labour workers and supply skilled professionals such as plumbers, bricklayers, painters and scaffolders. We are Constructionline members and ensure all candidates are health & safety assessed and have the necessary qualifications.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • Office 1, Kingston Court, Walsall Road, Cannock, Staffs, WS11 0HQ
    • Suite 3rnSt Mary's MewsrnSt Mary's Place, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2AP
    • Unit 7, Waterside House, Falmouth Road, Falmouth, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BE
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 383 Hendon Way, Hendon, London, NW4 3LP
    • 16 Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LT
  • Le Breton are a recruitment agency that specialises in providing agency staff in the Childcare and Construction sectors. We will provide you with the very best temporary, contract and permanent agency staff to suit your requirements. We pride ourselves on the quality of the staff that we provide and have vigorous vetting and recruitment procedures in place to make sure we retain the high standards we insist on.
    Coverage UK Wide
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    • The Saturn centre, Spring Road, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 6JX
    • 101 Lockhurst Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV6 5SF
    • NBV Enterprise Centre, David Lane, Basford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG6 0JU
    • Technology House, Lissadel Street, Salford, Manchester, Lancashire, M6 6AP
    • Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, Avon, BS32 4TD
    • 213-215 Aston Road, Aston, Birmingham, West Midlands, B6 4LH
  • We at Rapid are a hands-on family run business who supply trades and labour in the construction, agriculture and industrial fields. We have over 25 years' experience in the business and are well known for our reputation for finding the right people for the right job. We provide relentless back up for our clients, which is why they are keen to come back to us time after time.
    Coverage Throughout England
    • 31 The Broadway, London, Greater London, NW2 3JX
  • Tradeline Recruitment is a specialist construction agency based in Bedford with over 30 years experience of supplying all levels of construction related personnel. In particular we are able to supply highly skilled groundworkers (all with CSCS Cards) competent in all aspects of groundwork including: kerbing, drainage / deep drainage, concreting, slabbing, edging and tarmacing. Many of our groundworkers also hold various CPCS plant tickets such as 360 & Dumper should you have any more specific requirements.
    Coverage Home Counties / London / Midlands / Nationwide
    • 21 Bedford Heights, Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7PH
  • We specialise in the recruitment of Labour, Trades and White collar construction professionals. Working on Temporary, Contract and Permanent positions for Construction and Maintenance contracts. We supply CSCS, CPCS operatives and SMSTS, SSSTS certified management. Devoted to Building Futures.
    Coverage The Midlands
    • Rothersthorpe House, 4 Billing Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN15AN
  • United Mechanical & Electrical Solutions specialises in supplying temporary labour to the construction and engineering sector nationwide. We have a large database of Electricians, Plumbers, Pipefitters, mates and related trades from semi skilled to project management level.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 2 Kirby Lane, Leicester, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0BY
  • Recruit for a variety of construction jobs including skilled, semi skilled and unskilled labour as well as site management positions.
    Coverage UK and Worldwide
    • Suite 5, Buko Tower, Dalton Road, Fife, Scotland, Glenrothes, KY6 2SS
  • With three offices in Birmingham, Worcester and Wolverhampton covering the Midlands we cover the following industries: Industrial, Driving, Technical. REALISTIC AND COMPETITIVE RATES... Pure Staff delivers a personal flexible service, building your trust by tailoring a pure recruitment solution. Pure Staff are fully AWR compliant, we hold a current Gangmaster License and are proud to be ISO 9001 accredited.
    Coverage The Midlands and Welsh Borders
    • 8 Lowesmoor Wharf, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2RS
    • Office 8, Oxford Street Industrial Park, Vulcan Road, Wolverhampton, Bilston, West Midlands, WV14 7LF
    • The Chamberlain Building, 36 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HN
  • Staffbase Recruitment has excellent knowledge & understanding of the construction industry and we can place construction specialists into a range of construction jobs, including site managers, project & contract managers, design engineers and quantity surveyors. We can also recruit and supply temporary and permanent personnel including ground workers and labourers, plant operatives and skilled labour including electricians and mechanical fitters.
    Coverage Midlands
    • Lumonics House, Valley Drive, Swift Valley Ind Est, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 1TQ
  • ***The UK's leading supplier of Trades, Labour & Management for the Construction Industry***- Our consultants come from a Construction Industry background. We supply Labourers, Groundworkers , Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters, Painters, Scaffolders, Machine operators, Construction Management plus many more
    Coverage Nationwide
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    • Victoria House, New Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 4QJ
    • Brunel House, Fitzalan Road, Cardiff, South Wales, CF24 0EB
    • Enterprise House, Ocean Village, Southampton, Southamptopn, Hampshire, SO14 3XB
    • 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AX, Greater London
    • 25 Downham Road, Billericay, Essex, CM11 1PU
  • QuickTemp is a 24 Hour recruitment agency based in Surrey providing temporary & permanent recruitment solutions across the whole of the UK. We cover 4 key sectors - Driving & Industrial, Education, Healthcare and Office. QuickTemp understands how difficult it is to find good people for your business. Recruiting is a high pressure task that we can help you with, we aim to provide a seamless and professional service.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • NWS House, 1 High Street, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2AF

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