We’re Hiring – Groundworks Labourers

We are looking to recruit Groundworks Labourers with experience and knowledge of the drainage industry to join three new teams in our Civils department. You will assist our Groundworkers with all aspects of general groundwork, mainly comprising of manual excavation and installing drainage, as well as any other related tasks as the job progresses.

Candidates must hold a valid CSCS/CPCS and have a minimum of one years’ groundworks experience.


  • Carry out groundworks related duties such as excavating, drainage repairs, shoring and underpinning.
  • Assist with team workloads within agreed timescales.
  • Ensure that a safe site is established and maintained in accordance with our RAMS and relevant Construction Phase Plans. This can include all forms of site segregation, signing and guarding.
  • Work within the framework of Subscan UDS Health & Safety Policy and accompanying legislation and codes of practice.
  • Maintain and take care of tools and equipment on site and ensure that they are kept in a lockable area at the end of the shift.
  • Report any near misses, accidents, or incidents on site to your manager.
  • Ensure that sites are left clear and tidy to represent the company’s reputation in delivering good practices, quality of work and overall general appearance.
  • Adhere to the Construction Design and Management regulations 2015.

Ideal Requirements

  • Hold a CSCS/CPCS
  • Skilled in the use of groundworks machinery with experience using power tools such as Hydraulic breakers and disc saws and grinding wheels
  • Excavation and Sub- Structure knowledge
  • Be able to problem solve on issues related to construction, using initiative when making decisions to enable the works to continue
  • Work within a team to achieve targets

Subscan UDS Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Please be aware that Subscan UDS Ltd does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies. Please do not forward applicants for our jobs or to our employees. Subscan UDS Ltd is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.

This description reflects the core activities of the role but is not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties within the department may be required in addition to changes in the emphasis of duties as required from time to time. There is a requirement for the candidate to recognise this and adopt a flexible approach to work. Job descriptions will be reviewed regularly and where necessary revised in accordance with organisational needs. Any major changes will be discussed with the candidate.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


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  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep out employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we provide full PPE on a weekly basis to help avoid spreading the virus.


  • groundworks: 1 year (preferred)
  • labouring: 1 year (preferred)


  • CSCS (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

If you’re interested please send your latest CV to hr@subscan.com or call 0344 499 5220 for immediate consideration.