Location idverde UK, Edinburgh
Hours per week 40
Job Reference RAF0007438
Salary Competitive
Job Type Permanent

Operatives (Falkirk)

Operatives (Falkirk)

Job reference number: RAF0007438

Who are we looking for?

We are currently seeking experienced backfilling operatives, reinstatement operatives, Hotbox and Clamshell Drivers to join our workforce based in Falkirk. We are looking for an individual who are keen to work and learn, self-motivated and flexible to join our highly skilled team. This is a permanent position with a working week of 40 hours with overtime available when necessary.

Who are we?

idverde is Europe’s leading provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects, with an annual turnover of €700m and over 7,000 colleagues operating throughout the UK, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland. We offer a holistic range of services to support the creation, maintenance, and management of landscapes throughout the UK, working with both public and private sector clients to deliver bespoke solutions for each project’s unique challenges.

As the UK’s top grounds maintenance and landscaping provider, idverde UK offers a broad range of services. From professional open space management to landscape design and build, grounds maintenance, tree surgery, civil engineering, outdoor facilities management, biodiversity management, waterways management, reinstatement services and much more.

Are you who we are looking for?

  • Able to complete assigned works within agreed timescale, to an agreed specification and idverde’s high standards.
  • You will work as part of our reinstatement team and have knowledge and experience of Reinstatement for Utilities on Highways and Private sites.
  • Backfillers/Reinstatement Teams -To have skills and knowledge of all aspects of backfilling excavations around live services and reinstatement techniques including Tarmac, modular services, slabs, kerbs, setting ironworks and concrete.
  • HGV Drivers – HGV Licence and experience of driving a Hotbox or Grab/HIAB lorry working alongside teams.
  • To communicate clearly and positively with the Manager.
  • To ensure you always wear the correct uniform & PPE.
  • To ensure vehicles and machinery are in good working order, properly used and maintained.
  • Full driving licence preferred.
  • Valid NRSWA Streetworks card preferred.
  • Be able to demonstrate and implement daily health & safety in the workplace.
  • The ability to be able to work independently but also as part of a wider team.
  • Physically demanding role and will involve working outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is updated using a tablet/phone.

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive rate of pay per hour (dependant on experience)
  • 21 Days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment Pension scheme (5% employee/3% employer)
  • Refer a friend – £500 for every successful candidate employed
  • Access to our Health and wellbeing support programme (EAP)
  • Annual and monthly colleague recognition schemes with rewards to be won!
  • A range of flexible benefits, including retail discounts, volunteering policies and financial wellbeing support
  • Plus, much more

Interested? Please do not hesitate to apply with your CV making sure to quote the job reference number.

Job reference number: RAF0007438


  • Full training and development to help you grow your career
  • A competitive salary to match your experience
  • Refer a friend - £500 for every successful candidate employed
  • Generous holiday plus statutory days
  • A range of flexible benefits including retail discounts etc
  • Auto enrolment Pension scheme (5% employee/3% employer)
  • Plus much more