Arborists/Grounds Person Required

Ground Staff East Hanningfield, East of England (United Kingdom) Full Time

About the job

Climbing Arborists
Experienced Tree Climbers to carry out shaping and reduction work rigging and dismantling including working with cranes and MEWPS. The role would also involve work on steep slopes clearing vegetation and carrying out ground base works when required.

Ground Staff (for general vegetation clearance operations)

Experienced Operatives to carry out vegetation clearance work including strimming and brush cutting, use of wood-chippers, tree felling, knapsack spraying.

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Preferred Skills

Qualifications required:

PTS, CPCS, CSCS, NPTC, LANTRA, Steep Slope working, First Aid at Work, Manual Handling

All the work we carry out at Fen Contracts is based around large scale Railway Infrastructure projects, construction sites or Government Facilities. We require people who are willing to work within the constraints that these sites require, and that are able to pass a (DBS) Personal Background Check,
 along with a Drug and Alcohol Test and Medical at the Pre-Employment Stage. Our team members must be organised and punctual with good communication skills and be able to deliver work to the highest standards. We are looking for adaptable people who can work well within a team or alone and have the ability to adapt working methods to suit the job at hand. Tools and equipment will be issued for the roles. We require the applicants to look after the equipment provided and carry out daily pre use inspections.

Applicants will be subject to an interview with the possibility of trial days if required. Own transport will be required to and from our yard location on a daily basis. A work vehicle will be provided for travel to and from site.

Applicants should have a Full Driving Licence as work is often in remote areas. Due to the nature of the work, there could be a proportion of working away, weekends and anti-social hours. 
Remuneration is dependent on levels of experience and competencies. Training and personal development plans for each successful candidate will be put into place.

The purpose of this, is to add to our existing team we have, the most important thing is a “Can do” attitude, because “That will do” Won’t do here!


About the Company

Fen Contracts LTD

Fen Contracts are a highly experienced, multi skilled company with the ability to cover a broad range of services which are linked to the core of our business, vegetation clearance. Predominately our work is focused on Rail Infrastructure, Highways and Ministry of Defence sites. We also work for a wide range of other specialist companies covering Civil Engineering, The Environment Agency and Private Land Owners.

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