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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16 Recruitment Agencies found for Skilled Groundworker jobs in the Construction industry
  • Influx Recruitment

    Recruit for a variety of construction jobs including skilled, semi skilled and unskilled labour as well as site management positions.
    Coverage UK and Worldwide
    • Office 26, Fife Renewables Innovation Centre, Ajax Way, Fife, Scotland, Leven, KY8 3RS
  • Berry Recruitment - Construction & Asbestos Division

    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
    • Unit 7, Waterside House, Falmouth Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 8BE
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 383 Hendon Way, Hendon, North West London, London, NW4 3LP
    • 16 Pudding Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LT
    • 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ
    • 26 Terminus Street, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1EY
  • Your Trades People

    With an in-depth understanding of the construction industry and an extensive network of Trades professionals, we’re committed to providing effective solutions. Temporary or permanent, we aim to help you find the right person for the job every time.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 200D Glendfield Business Centre, Blakewater Road, Chorley, Lancashire, Blackburn, BB1 5QB
    • Your Trades People Ltd Liscombe West, Leighton Buzzard, Soulbury, LU7 0JL
  • Tradeline Recruitment Ltd

    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
  • GTS Services (UK) Ltd

    We are a reliable recruitment agency in the construction industry, providing all trades in the civil, railway/PTS and LUL sector. We specialise in providing operatives in the construction industry at short notice. All of the labour we supply is always qualified and to a high standard.
    Coverage Greater London and the Midlands
    • Dephna House, 119 Neasden Lane, London, NW10 1PH
  • Fusion Staff Agency LTD

    Fusion is an independent recruitment company that specialises in providing permanent & temporary jobs & staff to the Industrial, Manufacturing, Commercial & Events sectors. With two decades worth of recruitment experience in Leicester & Nationwide. Fusion has created a great reputation with both customers and candidates for our exceptional service and knowledge of the local market. We work with all level companies & vacancies
    Coverage Leicester, Nationwide
    • Floor 11, 60 Charles Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 1FB
  • T H Brown Employment Services

    T H Brown Employment Services can supply all levels of construction staff whether temporary, permanent or contract positions. Safety Passport / CSCS Card holders supplied. Labourers, Groundworkers, Bricklayers, Joiners(first and second fix), Electricians, Plasterers and Plumbers. Call us now for more information.
    Coverage North/North East Lincolnshire/Yorkshire/Humberside
    • Estate Road 1, South Humberside Industrial Estate, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, DN31 2TB
  • Pure Staff Ltd

    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
  • Now Careers

    Now Careers specialise in the Construction industry and are experts at supplying Local Authorities, Contractors and Housing Associations with highly skilled tradespeople. From individuals to teams of workers, we supply personnel for all areas of the industry including Maintenance, Housing, Main / Subcontract and Small Works. We are valuable career partners and have sustained excellent relationships with our clients across the UK and Australia.
    Coverage Scotland, North East, Midlands
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    • 3 Chester Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, NE2 1AT
    • 5th Floor, Edgbaston House, 3 Duchess Place, Birmingham, West Midlands, B16 8NH
    • 57 Timberbush, Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH66QH
    • 1st Floor, 2 Columbus Walk, Waterfront 2000, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF10 4BY
  • United Mechanical & Electrical Solutions Ltd

    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
  • Infinity Personnel Ltd

    Infinity Personnel see Client Services differently. Firstly, we listen. We put a lot of effort into learning about your business, your staffing requirements & seasonal patterns & most sought after skills. Our objective is to become your recruitment partners. Local knowledge & sector specialist approach, have a proven track record with many businesses in the area. We’re pro-active in our attitude, driven by the desire to exceed your expectations.
    Coverage Midlands
    • First Floor, 4-6 Hay Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5RF
  • Probuild Solutions Ltd

    Probuild Solutions Ltd have over 2 decades of experience within the construction industry and refurbishment sector as contractor and labour supplier (from bricklayers and carpenters to groundworkers). We enjoy a strong and loyal client base, which has been built on the foundations of trust, reliability, value for money and professionalism. We operate throughout England.
    Coverage Throughout England
    • 31 The Broadway, London, NW2 3JX
    • 18 The Thoroughfare, East Anglia, Harleston, Norfolk, IP20 9AS
  • Multitask Personnel Ltd

    At Multitask Personnel our Construction division have experience placing skilled candidates with various companies throughout the UK including the MOD with candidates ranging from skilled tradesmen and gas engineers to site managers and Estimators.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S60 2AB
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • Commercial Engineering Consultants

    Fast and cost-effective, supplying skilled staff to the Engineering & Rail industry with a minimum of administrative hassle.
    Coverage UK, Europe and Worldwide
    • Unit 2, 24a Great Northern Court, Great Northern Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1LR
  • Temp Find

    Whether you require us to headhunt your next Project Manager or you want to take advantage of our 300K+ candidate database for a Bricklayer, Temp Find have all the resources to aid recruitment for the Construction industry. We develop a deep understanding of our clients before supplying staff in many areas including groundwork, Building and Mechanical Trades and Labour. We typically fill permanent, temporary and contract roles for the South East
    Coverage South East UK
    • Mayfair Search (Temp Find), Green Park House, 15 Stratton Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 8LQ
  • Alpha Labour and Recruitment Ltd

    We are a specialist a construction trades and labour provider. Our database contains over 40,000 registered candidates throughout the UK - all of our site operatives are fully referenced checked, and obtain valid CSCS cards and PPE.
    Coverage UK wide - nationwide
    • 5-15 Marketplace, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 2GH
    • Chancery Place, Booth Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 4AB
    • 109 Vernon House, Friar Lane, Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 6DQ

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