The Brickwork Site Operative will be a hands-on operative, responsible for day to day labouring duties on site to support our Direct Brickwork Gang. The position entails loading out of bricks and blocks ready for bricklayers and ensuring that the working environment is kept clean, clear and safe at all times.
This position is a physically demanding job which entails working on scaffolding at various heights, health and safety awareness is essential on site at all times and must be adhered to by all operatives.
Taylor Wimpey takes part in the National House-Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job scheme, where our sites are independently assessed by the NHBC across 28 different standards. We are also committed to providing a safe place in which our employees and sub-contractors can work and to high standards of environmental management. Trades and labour are the backbone of our build process.
What you will do:
- Keep production running carrying out day to day activities, minimise delays.
- Good communication with other operatives.
- Read and interpret working drawings for quantity of materials required.
- Cut and trim bricks using hammers or chisels or masonry saws and other hand and power tools.
- Cleaning and maintaining a safe working environment.
- Cleaning and maintaining all work tools.
- Working in line with Taylor Wimpey HSE Procedures and in a safe environment.
- Ability to solve problems with the use of various materials and methods.
What you will have:
- A natural communicator who can support and motivate team members.
- Previous on-site experience working within a team.
- Construction related qualification in brickwork or similar related qualification.
- IT Skills (Microsoft package, and mobile applications).
- Knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation.
- Ability to plan and make decisions to enhance productivity.
- Full UK Driving Licence.
- Good standard of Math’s and English skills.
Individuals seeking employment at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Checks and eligibility to work:
To be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.
If you are successful at interview and the Company considers making an offer of employment, you may be asked to give your consent to the following pre-employment check[s] being undertaken by our third-party provider, Experian (or any other appropriate third-party provider that the Company chooses to engage).
The type of checks made will depend on the role in question but may include any or all the following:
- Criminal records (DBS);
- Credit reference
The purpose of such checks will be to assess your suitability for the role. If it subsequently transpires that you have given incorrect, false or misleading information, your application will not be taken further.
What we will offer you:
Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.
We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.
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