About The Role
Job Reference



Wales/South West England (site-based)

Start Date


Application Closes

30th April 2024


Competitive + Benefits

Employment Type



About Viking

Viking is a Welsh Civil Engineering company committed to delivering excellence in engineering, quality, safety and sustainability. We are pragmatic and versatile and pride ourselves on a collaborative approach and going the extra mile for project success.

We are looking for skilled and dedicated Groundworkers to join our growing team. As a Groundworker, you will be an integral part of our project teams and ensure our projects are delivered safely and to a high standard.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Site Supervisor/Site Manager, day-to-day responsibilities will include (not exhaustive):

  • Complying with safety regulations and company policies and procedures
  • Operating machinery and power tools
  • Handling construction materials
  • Excavating trenches
  • Shuttering
  • Steel fixing
  • Concreting works (mixing and/or pouring)
  • Laying drainage pipes, pavements and manhole covers
  • Laying kerbs and channels
  • General labouring duties
  • Reporting all accidents/incidents/near misses
  • Completing tasks as directed by the Site Supervisor
  • Promptly notifying the Site Supervisor of any delays or issues
  • Ensuring tools and equipment are in good working order and reporting any defects found
  • Working closely with the project team to ensure the project is delivered efficiently

Qualifications and Capabilities
  • CSCS and/or CPCS cards
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • A strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • A strong track record working as a Groundworker in civil engineering
  • The following certifications are desirable:
    • Asbestos Awareness
    • Manual Handling
    • Asbestos Awareness
    • Streetworks Operative
    • Slinger/Signaller
    • First Aid at Work
    • CAT and Genny
    • Plant above and below 10te

  • A competitive wage in line with your experience and capabilities
  • Training and development

Viking Civil Engineering is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all of our employees and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

If you’re interested in applying for one of our available roles, please click ‘Apply Here’, fill in your details and submit your CV. Alternatively, you can submit your application to careers@vikingce.com referencing the Job Reference and a member of our team will get in touch.