Rope Access Operative (Permanent)

Job Description

If you love climbing, we can offer you the chance to use your skills at work!

We have opportunities for rope access technicians to work across the South West. We are a successful civil engineering contractor in the rail sector and we are now expanding our business here.

Rope Access operatives are utilised for works in hard to reach places, without the benefit of a scaffold or work platform. Operatives would be required to;

  • Have a conscious approach to safety culture, and be seen to actively promote safety when working at height
  • Be comfortable working at altitudes other people would find problematic
  • Work at height using a wide range of tools in a physically demanding environment
  • Be capable of planning and discussing with the Rope Access Supervisor their own access/egress and rescue arrangements
  • Be capable of methodical thinking and problem solving
  • Have a good work ethic with an eye for attention to detail
  • Other construction skill sets too would be advantageous:, i.e.; 360 excavator, telehandler, chainsaw, confined space, slinger banksman etc.

If you are prepared to work hard with us as we grow our business, we will give you all the training and technical qualifications you will need to build your career with us.

To find out more please contact our HR Department on 01132624444 or alternatively send an email to our recruitment inbox

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in Rope Access / Geo-technical works
  • Civils / rail background

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PTS
  • IRATA – L1 to L3
  • Small tools (chainsaw etc)

The Package

  • Collaborative and friendly working culture
  • 20 days holiday + Statutory Bank Holidays
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Hybrid Working
  • Training & Development opportunities
  • Paid Volunteer Days
  • Annual Flu Jabs
  • Employee Assistance Programmes for advice and counselling
  • Company Pension and Death in Service scheme

Package dependent on experience.

If you are interested in this role and would like to apply, please follow the below instructions. We look forward to hearing from you!

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. All applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent, regardless of their age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Due to the large volume of recruitment enquiries we receive, we are not always able to respond personally to all enquiries. If you have not heard from us within 14 days please assume that we do not have any immediate opportunities suited to your requirements. We encourage you to regularly review our vacancy lists and contact us again if you wish to apply for these advertised opportunities. Thank you for your interest in our Company.