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Civil Engineer / Ground Worker

Proactive Global
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
Dec 11, 2023

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Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Civil Engineer / Skilled Ground Workers

Days - Monday / Friday


Location: Birmingham Airport

Calling All Hands-On Civil Engineering Pros!

Are you seeking a role where you can apply your civil engineering skills to keep a busy airport running smoothly? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Birmingham Airport is seeking a Civil Engineering Operative / Skilled Ground Worker to maintain and repair the vast airfield infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maximising the Airports Civil Engineering Infrastructure availability through good maintenance practices, typically including small asphalt repairs (overbanding, joint sealing, crack sealing, small asphalt patches), concrete repairs and maintenance to water hydrants, line markings, street furniture and fencing.
Assist in the Maintenance of Infrastructure including inspections, pump maintenance and monitoring systems maintenance.
Inspection of Civil Engineering Infrastructure.
Responding to issues with Civil Engineering Infrastructure in a timely and practical manner.
Responsible for ordering and maintaining stock levels required for the post, including collection and delivery of materials from stores and suppliers.
Carry out checks and monitoring on relevant mechanical plant and equipment.
To escort and supervise external contractors and assist in arranging their visits.
Able to read layout drawings.
Assisting other trades as required.
To support the promotion of a health and safety culture across the airport.
Contribute to the safe operation of assets, services, and systems.Candidate Requirements

NVQ Level 2 in relevant Civil Engineering Discipline
2 years+ experience in relevant Civil Engineering disciple
A full and clean driving licence (preferred)
Fork lift licence (preferred)
To support the continuing operation of Birmingham Airports Civil Engineering Infrastructure
Great communication skills, both public and inter-departmental
Ability to use Word, Excel and E-mail
Must be able to work on own initiative as well as work within a team environment
Willingness to receive training as deemed appropriate
Keeping up to date on new technology/systems that could benefit Birmingham Airports Operational and sustainability targets

We need someone with strong technical skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and safely. You'll take pride in keeping the airfield operational for 30+ airlines and 13+ million travellers. This is a permanent position and will be working at Birmingham Airport, the below will need to be completed to be allowed access to work at Birmingham.

5 Year work history or reference check
Criminal record check

How to Apply:

For more information on the role, or an informal discussion regarding opportunities we have available, please contact Laura Miller on (phone number removed) or

Why work with Proactive?

Proactive Technical Recruitment is an industry leading, specialist engineering recruitment agency focused on the automation, manufacturing and robotics sectors. We offer specialist recruitment services to a niche customer base, vetting that our clients offer the best opportunities for your career.

Proactive encourages and promotes equality and diversity within the workforce. We act with honesty, integrity and impartiality, ensuring your application is considered on its own merits and without bias.

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Proactive Global is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Proactive Global is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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