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An excellent opportunity for an experienced General Operative to join a well-established company.


The Company: ESS Ltd

Specialising in tailored security solutions for commercial applications including large blue-chip companies and public sector organisations, they offer unrivalled expertise. From their headquarters in Darlington, County Durham they offer a national service, delivered locally, to clients spread throughout the UK.

They are a principle member of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), as well as being NSI GOLD, ISO9001:2015, ISO27001:2013, BAFE, SafeContractor, CHAS and Constructionline accredited and they have developed relationships with leading technology partners, Axis communications and Genetec.

About the Role:

As a General Operative you will need to be a multi skilled individual with good experience in a wide range of civil engineering (groundworks) aspects.

Candidate Requirements:

Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in civils (groundworks – ducting, concrete foundations etc).

Experienced in the use of a 1.5T Excavator and 1T Dumper

Experienced Banksman

Telehandler license (not essential but would be beneficial)

Streetworks tickets (not essential but would be beneficial)

Familiar with safe working practices alongside Health and Safety requirements.

Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.

Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Basic understanding of Microsoft Office.

Prepared to assist with site set up, hand digging, laying concrete & ducting etc (not all works will be in a machine).

Prepared to assist with other works (i.e. Cabling and first fixing containment etc) when not on civils projects


CSCS (CCNSG and EMSS also accepted)



IPAF (not essential but would be beneficial)

Full Driving Licence. 

Company Benefits:

Competitive Salary plus overtime

Pension Scheme

20 Days Annual Leave plus Bank Holidays

Staff Development Training Courses



This role will involve regularly working away from home.  Accommodation and expenses will be provided.

The successful candidate will be subject to BS7858 Security Screening and UKSV.

Full employment will be subject to successful completion of a 6-month probationary period.

They are an equal opportunity employer and as such we encourage applications from all suitably qualified or experienced persons.

If you feel that you have the relative skills/attributes to fulfil this role then please apply now!

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