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Site Operative/General Labourer

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Water, Hydrology & Marine Ecology
Town/City Andover
Salary Additional Information Up to £24,000 per annum DOE
Salary (Minimum)
Salary (Maximum)
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level First Level
Company Name Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd
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Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Five Rivers Environmental Contracting is a leading industry specialist in the consultation, design and implementation of ecological and environmental solutions. With over 25 years’ working with nature, our expertise encompasses terrestrial and aquatic habitats with a specific passion for rivers and wetlands. For more information about working with Fiver Rivers please visit the website. For jobs within ecological and waterway management see more jobs at www.environmentjobs.com
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We are looking for Site Technicians, who are outstanding team players, with a positive and professional attitude to join our team to undertake projects locally and nationwide. You will be experienced in undertaking practical site-based works and will have demonstrable experience in adhering to site health, safety, environmental and wellbeing standards. We are looking for individuals to be based within commuting distance of our new head office in the Andover area, however as we work nationally, there will be an expectation to travel and stay away from home regularly.


We are looking for someone who has experience in working outdoors in environmentally sensitive areas. Staff with experience in working on large infrastructure projects UK wide, will be looked on favourably. You will receive ongoing training and development in all aspects of the operational tasks and have a great opportunity for continued progression.

We are looking for real go-getters who have a positive work ethic, and a practical and determined approach


Five Rivers are a widely recognised industry specialist in the consultation, design and implementation of ecological and environmental solutions. With over 25 years’ working with nature, the business is experiencing sustained growth driven by its customer centric focus and ability to attract and retain the best talent. 


The role

As a Site Technician, you will be delivering a variety of environment enhancement projects including river restoration, fish passage, ecological mitigation and restoration works from concept through to delivery. You will be working alongside hardworking, motivated and passionate people as part of the Habitats team. 


Person specification

  • Full driving license
  • Physically fit and motivated
  • Prepared to stay away Monday to Friday (where necessary)


Desirable but not essential

  • Valid CSCS card or equivalent
  • Hold 3-day First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Have experience of operating plant and machinery in ecologically and environmentally sensitive environments


Salary and benefits

  • Technicians - Up to £24,000 per annum DOE
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 
  • Overtime with Night and Weekend enhancements
  • Paid accommodation and subsistence allowance (when working away)
  • Access to a company pool vehicles
  • Regular training and career development
  • Access to mental health support and professional financial advice.



At Five Rivers we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.


Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.


The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential.


Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working and social activities.



Are you the one we’re looking for? Apply before the 30th of September 2021 for immediate consideration (please note that if we receive a high volume of applications, the closing date may be brought forward). Apply now by clicking the link and providing the information requested. 

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