Groundworker

  • Location: Oxfordshire (High Wycombe)
  • Ref: Zzoomm00018
  • Closing date: 6th December 2019
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Circa £13.22 per hour

Who: Groundworker
Where: Henley-on-Thames
Salary: This is a full time, Permanent position with Zzoomm, with an annual salary of circa £27,500 (equivalent of £13.22 per hour). Plus a Quarterly Bonus, 5 weeks paid holidays, pension, life insurance & more!

Let us introduce ourselves. Zzoomm is something different. We're a new company bringing the Full Fibre revolution to towns and cities across the UK. We like to do things in a certain way – properly. That means doing the best job we can, giving the best service, & living life to the full.

Simply a better offer:
We're not a business that relies on self-employed contract trickery or zero-hours nonsense. We want people to be with us for the long haul. We understand that permanent work brings security – to you and your family.

You'll get a proper employment contract paid regularly, come rain or shine; an achievable quarterly bonus; paid holidays; pension plan (you'll be glad of it one day!) plus other health benefits too. It's potentially both a career and a life changing level of support.

The role:
To us, you'll be known as a Build Operative. You'll be at the heart of our network build: from digging trench lines to installing ducts for fibre optic cables to customers' premises, you'll operate state-of-the-art machinery, modern excavation machinery that's always tailored to the surface you're working on.

Whether you're using mini-diggers, chain-trenchers, rock wheels or diamond blade saws, you'll put safety and quality first. Building in urban and suburban areas where people live and work, you'll be the face of Zzzoomm as we bring our network to life.

A day in the life
Every day, you'll receive work instructions and method statements on your hand-held mobile device, which you'll also use to updated progress.

Your day will often start at a local depot where you'll pick up equipment for the day's work. You'll travel to site with your crew, where you'll carry out excavation work. Crucially, you'll keep an eye out for any reasons why we should divert from the identified route or method - safety and consideration of the public are key.

You'll have
-A total commitment to health and safety
-A passion for working to high standards of quality
-A flair for working as part of a team
-The ability to be an ambassador for Zzoomm

You'll know how to
-Operate a range of construction machinery
-Apply regulations including HSEQ, NRSWA and HAUC
-Make sure that signing, lighting and guarding, and traffic management equipment is properly in place, operated correctly and maintained
-Use hand-held mobile devices to send and receive information

What's in it for me?
-We' provide you with all the tools, equipment and PPE to do your job
-25 days paid holiday, plus your birthday off and 8 paid Bank Holidays too!
-Performance bonus
-Zzoomm Pension Plan
-Life Insurance
-Employee Assistance Programme – access to confidential support 24/7
-Health Benefits and access to an online doctor for assessment and diagnosis
-Great prizes for those who live our ROAR Values (see our website for more details)

A supportive diverse company thrives. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.As Zzoomm is a start-up company, there will be a need for all employees to carry out duties in addition to their role that are deemed reasonable to get things done. We will all succeed by working as a team and with every individual contributing their skills and experience as needed.

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