Location:
Scotland
City Town:
Glasgow
Department:
Operations
Salary Details:
Competitive plus benefits
About The Role

Morrison Water Services is currently looking to recruit a General Pipeline Operative - Cross Country/Urban Pipelines on a 12-month fixed-term contract.  You will be working on our Caledonia Water Alliance contract in Scotland.

As a General Pipeline Operative you will play an important part in our Site Delivery Team who are responsible for the Construction, Testing and Commissioning of a number of large diameter projects.

As the General Pipeline Operative your duties & responsibilities will be:

  • A large range of practical tasks including digging trenches, placing and compacting pipe bedding material, laying and jointing pipes, backfilling and compacting trenches, mix and lay concrete, operate machinery, use equipment such as drills and pumps and move and unload materials.  The work may also include fencing work, earthworks, construction of pipeline chambers and assisting skilled workers for example Joiners or Bricklayers
  • Working alongside Gangers, Foremen and Construction Managers
  • The work may involve the driving of fork-lift trucks, dumper trucks and other construction site vehicles, you may also be asked to take the role of Banksman
  • Keeping the site tidy and looking after tools and equipment
  • Providing assistance to the site team
  • Working safely at all times

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Experience and a good understanding of cross country or urban pipeline construction.
  • Experience of excavating and laying pipe in fields and or public highways
  • Experience of backfill and reinstatement in roads or cross country

As a minimum hold the following qualifications or have an understanding of:

  • NRSWA operative
  • Water SHEA,
  • National Water Hygiene  
  • Scottish Water DOMS qualifications
  • A good understanding of Health & Safety.
  • Hold a full driving licence

Additional Information

  • You must possess a high degree of manual dexterity demonstrated through the use of hand tools.
  • You will be required to work outdoors in all weathers and be required to walk and stand on uneven ground. 
  • You must also be able to work within a confined space, without restriction.

What’s in it for you?

  • 21 days annual leave plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Company van and fuel card (business use only)
About The Company

Morrison Utility Services is the UK’s largest provider of essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the electricity, water and gas sectors across the UK & Ireland.  Our workforce operates 24/7, in local communities to keep people connected, households and businesses warm, taps flowing and the lights on.

We aim to be the employer of choice in the Utility Services sector.  Our continued growth and success is creating opportunities for fulfilling and rewarding roles, making the best use of our people’s skills and expertise.  We want our people to have a positive impact on customers, communities and our clients every day.  We invest in training our people, developing leadership capabilities to create ambassadors not just employees.  Through strong leadership, teamwork and mutual support we want our business to thrive on a happy, healthy and, most importantly, safe workforce.

M Group Services values diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  We are committed to equal opportunities.

 

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