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General Construction Operative


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This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

At Taylor Wimpey we are looking to grow our directly employed trade teams, so if you are looking for a career on site then you’ll be joining a business with an inclusive culture and a passion for getting things right first time. We are looking for quality skilled trades people that really take pride in the work they do, manage jobs effectively and build strong relationships with employees on site and customers.

Based at aTaylor Wimpey site, the General Construction Operative is responsible for day to day housekeeping of our development sites and will give assistance to the site production team.

What you will do:

Daily Duties  

  • Cleaning and maintaining site welfare 
  • Ensure that are materials are put away and stored correctly 
  • Supervise the unloading of delivery’s 
  • Maintain safe access and egress to the welfare facilities. 
  • Maintain and develop pedestrian walkways throughout the development  
  • Erect and maintain that all signage is in place and up to date 
  • Maintain site presentation.  
  • Maintain sales presentation. 
  • Ensure that a clean and safe place of work is maintained inside the plots at all times 
  • Supporting getting plots ready for NHBC Inspections 
  • Maintain protection of 2nd fix items. 
  • Opening and locking up site and plots at the start and end of the working day. 
  • General Housekeeping. 


  • Provide assistance to the site team and specialised trades 

Health and Safety 

  • Keep walkways clear / traffic management 

What you will have:

  • CSCS Card holder
  • Self-motivated and have good communication skills
  • High standard of workmanship
  • Full, clean driving license – will need to travel to various construction sites
  • Safety Awareness
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Individuals seeking employments 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 and hold a full UK drivers licence.

What we will offer you:

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, paid wet days, 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.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

The benefits we offer
Agile Working
House purchase discounts
Competitive Pension
Employee share ownership
Time off for charity work
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Disability Confident

As a proud Disability Confident Employer, Taylor Wimpey is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We actively collaborate with individuals who have disabilities and long-term health conditions which have an effect on their ability to do normal daily activities, ensuring that barriers are eliminated when it comes to employment opportunities. In line with our commitment, we guarantee an interview to applicants who declare to us during the application process that they have a disability and meet the minimum requirements for the role. Join us in building a truly diverse and empowered team.

To all employment agencies

Taylor Wimpey (our/us/we) does not accept unsolicited candidate details, CVs, resumes, applications or any other speculative approaches (Resumes) from employment agencies, executive search firms, recruitment agencies and other staffing agencies unless that agency is specifically appointed by us via an executed service contract for a particular job opening. Please do not forward unsolicited Resumes in response to this advert to any of our employees or any of our regional business offices, including our head office, sales centres and sites. We are not liable for any fees related to unsolicited Resumes. Please refer to our employment agency statement here - Employment Agency Statement ‧ Taylor Wimpey

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